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Principal Software Engineer Salaries in Raleigh-Durham, NC

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3,411 Salaries
Average Base Pay
$116,443/yr
17% below national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$90K
Low
$116K
Average
$142K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$9,456
Range$2,185 - $24,092
How much does a Principal Software Engineer make in Raleigh-Durham, NC?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $116,443 in Raleigh-Durham, NC. Salaries estimates are based on 3,411 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Engineer employees in Raleigh-Durham, NC.

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    $141,333/yr
    $120K$156K
    $124,517/yr
    $119K$129K
    Dell
    $104,976/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $104,976/yr
    $100K$109K
    Fidelity Investments
    $112,108/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $112,108/yr
    $106K$117K
    MetLife
    $100,033/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $100,033/yr
    $96K$105K
    Emergent Payments
    $100,635/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $100,635/yr
    $97K$104K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $125,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $125,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $20k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Private
    $111,140
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $111,140 per year
    Additional Pay
    $16k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Private
    $113,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $113,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Private
    $114,790
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $114,790 per year
    Additional Pay
    $27k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Private
    $134,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $134,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Private
    $125,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $125,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $156,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $156,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $10k cash bonus
    $3 profit sharing
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Private
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