Average Late-Career Principal Electrical Engineer with Simulation Skills Salary

$139,643
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$14,740
Bonus
$7,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Late-Career Principal Electrical Engineer with Simulation skills is $139,643.
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$108k
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$140k
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$169k
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MEDIAN $139,643
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Salary
$108k - $169k
Bonus
$1k - $30k
Profit Sharing
$5k - $10k
Total Pay
$110k - $191k

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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 in Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management, Systems Engineering, Board Design / Debug 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. A mid-career Principal Electrical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $125,475 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Principal Electrical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $127,352 based on 50 salaries.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 63 survey responses.
Early Career
7.9%
Mid Career
12.7%
Experienced
79.4%