How much does a Principle Systems Engineer make? The average Principle Systems Engineer salary is $142,485 as of October 28, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $127,387 and $159,731. 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Advantage Resourcing - Stafford , VA
Principle Systems Engineer Job Location: Remote (Supporting the Stafford, VA facility) Hourly Rate: Up to $63.46hr depending on experience Job Summary: * We currently have multiple Remote ...
Staffmark - 11 days ago
Leidos - Reston , VA
... principle IT engineer to provide engineering expertise and guidance for the design, development, implementation, and sustainment of IT solutions that enhance overall system performance and ...
Appcast Agency - 30 days ago
Valiant Integrated Services - Quantico , VA
The Lead Systems Engineer maintains a strong awareness of technical trends in information technology, develop and maintain a strong awareness of on-going IT projects, and organizational requirements ...
Valiant Integrated Services - 27 days ago
SAIC - Chantilly , VA
Engineering and Sciences Subcategory: Systems Engineer Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Job Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly Clearance Level Must Be Able to ...
Recruitics REACH - 19 days ago
Peraton is seeking a Senior Systems Engineer in Chantilly, VA to support our Intelligence Community customer as part of a highly talented, highly motivated and high-performing team. As part of the ...
Peraton - 26 days ago
Engineering and Sciences Subcategory: Systems Engineer Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Job Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time Minimum Clearance Required: Top Secret Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain
Recruitics REACH - 32 days ago

Principle Systems Engineer Salary in Major Cities

This chart shows the salary comparison for Principle Systems Engineer between major cities. San Francisco City consistently ranks #1 as of October 28, 2020. Click on the chart to see the detail salary data for Principle Systems Engineer in each city.
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City Name Average Salary
San Francisco, CA $178,106
Washington, DC $158,614
Miami, FL $138,711
Chicago, IL $151,161
Boston, MA $160,538
New York, NY $171,409
Dallas, TX $141,559
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Average Base Salary

Core compensation

 
 
 
127387
159731
142485

Average Total Cash Compensation

Includes base and annual incentives

 
 
 
138045
177041
157939
What is the average salary for Principle Systems Engineer in 2020?
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Principle Systems Engineer in the United States. The base salary for Principle Systems Engineer ranges from $127,387 to $159,731 with the average base salary of $142,485. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $138,045 to $177,041 with the average total cash compensation of $157,939.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $142,485 $127,387 - $159,731
Bonus $15,454 $10,657 - $17,311
Total Pay $157,939 $138,045 - $177,041
* Base Salary represents gross income before taxes and deductions. It does not include additional pay such as benefits, bonuses, profit sharing or commissions.
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What's the difference between DevOps Principle Engineer and Principle Systems Engineer?
According to our latest salary estimation on October 28, 2020. The average salary of Principle Systems Engineer is $142,485, and the average salary of DevOps Principle Engineer is $129,900. The average salary of DevOps Principle Engineer is lower than Principle Systems Engineer. ( 2020-10-28 salary.com )
I am a Principle Systems Engineer, which location’s salary is higher, Barnstable, MA or New Britain, CT?
New Britain, CT typically sees higher pay than Barnstable, MA for Principle Systems Engineer. a Principle Systems Engineer Salary in New Britain, CT is $153,885 as of October 28, 2020; a Principle Systems Engineer Salary in Barnstable, MA is $150,253 as of October 28, 2020. ( 2020-10-28 salary.com )
Why does the salary of a Principle Systems Engineer 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. ( 2020-10-28 salary.com )
What are the Pay Factors for Principle Systems Engineer?
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Last Update: October 28, 2020