The average salary for an Experienced Principal Electrical Engineer with Engineering Design skills in Minneapolis, Minnesota is $125,703.
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Job Description for Principal Electrical Engineer
A principal electrical engineer oversees electrical-related building or design projects within their organization, as well as oversees a staff of junior engineers who work in their planning and execution. The principal electrical engineer serves in a project manager capacity, regularly inspecting and reviewing the work being done, noting any needed corrections or adjustments. For many building and design firms, the principal engineer also performs cost forecasting, projections, and estimations; …Read more
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 Simulation, Software Development and Systems Engineering are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management.
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Employees with Principal Electrical Engineer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 25.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (6.5% more) and Tucson, Arizona (3.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (6.2% less), Seattle, Washington (4.7% less) and San Diego, California (3.9% less).
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