A Late-Career Principal Electrical Engineer earns an average salary of $129,140 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Design, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel.

$103,765 - $167,795
$100K
$130K
$170K
MEDIAN: $129,140
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$59.32 - $88.03
$65
MEDIAN: $65.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$103,765 - $167,795  
   
Bonus
$147.95 - $24,126  
Profit Sharing
$51.06 - $19,574  
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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$105,450 - $182,045  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 238
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$65.00  
   
Overtime
$62.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$147.95 - $24,126  
   
Profit Sharing
$51.06 - $19,574  
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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$105,450 - $182,045  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9

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Key Stats for Principal Electrical Engineer

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.
0100
20 years or more
100%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Principal Electrical Engineer Salaries

Design
up arrow 17%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 16%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 12%

Project Management
up arrow 8%

Simulation
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 8%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 6%


Board Design / Debug
up arrow 3%

Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
up arrow 3%

Systems Engineering
up arrow 1%

National Average
$134,000

Controls
up arrow 1%

Software Development
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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