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Principal Engineer Salaries

50 SalariesUpdated Aug 22, 2019
Average Base Pay
A$156K/yr
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A$118K
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A$156K
Average
A$202K
High
How much does a Principal Engineer make?

The national average salary for a Principal Engineer is $155,687 in Australia. Filter by location to see Principal Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 50 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Engineer employees.

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      Average Base Salaries in (AUD)
      Company
      Average Base Salaries in (AUD)
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      AECOM
      A$143,544/yr
      Range: A$118K - A$211K
      18 salaries
      A$143,544/yr
      A$118KA$211K
      Qantas
      A$121,919/yr
      Range: A$105K - A$140K
      2 salaries
      About
      A$105K - A$140K
      A$105KA$140K
      GHD
      A$170,802/yr
      Range: A$163K - A$179K
      2 salaries
      About
      A$163K - A$179K
      A$163KA$179K
      WSP
      A$164,621/yr
      Range: A$152K - A$177K
      2 salaries
      About
      A$152K - A$177K
      A$152KA$177K
      Macquarie Group
      A$138,124/yr
      Range: A$132K - A$144K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$132K - A$144K
      A$132KA$144K
      BHP
      A$175,595/yr
      Range: A$170K - A$184K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$170K - A$184K
      A$170KA$184K
      AECOM
      A$108,933/yr
      Range: A$105K - A$113K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$105K - A$113K
      A$105KA$113K

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      NBN Co
      A$167,843/yr
      Range: A$161K - A$173K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$161K - A$173K
      A$161KA$173K
      GHD
      A$156,324/yr
      Range: A$150K - A$163K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$150K - A$163K
      A$150KA$163K
      NTT
      A$134,556/yr
      Range: A$130K - A$141K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$130K - A$141K
      A$130KA$141K
      Worley
      A$171,507/yr
      Range: A$163K - A$177K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$163K - A$177K
      A$163KA$177K
      WSP
      A$115/hr
      Range: A$111 - A$120
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$111 - A$120
      hourly
      A$111A$120
      Cardno
      A$171,089/yr
      Range: A$165K - A$177K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$165K - A$177K
      A$165KA$177K
      Hatch
      A$204,867/yr
      Range: A$197K - A$215K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$197K - A$215K
      A$197KA$215K
      Western Power
      A$171,752/yr
      Range: A$166K - A$178K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$166K - A$178K
      A$166KA$178K
      Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads
      A$102,148/yr
      Range: A$97K - A$107K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$97K - A$107K
      A$97KA$107K
      Arcadis
      A$129,874/yr
      Range: A$124K - A$134K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$124K - A$134K
      A$124KA$134K
      Bayer
      A$129,630/yr
      Range: A$125K - A$134K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$125K - A$134K
      A$125KA$134K
      Water Corporation
      A$152,494/yr
      Range: A$146K - A$159K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$146K - A$159K
      A$146KA$159K
      Wood
      A$100/hr
      Range: A$97 - A$104
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$97 - A$104
      hourly
      A$97A$104

      Recent Salary Reports

      Below are the most recent Principal Engineer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

      $171,089
      per year
      A Principal Engineer in the Sydney Area area reported making $171,089 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Sydney Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Company - Public
      $176,435
      per year
      A Principal Engineer in the Brisbane Area area reported making $176,435 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Brisbane Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Government
      $222,000
      per year
      A Principal Engineer in the Perth Area area reported making $222,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Perth Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $167,931
      per year
      A Principal Engineer in the Perth Area area reported making $167,931 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Perth Area area
      Full-time
       
      501 to 1000 employees
      Company - Private
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