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Workday Principal Engineer Salaries in Chicago

The average Workday Principal Engineer in Chicago earns $172,000 annually, which includes a base salary of $170,000 with a $2,000 bonus. This total compensation is $13,931 more than the US average for a Principal Engineer. Principal Engineer salaries at Workday in Chicago can range from $152,000 - $192,000 with equity ranging from 75-100k.

In Chicago, The Engineering Department at Workday earns $4,018 more on average than the Marketing Department. Comparably data has a total of 2 salary records from Workday Principal Engineers.

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$172,000
Average Compensation
$170,000
avg. base
$2,000
avg. bonus
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Principal Engineer Salaries at Workday

In Chicago, Principal Engineers earn $13,959 more than Senior Developers, and $1,474 less than Group Engineering Managers.

$190k
Group Engineering Manager
$173k*
Principal Engineer
$172k
Lead Engineer
$125k*
Senior QA
$123k*
$116k
Data Scientist
$100k*
QA
$92k*
* estimated salary

Compensation at Workday by Department

In Chicago, The Engineering Department averages $4,018 more than the Marketing Department, and $16,854 less than the Legal Department

Legal
$136,510 Avg. total comp.
+$17k
Engineering
$119,656 Avg. total comp.
Marketing
$115,638 Avg. total comp.
-$4k

Average Equity for Principal Engineer at Workday

In Chicago, the average Principal Engineer at Workday receives $100k of stock in equity.

Recent Principal Engineer Salaries at Workday

Principal Engineer
Posted more than 30 days ago
$192,000 Salary + Bonus
Principal Engineer
Posted more than 30 days ago
$152,000 Salary + Bonus

Principal Engineer Compensation by Gender (All Companies)

The average female Principal Engineer at companies similar size to Workday reported making $166,025, while the average male Principal Engineer at similar sized companies reported making $164,811.

Principal Engineer Compensation by Ethnicity (All Companies)

The average African American/Black Principal Engineer at companies similar size to Workday reported making $198,400, while the average Hispanic or Latino Principal Engineer at similar sized companies reported making $137,667.

How Principal Engineers at Workday Rate Their Compensation

The majority of Principal Engineers at Workday believe they're compensated fairly. 69% of Principal Engineers at Workday say they receive annual bonuses, and the vast majority (83%) are satisfied with their benefits. See more compensation ratings at Workday

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