Average Mid-Career Principal Electrical Engineer with Simulation Skills Salary

$125,475
Avg. Salary
$9,759
Bonus
$500
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Principal Electrical Engineer with Simulation skills is $125,475.
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$97k
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$125k
50%
$151k
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MEDIAN $125,475
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United States (change)
Salary
$97k - $151k
Bonus
$507 - $16k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $500
Total Pay
$97k - $162k

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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.

Career Paths

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Popular Skills for Principal Electrical Engineer

Skills that pay less than market rate include Board Design / Debug, Design, Project Management, Systems Engineering and Engineering Design.

Pay by Experience Level for Principal Electrical Engineer

An early career Principal Electrical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $101,184 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Principal Electrical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $127,352 based on 50 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $139,643.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 107 survey responses.
Early Career
4.7%
Experienced
46.7%
Late Career
48.6%