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Principal Engineer Salaries

50 SalariesUpdated 22 Aug 2019
Average Base Pay
A$155K/yr
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A$118K
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A$155K
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A$201K
High
How much does a Principal Engineer make?

The national average salary for a Principal Engineer is $154,867 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$142,788/yr
      Range: A$118K - A$210K
      18 salaries
      A$142,788/yr
      A$118KA$210K
      Qantas
      A$121,277/yr
      Range: A$105K - A$139K
      2 salaries
      About
      A$105K - A$139K
      A$105KA$139K
      GHD
      A$169,902/yr
      Range: A$160K - A$177K
      2 salaries
      About
      A$160K - A$177K
      A$160KA$177K
      WSP
      A$163,754/yr
      Range: A$150K - A$178K
      2 salaries
      About
      A$150K - A$178K
      A$150KA$178K
      Macquarie Group
      A$137,397/yr
      Range: A$131K - A$142K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$131K - A$142K
      A$131KA$142K
      BHP Billiton
      A$174,670/yr
      Range: A$168K - A$183K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$168K - A$183K
      A$168KA$183K
      AECOM
      A$108,359/yr
      Range: A$104K - A$112K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$104K - A$112K
      A$104KA$112K

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      NBN Co
      A$166,959/yr
      Range: A$159K - A$173K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$159K - A$173K
      A$159KA$173K
      GHD
      A$155,501/yr
      Range: A$151K - A$162K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$151K - A$162K
      A$151KA$162K
      NTT
      A$133,848/yr
      Range: A$130K - A$138K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$130K - A$138K
      A$130KA$138K
      WorleyParsons
      A$170,604/yr
      Range: A$163K - A$179K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$163K - A$179K
      A$163KA$179K
      Cardno
      A$170,188/yr
      Range: A$164K - A$177K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$164K - A$177K
      A$164KA$177K
      Hatch
      A$203,788/yr
      Range: A$194K - A$211K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$194K - A$211K
      A$194KA$211K
      Parsons Brinckerhoff
      A$115/hr
      Range: A$111 - A$119
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$111 - A$119
      hourly
      A$111A$119
      Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads
      A$101,610/yr
      Range: A$97K - A$105K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$97K - A$105K
      A$97KA$105K
      Western Power
      A$170,847/yr
      Range: A$163K - A$176K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$163K - A$176K
      A$163KA$176K
      Arcadis
      A$129,190/yr
      Range: A$125K - A$134K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$125K - A$134K
      A$125KA$134K
      Bayer
      A$128,947/yr
      Range: A$124K - A$134K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$124K - A$134K
      A$124KA$134K
      Water Corporation
      A$151,691/yr
      Range: A$145K - A$158K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$145K - A$158K
      A$145KA$158K
      QinetiQ
      A$59/hr
      Range: A$56 - A$61
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$56 - A$61
      hourly
      A$56A$61

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $170,188
      per year
      A Principal Engineer in the Sydney Area area reported making $170,188 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Sydney Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $175,506
      per year
      A Principal Engineer in the Brisbane Area area reported making $175,506 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
      $167,046
      per year
      A Principal Engineer in the Perth Area area reported making $167,046 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Perth Area area
      Full-time
       
      501 to 1000 employees
      Company - Private
      $100
      hourly
      A Principal Engineer in the Perth Area area reported making $100 per hour
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Perth Area area
      Contract
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
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