Senior Principal Engineers in America make an average salary of $132,865 per year or $63.88 per hour.While the top 10 percent make over $168,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $104,000.Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Senior Principal Engineers are Technology companies and Health Care companies.Delaware, Maryland, California, New Mexico, and Virginia have the highest paying Senior Principal Engineer jobs.The typical employment for a Senior Principal Engineer is 5.1 years.
Average Senior Principal Engineer Salary By Location
The national average salary for a Senior Principal Engineer in the United States is $132,865 per year or $63.88 per hour.Senior Principal Engineers make the most in Washington, DC at about $159,922 per year.Not only that, Washington, DC also has an average entry-level salary of $107,000.Delaware, Maryland, California, New Mexico, and Virginia are the top 5 highest earning states for Senior Principal Engineers.On the other hand, Minnesota, Nebraska, Iowa, Wisconsin, and Arkansas report the lowest wages for Senior Principal Engineers.
The darker areas on the map show where Senior Principal Engineers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.
Average Senior Principal Engineer Salary By Company
There is good job security in Senior Principal Engineer positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others.The most abundant employment opportunities for Senior Principal Engineers are in Technology companies and Health Care companies.Infosys Public Services and Accenture Federal Services are the highest paying companies.In addition, companies like Dell and CB Richard Ellis Memphis report highly competitive salaries for Senior Principal Engineers.
Senior Principal Engineer salaries can vary depending on the industry.Our data shows that Telecommunication companies, Pharmaceutical companies, and Manufacturing companies tend to have the highest salaries for Senior Principal Engineers.Telecommunication companies pay their Senior Principal Engineers the highest wages, averaging $163,224 per year. Pharmaceutical companies and Manufacturing companies pay well too, at $145,981 and $137,413, respectively.At $130,753, the average salary for Senior Principal Engineers in the Technology industry is lower than other industries.
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