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Experienced Principal Electrical Engineer Salary

Six-figure salaries are the norm for Experienced Principal Electrical Engineers , with median pay hovering around $121K per year. The range in cash compensation to Experienced Principal Electrical Engineers ($90K to $152K) includes potential earnings of $20K each from bonuses and profit sharing in exceptional cases. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$86,906 - $144,101
MEDIAN: $113,293

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National Salary Data (?
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$86,906 - $144,101  
$0.00 - $19,914  
Profit Sharing
$750 - $19,653  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
$89,546 - $152,443  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 321
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Pay Difference by Location

With a pay rate for Experienced Principal Electrical Engineers that is 6 percent greater than the national average, Boston offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession.

Skills That Affect Experienced Principal Electrical Engineer Salaries

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Board Design / Debug
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Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
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Software Development
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Engineering Design
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Project Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 69 votes.


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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 7%