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Mid-Career Principal Electrical Engineer Salary

A Mid-Career Principal Electrical Engineer earns an average salary of $102,309 per year. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$80,464 - $128,988
MEDIAN: $102,309

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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
$80,464 - $128,988  
$500 - $15,319  
Profit Sharing
$1,192 - $16,107  
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).
$80,917 - $137,513  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 177

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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Principal Electrical Engineer Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 14%

Systems Engineering
up arrow 6%

National Average

up arrow 2%

Engineering Design
up arrow 3%

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Board Design / Debug
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.


6 %
94 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 90%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 3%