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Principal Engineer Salary
in Nebraska, United States

$105,424 (USD)

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Last updated: February 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Principal Engineer is $105,424 a year and $51 an hour in Nebraska, United States. The average salary range for a Principal Engineer is between $73,466 and $131,059. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Principal Engineer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Nebraska, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Manages all phases of technical engineering projects for an organization, provides guidance to the engineering teams working on the project, and assures the successful achievement of project goals.
  • Oversees the conception, design, and initial specifications of a product or project, which may include mechanical, civil, electrical, chemical, or computer engineering; manages scheduling; and estimates and secures materials.
  • Plans, directs, and implements advancements and improvements in project or product designs and implementation methods.
Principal Engineer Job Prevalence in Nebraska, United States

Job family: Engineers, All Other

Job family population: 131,500

Estimated population of Principal Engineer jobs: 4,420

Rate of error: 1.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Principal Engineer Job Listings for Nebraska, United States

Engineer Software/Principal Engineer
Jan 25
Offutt Air Force Base, NE, USA
Constellation West
Collaborates with other developers and product analysts effectively * Works well in a team environment * Candidate would be self-motivated and will follow standard processes, plan effectively to ...
Principal Engineer - Utility Systems
Jan 25
Omaha, NE, USA
Engineering compliance programs include; Process Safety Management, (ammonia refrigeration, natural gas safety, combustible dust mitigation); Refrigerant Management. This position provides technical ...
Project Leader - Grocery (Location Flexible)
Jan 25
Omaha, NE, USA
This position reports directly to the Director, Platform Engineering * This position interacts ... It is intended, however, to be an accurate reflection of those principal job elements essential for ...
Electrical Engineer
Feb 18
Snyder, NE, USA
Search Solution Group
Electrical Engineer - Snyder, NEWHO OUR CLIENT IS: This is a well established manufacturing company that leads the automotive industry. WHY YOU SHOULD CONSIDER THIS ROLE: This position gives you the ...
Electrical Engineer
Feb 12
Snyder, NE, USA
HRU Technical Resources
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Produce engineering documentation such as schematic drawings, harness drawings, design manual content, and operation and troubleshooting guides. • Designing 120 ...
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