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Principal Software Development Engineer Salaries in Chicago, IL

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256 SalariesUpdated Sep 13, 2016
Average Base Pay
$151,239/yr
15% below national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$128K
Low
$176K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$14,578
Range$5,466 - $35,596
How much does a Principal Software Development Engineer make in Chicago, IL?

The average salary for a Principal Software Development Engineer is $151,239 in Chicago, IL. Salaries estimates are based on 256 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Development Engineer employees in Chicago, IL.

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    $114,225/yr
    Range: $109K - $119K
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    $159,033/yr
    Range: $154K - $168K
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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.

    $115,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Development Engineer in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area reported making $115,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area
    Full-time
     
    1 to 50 employees
    Company - Private
    $111,760
    per year
    A Principal Software Development Engineer in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $111,760 per year
    Additional Pay
    $20k cash bonus
    $10k stock bonus
    $10k profit sharing
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Private
    $183,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Development Engineer in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $183,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $20k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Los Angeles, CA Area area
    Full-time
     
    501 to 1000 employees
    Company - Public
    $170,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Development Engineer in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $170,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Seattle, WA Area area
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Public
    $225,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Development Engineer in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $225,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Seattle, WA Area area
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $203,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Development Engineer in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $203,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $30k cash bonus
    $50k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Seattle, WA Area area
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $180,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Development Engineer in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $180,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Seattle, WA Area area
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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