Principal Engineer Salaries in United Kingdom

Updated 12 Aug 2022
£58,867 /yr
Average Base Pay

811 salaries

£42K

Low

£59K

Average

£83K

High

Additional Cash Compensation
Average£4,803Range£1,036 - £22,259

How much does a Principal Engineer make? The national average salary for a Principal Engineer is £58,867 in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see Principal Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 811 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Engineer employees.

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£58,867 /yr
Principal Engineer
£64,102 /yr
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What are some related job titles for a Principal Engineer?

Engineering Manager

£65,075

per year

Senior Engineer

£48,435

per year

Senior Staff Engineer

£70,992

per year

Software Engineer

£44,851

per year

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MBDA
4.1

MBDA

Principal Engineer

£48,304

 /yr
Range: £42K - £65K

£42K

£65K

£42,390 - £64,777 Range

WSP
3.7

WSP

Principal Engineer

£49,960

 /yr
Range: £43K - £72K

£43K

£72K

£42,577 - £71,502 Range

AECOM
3.8

AECOM

Principal Engineer

£53,901

 /yr
Range: £46K - £73K

£46K

£73K

£45,500 - £72,714 Range

Arm
3.6

Arm

Principal Engineer

£100,141

 /yr
Range: £64K - £132K

£64K

£132K

£64,314 - £132,462 Range

BAE Systems
3.9

BAE Systems

Principal Engineer

£52,471

 /yr
Range: £45K - £65K

£45K

£65K

£45,000 - £64,610 Range

Cambridge Consultants
4.0

Cambridge Consultants

Principal Engineer

£58,404

 /yr
Range: £52K - £71K

£52K

£71K

£52,201 - £70,565 Range

Ricardo
3.8

Ricardo

Principal Engineer

£58,722

 /yr
Range: £51K - £76K

£51K

£76K

£51,053 - £76,380 Range

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Atkins
3.9

Atkins

Principal Engineer

£62,592

 /yr
Range: £47K - £76K

£47K

£76K

£47,343 - £76,111 Range

Jacobs
3.9

Jacobs

Principal Engineer

£55,861

 /yr
Range: £45K - £73K

£45K

£73K

£45,398 - £72,619 Range

Hoare Lea
3.8

Hoare Lea

Principal Engineer

£49,977

 /yr
Range: £40K - £57K

£40K

£57K

£40,000 - £57,245 Range

Mott MacDonald
4.1

Mott MacDonald

Principal Engineer

£59,500

 /yr
Range: £51K - £85K

£51K

£85K

£50,971 - £84,580 Range

Jaguar Land Rover
3.7

Jaguar Land Rover

Principal Engineer

£54,709

 /yr
Range: £44K - £67K

£44K

£67K

£43,803 - £67,033 Range

Leonardo
3.6

Leonardo

Principal Engineer

£52,094

 /yr
Range: £46K - £56K

£46K

£56K

£45,569 - £56,110 Range

Arcadis
4.0

Arcadis

Principal Engineer

£61,088

 /yr
Range: £53K - £75K

£53K

£75K

£53,266 - £75,000 Range

Babcock International Group
3.5

Babcock International Group

Principal Engineer

£61,104

 /yr
Range: £53K - £66K

£53K

£66K

£53,000 - £66,108 Range

McLaren Group
3.3

McLaren Group

Principal Engineer

£67,818

 /yr
Range: £61K - £79K

£61K

£79K

£61,070 - £79,199 Range

DNV
3.9

DNV

Principal Engineer

£72,286

 /yr
Range: £60K - £89K

£60K

£89K

£60,013 - £89,487 Range

Dyson
3.0

Dyson

Principal Engineer

£77,474

 /yr
Range: £69K - £86K

£69K

£86K

£68,742 - £85,589 Range

Airbus
4.1

Airbus

Principal Engineer

£50,694

 /yr
Range: £47K - £70K

£47K

£70K

£46,986 - £70,000 Range

Ramboll
3.9

Ramboll

Principal Engineer

£54,003

 /yr
Range: £49K - £60K

£49K

£60K

£49,000 - £60,013 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Principal Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Principal Engineer is £58,867 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see a Principal Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 811 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Principal Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Principal Engineer in United Kingdom is £83,155 per year.

The lowest salary for a Principal Engineer in United Kingdom is £41,673 per year.

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