Salary: Principal Software Development Engineer in Chicago, IL | Glassdoor

Principal Software Development Engineer Salaries in Chicago, IL

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246 Salaries
Average Base Pay
$151,583/yr
14% below national average
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How much does a Principal Software Development Engineer make in Chicago, IL?

The average salary for a Principal Software Development Engineer is $151,583 in Chicago, IL. Salaries estimates are based on 246 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Development Engineer employees in Chicago, IL.

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$114,192/yr
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Recent Salary Reports

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

$185,000
per year
A Principal Software Development Engineer in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $185,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$178,000
per year
A Principal Software Development Engineer in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $178,000 per year
Additional Pay
$72k stock bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$142,000
per year
A Principal Software Development Engineer in the Denver, CO Area area reported making $142,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Denver, CO Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$140,000
per year
A Principal Software Development Engineer in the Manchester, NH Area area reported making $140,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Manchester, NH Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$132,000
per year
A Principal Software Development Engineer in the Manchester, NH Area area reported making $132,000 per year
Additional Pay
$2k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Manchester, NH Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$145,000
per year
A Principal Software Development Engineer in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $145,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Jose, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$155,000
per year
A Principal Software Development Engineer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $155,000 per year
Additional Pay
$500 stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$200,500
per year
A Principal Software Development Engineer in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $200,500 per year
Additional Pay
$87k cash bonus
$33k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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