Late-Career Principal Electrical Engineer Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Late-Career Principal Electrical Engineer is $121,318 per year.
Late-Career Principal Electrical Engineer Salary (?
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$96,017 - $157,897
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $121,318
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Late-Career Principal Electrical Engineer Salary (?
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$36.70 - $98.39
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $60
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$96,017 - $157,897  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $22,990  
Profit Sharing
$503 - $15,514  
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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$97,393 - $174,994  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 316
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$36.70 - $98.39  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $80.36  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $22,990  
   
Profit Sharing
$503 - $15,514  
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).
)
$97,393 - $174,994  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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Skills That Affect Late-Career Principal Electrical Engineer Salaries

Board Design / Debug
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Engineering Design
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Design
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Software Development
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Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
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$128,000
Simulation
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Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Word
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Microsoft Office
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Controls
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Systems Engineering
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Project Management
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 94 votes.

Gender

Female
2%
female alumni
 
Male
98%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 7%