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Principal Engineer Salary

How much does a Principal Engineer make in the United States?
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$115,474 (USD)/yr

Average Base Salary

$56 (USD)/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$7,344 (USD)/yr

Average Bonus
The average principal engineer salary in United States is $115,474 or an equivalent hourly rate of $56. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $7,344. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
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$80,470 (USD)

Entry Level Salary

$143,554 (USD)

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