How much does a Principal Engineer make?

Updated 1 Dec 2021
₹24L /yr
Average Base Pay

912 salaries

₹12L

Low

₹24L

Average

₹50L

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The average salary for Principal Engineer is ₹24,11,749 per year in the India. The average additional cash compensation for a Principal Engineer in the India is undefined, with a range from undefined - undefined. Salaries estimates are based on 912 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Engineer employees in the India.

Seniority Levels

L5
Principal Engineer₹24L /yr
L6
Senior Principal Engineer₹33L /yr
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Pramati Technologies
4.3

Pramati Technologies

Principal Engineer

₹21,33,474

 /yr
Range: ₹11L - ₹33L
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₹11L

₹33L

₹11,34,768 - ₹33,18,350 Range

Hughes Systique
3.9

Hughes Systique

Principal Engineer

₹15,74,547

 /yr
Range: ₹7L - ₹21L

₹7L

₹21L

₹7,22,394 - ₹20,86,734 Range

Broadcom
3.4

Broadcom

Principal Engineer

₹41,42,408

 /yr
Range: ₹32L - ₹50L

₹32L

₹50L

₹32,31,071 - ₹50,16,304 Range

Oracle
3.8

Oracle

Principal Engineer

₹22,00,000

 /yr
Range: ₹11L - ₹39L

₹11L

₹39L

₹11,03,782 - ₹38,90,669 Range

HARMAN
3.8

HARMAN

Principal Engineer

₹25,12,238

 /yr
Range: ₹12L - ₹35L

₹12L

₹35L

₹12,35,040 - ₹34,50,659 Range

Western Digital
3.8

Western Digital

Principal Engineer

₹30,24,834

 /yr
Range: ₹22L - ₹40L

₹22L

₹40L

₹22,00,000 - ₹39,91,229 Range

Dell Technologies
4.2

Dell Technologies

Principal Engineer

₹22,35,910

 /yr
Range: ₹15L - ₹40L

₹15L

₹40L

₹15,09,159 - ₹40,45,407 Range

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EFI
3.4

EFI

Principal Engineer

₹20,20,425

 /yr
Range: ₹13L - ₹31L

₹13L

₹31L

₹13,00,000 - ₹31,32,009 Range

Mercedes-Benz Research and Development India
3.7

Mercedes-Benz Research and Development India

Principal Engineer

₹29,12,455

 /yr
Range: ₹19L - ₹35L

₹19L

₹35L

₹18,57,207 - ₹35,00,000 Range

Nagarro
4.1

Nagarro

Principal Engineer

₹32,16,588

 /yr
Range: ₹20L - ₹41L

₹20L

₹41L

₹20,09,790 - ₹41,27,127 Range

Microchip Technology
4

Microchip Technology

Principal Engineer

₹27,22,228

 /yr
Range: ₹21L - ₹37L

₹21L

₹37L

₹20,73,969 - ₹36,98,950 Range

Petrofac
3.8

Petrofac

Principal Engineer

₹18,08,811

 /yr
Range: ₹12L - ₹29L

₹12L

₹29L

₹12,32,983 - ₹28,91,407 Range

Yahoo
4

Yahoo

Principal Engineer

₹41,20,883

 /yr
Range: ₹31L - ₹46L

₹31L

₹46L

₹30,77,211 - ₹46,13,598 Range

Sasken
3.7

Sasken

Principal Engineer

₹25,92,461

 /yr
Range: ₹7L - ₹40L

₹7L

₹40L

₹6,79,142 - ₹39,77,602 Range

Yahoo India
4.2

Yahoo India

Principal Engineer

₹35,27,522

 /yr
Range: ₹29L - ₹44L

₹29L

₹44L

₹28,77,193 - ₹43,81,865 Range

GLOBALFOUNDRIES
3.4

GLOBALFOUNDRIES

Principal Engineer

₹18,41,807

 /yr
Range: ₹15L - ₹24L

₹15L

₹24L

₹14,65,641 - ₹23,69,452 Range

Cadence Design Systems
4.4

Cadence Design Systems

Principal Engineer

₹32,69,055

 /yr
Range: ₹22L - ₹54L

₹22L

₹54L

₹22,00,000 - ₹53,52,680 Range

GS Engineering & Construction
3.5

GS Engineering & Construction

Principal Engineer

₹20,83,840

 /yr
Range: ₹8L - ₹26L

₹8L

₹26L

₹8,00,206 - ₹25,96,824 Range

McAfee
3.7

McAfee

Principal Engineer

₹22,38,853

 /yr
Range: ₹17L - ₹72L

₹17L

₹72L

₹17,33,746 - ₹71,50,419 Range

Innominds Software
3.9

Innominds Software

Principal Engineer

₹16,92,841

 /yr
Range: ₹15L - ₹23L

₹15L

₹23L

₹14,99,998 - ₹23,01,268 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Principal Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Principal Engineer is ₹24,11,749 per year in India. Filter by location to see a Principal Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 912 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Principal Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Principal Engineer in India is ₹49,80,000 per year.

The lowest salary for a Principal Engineer in India is ₹12,17,296 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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

₹45,00,000
per year
A Principal Engineer in the New Delhi Area area reported making ₹45,00,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
New Delhi Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
₹22,00,000
per year
A Principal Engineer in the Mumbai Area area reported making ₹22,00,000 per year
Additional Pay
₹80k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Mumbai Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
₹22,00,000
per year
A Principal Engineer in the Pune Area area reported making ₹22,00,000 per year
Additional Pay
₹220k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Pune Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
₹53,52,680
per year
A Principal Engineer in the Pune Area area reported making ₹53,52,680 per year
Additional Pay
₹500k cash bonus
₹500k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Pune Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
₹13,00,000
per year
A Principal Engineer in the Bengaluru Area area reported making ₹13,00,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Bengaluru Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
₹13,49,688
per year
A Principal Engineer in the Bengaluru Area area reported making ₹13,49,688 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Bengaluru Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
₹3,80,805
per year
A Principal Engineer in the Bengaluru Area area reported making ₹3,80,805 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Bengaluru Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
₹25,00,000
per year
A Principal Engineer in the Bengaluru Area area reported making ₹25,00,000 per year
Additional Pay
₹300k cash bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Bengaluru Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
₹2,00,000
per year
A Principal Engineer in the Hyderabad Area area reported making ₹2,00,000 per year
Additional Pay
₹400k cash bonus
₹100k stock bonus
₹500k tips/gratuities
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Hyderabad Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
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