Average Experienced Principal Electrical Engineer with Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) Skills Salary

$126,789
Avg. Salary
$3,000
Bonus
$3,600
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The average salary for an Experienced Principal Electrical Engineer with Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) skills is $126,789.
10%
$106k
10%
$127k
50%
$148k
90%
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MEDIAN $126,789
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Salary
$106k - $148k
Bonus
$503 - $15k
Profit Sharing
$661 - $5k
Total Pay
$107k - $157k

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Job Description for Principal Electrical Engineer

Principal Electrical Engineer Tasks
  • Manage all aspects Electrical Engineering projects from beginning phases until completion.
  • Develop policies and procedures for use of the created products.
  • Develop, design, and test electrical devices.

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Popular Skills for Principal Electrical Engineer

Skills in Board Design / Debug are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Design, Project Management, Systems Engineering and Engineering Design.

Pay by Experience Level for Principal Electrical Engineer

A mid-career Principal Electrical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $121,265 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $135,372.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 63 survey responses.
Mid Career
7.9%
Late Career
92.1%