$81,882
Avg. Salary
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$3,938

Bonus

$4,000

Profit Sharing

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The average pay for a Principal Systems Engineer is $81,882 per year.

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Salary $61,349 - $128,694
Bonus $1,009 - $13,574
Profit Sharing $4,000
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$61,219 - $132,951
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 115

Job Description for Principal Systems Engineer

Principal systems engineers are engineers that lead a group of other engineers in technical projects. Their primary job goal is to analyze all parts of a system and make sure each component is acting as it should. They do some physical work on the systems they oversee; however, the majority of their time and effort is spent analyzing systems and delegating tasks to their team members. Many different types of companies hire principal systems engineers, including the government, security, defense, and technology organizations.

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Principal Systems Engineer Tasks
  • Plan, develop and lead systems engineering projects and efforts.
  • May also interact with customers, make business assessments and mentor other engineers.
  • Develop, configure and oversee the upgrade, enhancements and fixes of applicable systems.

Principal Systems Engineer Job Listings

Key Stats for Principal Systems Engineer

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
28%

Skills That Affect Principal Systems Engineer Salaries

System Architecture
▲7%

Technical Analysis
▲4%

National Average
$83,000

Systems Engineering
▼2%

Requirements Analysis
▼3%

Project Management
▼5%

Engineering Design
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 11%