A Late-Career Principal Electrical Engineer earns an average salary of $129,244 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Design, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office.

$104,722 - $166,785
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $129,244
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$57.67 - $75.53
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MEDIAN: $61.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$104,722 - $166,785  
   
Bonus
$750 - $23,945  
Profit Sharing
$25.00 - $21,250  
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).
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$106,702 - $181,056  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 239
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$61.45  
   
Overtime
$71.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$750 - $23,945  
   
Profit Sharing
$25.00 - $21,250  
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).
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$106,702 - $181,056  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 9
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Skills That Affect Principal Electrical Engineer Salaries

Design
up arrow 17%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 15%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 12%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 11%

Project Management
up arrow 7%

Controls
up arrow 7%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 6%

Simulation
up arrow 5%

Engineering Design
up arrow 2%

Board Design / Debug
up arrow 1%

Systems Engineering
0%

Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
0%

National Average
$134,000

Software Development
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
medical benefits
Vision: 78%
dental benefits
None: 3%
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