How much does a Principal make?

Updated 26 Sep 2021
£76,760 /yr
Average Base Pay

569 salaries

£41K

Low

£77K

Average

£144K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Principal is £76,760 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see Principal salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 569 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Principal£76,760 /yr
L3
Principal III£60,974 /yr
L4
Lead Principal£60,974 /yr
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Mercer
3.8

Mercer

Principal

£91,813

 /yr
Range: £76K - £144K
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£76K

£144K

£76,371 - £143,557 Range

EBRD
3.9

EBRD

Principal

£78,207

 /yr
Range: £54K - £98K

£54K

£98K

£54,267 - £98,024 Range

Boston Consulting Group
4.4

Boston Consulting Group

Principal

£155,940

 /yr
Range: £136K - £215K

£136K

£215K

£136,223 - £215,266 Range

Defence Science and Technology Laboratory
2.9

Defence Science and Technology Laboratory

Principal

£69,913

 /yr
Range: £45K - £141K

£45K

£141K

£45,247 - £141,346 Range

Infosys
3.3

Infosys

Principal

£93,075

 /yr
Range: £83K - £99K

£83K

£99K

£82,595 - £99,071 Range

Oliver Wyman
4.2

Oliver Wyman

Principal

£144,965

 /yr
Range: £140K - £167K

£140K

£167K

£140,000 - £166,933 Range

Triumph Consultants

Triumph Consultants

Principal - Hourly

£21

 /hr
Range: £16 - £62

£16

£62

£16 - £62 Range

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IQVIA
3.9

IQVIA

Principal

£120,801

 /yr
Range: £103K - £131K

£103K

£131K

£103,244 - £130,629 Range

Bain & Company
4.5

Bain & Company

Principal

£142,382

 /yr
Range: £118K - £154K

£118K

£154K

£118,396 - £153,867 Range

Kearney
4.3

Kearney

Principal

£153,496

 /yr
Range: £145K - £163K

£145K

£163K

£144,541 - £162,707 Range

Scede.io
4.9

Scede.io

Principal

£46,245

 /yr
Range: £38K - £52K

£38K

£52K

£38,396 - £52,154 Range

Partners Capital
4.6

Partners Capital

Principal

£103,238

 /yr
Range: £64K - £116K

£64K

£116K

£63,976 - £115,713 Range

Korn Ferry
3.4

Korn Ferry

Principal

£71,521

 /yr
Range: £48K - £125K

£48K

£125K

£47,859 - £125,000 Range

Skillcapital
3.8

Skillcapital

Principal

£74,446

 /yr
Range: £70K - £87K

£70K

£87K

£70,000 - £87,031 Range

Perth and Kinross Council
4.2

Perth and Kinross Council

Principal

£50,065

 /yr
Range: £48K - £54K

£48K

£54K

£48,136 - £54,212 Range

BT
3.9

BT

Principal

£84,114

 /yr
Range: £73K - £130K

£73K

£130K

£73,190 - £130,087 Range

Talentful
4.3

Talentful

Principal

£52,350

 /yr
Range: £51K - £61K

£51K

£61K

£51,431 - £61,265 Range

Capgemini
3.8

Capgemini

Principal

£148,878

 /yr
Range: £127K - £166K

£127K

£166K

£126,869 - £165,915 Range

Capgemini Invent
4

Capgemini Invent

Principal

£142,739

 /yr
Range: £113K - £156K

£113K

£156K

£112,940 - £156,068 Range

Ofcom
4

Ofcom

Principal

£93,690

 /yr
Range: £89K - £108K

£89K

£108K

£88,994 - £107,698 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Principal salaries

The national average salary for a Principal is £76,760 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see a Principal salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 569 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Principal employees.

The highest salary for a Principal in United Kingdom is £144,023 per year.

The lowest salary for a Principal in United Kingdom is £40,911 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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

£100,000
per year
A Principal in the London Area area reported making £100,000 per year
Additional Pay
£30k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
£58,000
per year
A Principal in the London Area area reported making £58,000 per year
Additional Pay
£8k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
London Area area
 
Full-time
1001 to 5000 employees
£145,000
per year
A Principal in the London Area area reported making £145,000 per year
Additional Pay
£14k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
£43,000
per year
A Principal in the London Area area reported making £43,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Non-profit Organisation
£97,000
per year
A Principal in the London Area area reported making £97,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
£103,000
per year
A Principal in the London Area area reported making £103,000 per year
Additional Pay
£20k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£87,031
per year
A Principal in the London Area area reported making £87,031 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
£150,000
per year
A Principal in the London Area area reported making £150,000 per year
Additional Pay
£70k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
£72,100
per year
A Principal in the London Area area reported making £72,100 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
£53,816
per year
A Principal in the Cambridge Area area reported making £53,816 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Cambridge Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public