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Principal Software Engineer Salaries in Raleigh-Durham, NC

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3,491 SalariesUpdated Dec 14, 2017
Average Base Pay
$116,399/yr
14% below national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$88K
Low
$116K
Average
$145K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$9,453
Range$2,184 - $24,085
How much does a Principal Software Engineer make in Raleigh-Durham, NC?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $116,399 in Raleigh-Durham, NC. Salaries estimates are based on 3,491 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Engineer employees in Raleigh-Durham, NC.

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    SAS Institute
    $143,500/yr
    Range: $120K - $156K
    4 salaries
    $143,500
    $120K$156K
    Arsenal Digital Solutions
    $123,787/yr
    Range: $119K - $129K
    2 salaries
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    $119K - $129K
    $119K$129K
    Dell
    $105,451/yr
    Range: $100K - $109K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $100K - $109K
    $100K$109K
    Fidelity Investments
    $111,513/yr
    Range: $107K - $117K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $107K - $117K
    $107K$117K
    MetLife
    $100,109/yr
    Range: $96K - $104K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $96K - $104K
    $96K$104K
    Emergent Payments
    $99,505/yr
    Range: $96K - $103K
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    $96K - $103K
    $96K$103K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $145,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $145,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $15k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $152,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $152,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $4k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Public
    $129,500
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $129,500 per year
    Additional Pay
    $20k cash bonus
    $25k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $167,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $167,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $8k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
    $105,400
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $105,400 per year
    Additional Pay
    $20k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Private
    $140,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $140,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $21k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $150,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $150,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $5k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Private
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