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Principal Engineer Salaries

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48 SalariesUpdated 11 Dec 2018
Average Base Pay
A$133K/yr
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A$109K
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A$133K
Average
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 48 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Engineer employees.

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      Average Base Salaries in (AUD)
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      Average Base Salaries in (AUD)
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      AECOM
      A$133,250/yr
      Range: A$105K - A$199K
      19 salaries
      A$133,250/yr
      A$105KA$199K
      GHD
      A$157,440/yr
      Range: A$147K - A$161K
      3 salaries
      A$157,440/yr
      A$147KA$161K
      Qantas
      A$113,466/yr
      Range: A$97K - A$130K
      2 salaries
      About
      A$97K - A$130K
      A$97KA$130K
      WSP
      A$158,192/yr
      Range: A$147K - A$171K
      2 salaries
      About
      A$147K - A$171K
      A$147KA$171K
      Macquarie Group
      A$135,000/yr
      Range: A$130K - A$140K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$130K - A$140K
      A$130KA$140K
      BHP Billiton
      A$165,563/yr
      Range: A$157K - A$172K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$157K - A$172K
      A$157KA$172K
      NBN Co
      A$160,000/yr
      Range: A$153K - A$166K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$153K - A$166K
      A$153KA$166K

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      A$128,000/yr
      Range: A$122K - A$132K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$122K - A$132K
      A$122KA$132K
      WorleyParsons
      A$160,000/yr
      Range: A$154K - A$166K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$154K - A$166K
      A$154KA$166K
      Hatch
      A$193,000/yr
      Range: A$185K - A$202K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$185K - A$202K
      A$185KA$202K
      Parsons Brinckerhoff
      A$110/hr
      Range: A$105 - A$113
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$105 - A$113
      hourly
      A$105A$113
      Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads
      A$95,000/yr
      Range: A$91K - A$98K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$91K - A$98K
      A$91KA$98K
      Western Power
      A$162,688/yr
      Range: A$155K - A$168K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$155K - A$168K
      A$155KA$168K
      Arcadis
      A$125,000/yr
      Range: A$120K - A$129K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$120K - A$129K
      A$120KA$129K
      Bayer
      A$120,000/yr
      Range: A$114K - A$125K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$114K - A$125K
      A$114KA$125K
      Water Corporation
      A$146,771/yr
      Range: A$142K - A$152K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$142K - A$152K
      A$142KA$152K
      Invetech
      A$117,000/yr
      Range: A$112K - A$122K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$112K - A$122K
      A$112KA$122K
      QinetiQ
      A$56/hr
      Range: A$54 - A$59
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$54 - A$59
      hourly
      A$54A$59
      TransGrid
      A$145,000/yr
      Range: A$140K - A$151K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$140K - A$151K
      A$140KA$151K
      URS Corporation
      A$180,000/yr
      Range: A$174K - A$186K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      A$174K - A$186K
      A$174KA$186K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $165,000
      per year
      A Principal Engineer in the Perth Area area reported making $165,000 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
      $160,000
      per year
      A Principal Engineer in the Melbourne Area area reported making $160,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Melbourne Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $135,000
      per year
      A Principal Engineer in the Sydney Area area reported making $135,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $15k profit sharing
      Job Highlights
      8-10 years experience
      Sydney Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $200,000
      per year
      A Principal Engineer in the Melbourne Area area reported making $200,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Melbourne Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
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