An Experienced Senior Principal Engineer earns an average salary of $134,652 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are System Architecture and Engineering Design, Semiconductor.

$100,055 - $170,977
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MEDIAN: $134,652
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$100,055 - $170,977  
   
Bonus
$2,466 - $30,575  
Profit Sharing
$450.00 - $18,000  
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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$103,657 - $189,019  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 283

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Key Stats for Senior Principal Engineer

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.
076
10-19 years
77%
20 years or more
23%
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Skills That Affect Senior Principal Engineer Salaries

System Architecture
up arrow 27%

Engineering Design, Semiconductor
up arrow 12%

Software Development
up arrow 7%

Systems Engineering
up arrow 6%

Product Development
up arrow 2%

Engineering Design
up arrow 1%

National Average
$142,000

Software Architecture
up arrow 1%

Technical Analysis
up arrow 2%

Research Analysis
up arrow 2%

Project Management
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 93%
vision benefits
Vision: 85%
dental benefits
None: 2%
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