Principle Engineer

Principle Engineer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$118,000
$88,000
Min 10%
$118,000
Median 50%
$157,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
OneSubsea
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
District of Columbia
Average Experience Level
4.5 years
How much does a principle engineer make?
The national average salary for a Principle Engineer in the U.S. is $118,149 annually or $56.8 hourly. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 69,000. The top 10 percent earn over $157,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $88,000 annually. Hospitality companies and Internet companies have the most job opportunities for Principle Engineers. The best states for high paying Principle Engineer jobs are District of Columbia, Delaware, Louisiana, Maryland, and California. The typical employment for a Principle Engineer is 4.5 years.
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Average Principle Engineer Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Principle Engineer in the USA is $118,149 annually or $56.8 hourly. San Francisco, CA reports the highest annual salary for Principle Engineers at 154,826. Even as an entry-level Principle Engineer, you will make $104,000 per year in San Francisco, CA. District of Columbia, Delaware, Louisiana, Maryland, and California are the states with the highest payscale for Principle Engineers. South Dakota, West Virginia, North Dakota, Arkansas, and Kentucky have the lowest reported salaries for Principle Engineers.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
San Francisco, CA
$154,826
2
Houston, TX
$140,045
3
Arlington, VA
$132,206
4
Edison, NJ
$129,139
5
Danvers, MA
$128,581

Average Principle Engineer Salary By Company

Principle Engineers report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Hospitality companies and Internet companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. OneSubsea and Citi are the best paying companies for Principle Engineers. Companies like Amec Foster Wheeler E&C Services and C&S Wholesale Grocers also pay high salaries to their Principle Engineers.

Average Principle Engineer Pay By Industry

Principle Engineer salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our analysis shows that Manufacturing companies, Professional companies, and Technology companies pay higher-than-average wages for Principle Engineers. Manufacturing companies pay their Principle Engineers the highest wages, averaging $124,732 per year. Professional companies and Technology companies pay well too, at $116,359 and $116,208, respectively. At $100,906, the average salary for Principle Engineers in the Utilities industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Manufacturing
$124,732
2
Professional
$116,359
3
Technology
$116,208
4
Utilities
$100,906

Recently Added Principle Engineer Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Workbridge Associates
Principle Engineer
11/24/2019
$130,000
Randstad
Principle Engineer
10/29/2019
$100,000
Workbridge Associates
Principle Engineer
10/22/2019
$166,960
Workbridge Associates
Principle Engineer
09/20/2019
$155,000
Jobspring Partners
Principle Engineer
08/22/2019
$160,000
Shadowsoft, Inc.
Principle Engineer
06/10/2019
$140,000