Salary: Principal Engineer | Glassdoor.com.au

Find higher paying jobs for Principal Engineer

Principal Engineer Salaries

About This Data
49 SalariesUpdated 29 Mar 2019
Average Base Pay
A$133K/yr
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
A$109K
Low
A$169K
High
How much does a Principal Engineer make?

The national average salary for a Principal Engineer is $132,850 in Australia. Filter by location to see Principal Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 49 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Engineer employees.

Salaries for Related Job Titles

Open Principal Engineer Jobs

Loading Jobs

Salaries by Company

SortPopular | Most Reports | Salary
Filter by Location
    or
    Search for Specific Employer
      Average Base Salaries in (AUD)
      Company
      Average Base Salaries in (AUD)
      Low
      High
      AECOM
      A$140,808/yr
      Range: A$108K - A$208K
      19 salaries
      A$140,808/yr
      A$108KA$208K
      GHD
      A$167,370/yr
      Range: A$154K - A$170K
      3 salaries
      A$167,370/yr
      A$154KA$170K
      Qantas
      A$120,426/yr
      Range: A$103K - A$138K
      2 salaries
      About
      A$103K - A$138K
      A$103KA$138K
      WSP
      A$162,605/yr
      Range: A$152K - A$176K
      2 salaries
      About
      A$152K - A$176K
      A$152KA$176K
      Macquarie Group
      A$136,432/yr
      Range: A$130K - A$143K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$130K - A$143K
      A$130KA$143K
      BHP Billiton
      A$173,444/yr
      Range: A$168K - A$182K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$168K - A$182K
      A$168KA$182K
      NBN Co
      A$165,788/yr
      Range: A$158K - A$172K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$158K - A$172K
      A$158KA$172K

      Is this helpful? The community relies on everyone sharing – Add Anonymous Salary

      Dimension Data
      A$132,908/yr
      Range: A$127K - A$137K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$127K - A$137K
      A$127KA$137K
      WorleyParsons
      A$169,406/yr
      Range: A$161K - A$175K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$161K - A$175K
      A$161KA$175K
      Hatch
      A$202,358/yr
      Range: A$194K - A$211K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$194K - A$211K
      A$194KA$211K
      Parsons Brinckerhoff
      A$114/hr
      Range: A$109 - A$118
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$109 - A$118
      hourly
      A$109A$118
      Western Power
      A$169,648/yr
      Range: A$163K - A$175K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$163K - A$175K
      A$163KA$175K
      Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads
      A$100,897/yr
      Range: A$97K - A$105K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$97K - A$105K
      A$97KA$105K
      Arcadis
      A$128,283/yr
      Range: A$123K - A$133K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$123K - A$133K
      A$123KA$133K
      Bayer
      A$128,042/yr
      Range: A$124K - A$134K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$124K - A$134K
      A$124KA$134K
      Water Corporation
      A$150,626/yr
      Range: A$146K - A$158K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$146K - A$158K
      A$146KA$158K
      Invetech
      A$124,263/yr
      Range: A$120K - A$128K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$120K - A$128K
      A$120KA$128K
      QinetiQ
      A$58/hr
      Range: A$56 - A$60
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$56 - A$60
      hourly
      A$56A$60
      TransGrid
      A$153,150/yr
      Range: A$146K - A$158K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$146K - A$158K
      A$146KA$158K
      URS Corporation
      A$192,063/yr
      Range: A$184K - A$201K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$184K - A$201K
      A$184KA$201K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $174,274
      per year
      A Principal Engineer in the Brisbane Area area reported making $174,274 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
      $165,874
      per year
      A Principal Engineer in the Perth Area area reported making $165,874 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
      $165,788
      per year
      A Principal Engineer in the Melbourne Area area reported making $165,788 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Melbourne Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      Don't Miss Out On a Job You Love
      Upload a CV to easily apply to jobs from anywhere. It's simple to set up.