SENIOR PRINCIPAL ENGINEER SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$124,000
$96,000
Min 10%
$124,000
Median 50%
$160,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Cavium
Highest Paying City
Menlo Park, CA
Highest Paying State
Washington
Average Experience Level
5.1 years
How much does a senior principal engineer make?
Senior Principal Engineers in America make an average salary of $124,594 per year or $59.9 per hour. While the top 10 percent make over $161,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $96,000. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Senior Principal Engineers are Internet companies and Technology companies. Washington, Louisiana, Delaware, Texas, and District of Columbia have the highest paying Senior Principal Engineer jobs. The typical employment for a Senior Principal Engineer is 5.1 years.
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Average Senior Principal Engineer Salary By Company

Senior Principal Engineer jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. The most abundant employment opportunities for Senior Principal Engineers are in Internet companies and Technology companies. Senior Principal Engineers at Cavium and Superior Group report the highest salaries. In addition, companies like Activision Blizzard and Dell report highly competitive salaries for Senior Principal Engineers.

Average Senior Principal Engineer Salary By Location

Senior Principal Engineers in the United States of America make on average $124,594 a year or $59.9 per hour. Senior Principal Engineers make the most in Menlo Park, CA at about $143,557 per year. The average entry-level salary in Menlo Park, CA is $98,000. Washington, Louisiana, Delaware, Texas, and District of Columbia are the highest paying states. Wyoming, Montana, North Dakota, Idaho, and Kentucky are the lowest earners.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Menlo Park, CA
$143,557
2
Bothell, WA
$138,075
3
Houston, TX
$136,121
4
Annapolis, MD
$132,699
5
Philadelphia, PA
$132,680

RECENTLY ADDED Senior Principal Engineer SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Metropolitan Council
Senior Principal Engineer
10/31/2019
$78,125
MSP Metropolitan Council
Senior Principal Engineer
10/29/2019
$78,125
Boehringer Ingelheim
Senior Principal Engineer
10/24/2019
$500,000
Orion Talent
Senior Principal Engineer
10/22/2019
$80,000
Ramsoft Systems, Inc.
Senior Principal Engineer
10/22/2019
$141,916
MSP Metropolitan Council
Senior Principal Engineer
09/22/2019
$78,125
Strategic Employment
Senior Principal Engineer
09/20/2019
$115,000
Workbridge Associates
Senior Principal Engineer
09/20/2019
$150,000
Jobspring Partners
Senior Principal Engineer
08/28/2019
$171,134
Strategic Employment Partners
Senior Principal Engineer
08/26/2019
$115,000
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