How much does a Principal Systems Analyst make? The average Principal Systems Analyst salary is $105,663 as of August 27, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $88,310 and $135,196. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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The Principal Systems Engineer will be responsible for systems engineering associated with complex ... Activities include using MBSE methodologies for operational/functional flow analysis, requirements ... - 38 days ago
Freddie Mac - McLean , VA
Represents the organization as the principal customer contact on contracts and often performs ... Identify Systems of Record and other metadata for data owned by the business area. * Quickly ...
Freddie Mac - 2 days ago
RTX - Herndon , VA
Performing system analysis to evaluate and refine system security postures * Researching, staging, and implementing new patches, rollouts, and upgrades for various applications and hardware to ...
Raytheon - 53 days ago
You must be familiar with RF analyses such as link budgets, digital modulation/coding, gain/loss budgets, noise figure, etc. • Requirements flow-down from top-level customer documents through ...
Northrop Grumman - 25 days ago
This customer-facing position supports program staff in the analysis, investigation, and resolution of engineering electrical systems problems, subsystem requirements development, tasking, and ...
Northrop Grumman - 12 days ago
Recruitology, Inc. - Chesterfield , VA
Principal Automation Analyst Utilities Hiring Range: $64,456 - $98,664 Deadline: 11:59 p.m ... Provide work direction to the systems team and act as the team lead in the automation coordinators ... - 19 days ago

Principal Systems Analyst Salary in Major Cities

This chart shows the salary comparison for Principal Systems Analyst between major cities. San Francisco City consistently ranks #1 as of August 27, 2020. Click on the chart to see the detail salary data for Principal Systems Analyst in each city.
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City Name Average Salary
San Francisco, CA $132,079
Washington, DC $117,624
Miami, FL $102,864
Chicago, IL $112,097
Boston, MA $119,051
New York, NY $127,113
Dallas, TX $104,977
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What is the average salary for Principal Systems Analyst in 2020?
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Principal Systems Analyst in the United States. The base salary for Principal Systems Analyst ranges from $88,310 to $135,196 with the average base salary of $105,663. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $93,853 to $157,237 with the average total cash compensation of $114,899.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $105,663 $88,310 - $135,196
Bonus $9,236 $5,543 - $22,041
Total Pay $114,899 $93,853 - $157,237
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What's the difference between Principal Systems Engineer and Principal Systems Analyst?
According to our latest salary estimation on August 27, 2020. The average salary of Principal Systems Analyst is $105,663, and the average salary of Principal Systems Engineer is $167,258. The average salary of Principal Systems Engineer is higher than Principal Systems Analyst. ( 2020-08-27 )
I am a Principal Systems Analyst, which location’s salary is higher, Idaho Falls, ID or Harlingen, TX?
Idaho Falls, ID typically sees higher pay than Harlingen, TX for Principal Systems Analyst. a Principal Systems Analyst Salary in Idaho Falls, ID is $96,053 as of August 27, 2020; a Principal Systems Analyst Salary in Harlingen, TX is $92,614 as of August 27, 2020. ( 2020-08-27 )
Why does the salary of a Principal Systems Analyst vary from city to city?
The cost of living is tied to salaries. If the expenses are higher in a particular city, then the wage level will be higher as well to afford the people can opportunity to live there. This is why you're always going to make more money in New York City for example, than in a small town. ( 2020-08-27 )
What are the Pay Factors for Principal Systems Analyst?
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Last Update: August 27, 2020