Average Principal Systems Engineer with System Integration Skills Salary at BAE Systems Inc.

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The average salary for a Principal Systems Engineer with System Integration skills at BAE Systems Inc. is $117,720.
MEDIAN $117,720
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$91k - $148k
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$0 - $250
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$91k - $152k

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Job Description for Principal Systems Engineer

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.
The top respondents for the job title Principal Systems Engineer are from the companies Raytheon Co., Northrop Grumman Corporation and Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC). Reported salaries are highest at Rockwell Collins, Inc. where the average pay is $158,843. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Raytheon Missile Systems and Raytheon Co., earning around $130,473 and $129,012, respectively. Orbital ATK pays the lowest at around $109,616. L-3 Communications and Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $111,000 and $112,000, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Principal Systems Engineer

Skills in System Architecture are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Technical Analysis, Requirements Analysis and Systems Engineering.