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Principal Engineer Salaries

68 SalariesUpdated 4 Aug 2020

Average Base Pay
A$157K / yr
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How much does a Principal Engineer make?

The national average salary for a Principal Engineer is $157,069 in Australia. Filter by location to see Principal Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 68 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Engineer employees.

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Principal Engineer

AECOM

A$144,831/yr

Range: A$120K - A$198K

21 salaries

A$144,831/yr
A$120KA$198K

Principal Engineer

WSP

A$160,980/yr

Range: A$160K - A$174K

3 salaries

A$160,980/yr
A$160KA$174K

Principal Engineer

Arcadis

A$164,000/yr

Range: A$132K - A$165K

3 salaries

A$164,000/yr
A$132KA$165K

Principal Engineer

Qantas

A$123,866/yr

Range: A$106K - A$144K

2 salaries

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A$106K - A$144K
A$106KA$144K

Principal Engineer

BHP

A$194,200/yr

Range: A$172K - A$217K

2 salaries

About
A$172K - A$217K
A$172KA$217K

Principal Engineer

GHD

A$173,530/yr

Range: A$167K - A$181K

2 salaries

About
A$167K - A$181K
A$167KA$181K

Principal Engineer

Cochlear

A$115,425/yr

Range: A$110K - A$120K

2 salaries

About
A$110K - A$120K
A$110KA$120K

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Principal Engineer

Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads

A$101,890/yr

Range: A$96K - A$107K

2 salaries

About
A$96K - A$107K
A$96KA$107K

Principal Engineer

Versent (Australia)

A$187,500/yr

Range: A$173K - A$203K

2 salaries

About
A$173K - A$203K
A$173KA$203K

Principal Engineer

Commonwealth Bank of Australia

A$190,000/yr

Range: A$183K - A$196K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
A$183K - A$196K
A$183KA$196K

Principal Engineer

Macquarie Group

A$140,330/yr

Range: A$134K - A$147K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
A$134K - A$147K
A$134KA$147K

Principal Engineer

AECOM

A$110,673/yr

Range: A$106K - A$116K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
A$106K - A$116K
A$106KA$116K

Principal Engineer

NBN Co

A$170,524/yr

Range: A$162K - A$178K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
A$162K - A$178K
A$162KA$178K

Principal Engineer

GHD

A$158,821/yr

Range: A$151K - A$164K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
A$151K - A$164K
A$151KA$164K

Principal Engineer

NTT Ltd.

A$136,706/yr

Range: A$132K - A$142K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
A$132K - A$142K
A$132KA$142K

Principal Engineer

Dell Technologies

A$100,000/yr

Range: A$95K - A$104K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
A$95K - A$104K
A$95KA$104K

Principal Engineer - Hourly Contractor

WSP

A$117/hr

Range: A$113 - A$122

1 employee salary or estimate

About
A$113 - A$122hourly
A$113A$122

Principal Engineer

Worley

A$174,246/yr

Range: A$167K - A$180K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
A$167K - A$180K
A$167KA$180K

Principal Engineer

Cardno

A$173,821/yr

Range: A$167K - A$180K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
A$167K - A$180K
A$167KA$180K

Principal Engineer

Hatch

A$208,139/yr

Range: A$202K - A$217K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
A$202K - A$217K
A$202KA$217K
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Recent Salary Reports

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

$190,000
per year
A Principal Engineer in the Sydney Area area reported making $190,000 per year
Additional Pay
$48k cash bonus
$1k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$180,000
per year
A Principal Engineer in the Melbourne Area area reported making $180,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Melbourne Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$156,612
per year
A Principal Engineer in the Sydney Area area reported making $156,612 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Government
$210,000
per year
A Principal Engineer in the Perth Area area reported making $210,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Perth Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$136,000
per year
A Principal Engineer in the Sydney Area area reported making $136,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$170,000
per year
A Principal Mining Engineer in the Perth Area area reported making $170,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Perth Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$199,900
per year
A Principal Remediation Engineer in the Melbourne Area area reported making $199,900 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Melbourne Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$160,000
per year
A Principal Engineer in the Brisbane Area area reported making $160,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Brisbane Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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