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Principal Software Engineer Salaries in Washington, DC

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11,554 SalariesUpdated Jun 27, 2017
Average Base Pay
$129,191/yr
5% below national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$99K
Low
$129K
Average
$162K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$9,925
Range$2,180 - $25,780
How much does a Principal Software Engineer make in Washington, DC ?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $129,191 in Washington, DC . Salaries estimates are based on 11,554 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Engineer employees in Washington, DC .

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    AOL
    $135,802/yr
    Range: $116K - $160K
    44 salaries
    $135,802/yr
    $116K$160K
    Raytheon
    $136,582/yr
    Range: $126K - $142K
    3 salaries
    $136,582/yr
    $126K$142K
    Verizon
    $125,607/yr
    Range: $121K - $132K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $121K - $132K
    $121K$132K
    AOL
    $121,561/yr
    Range: $120K - $125K
    4 salaries
    $121,561/yr
    $120K$125K
    BAE Systems USA
    $157,740/yr
    Range: $153K - $163K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $153K - $163K
    $153K$163K
    AOL
    $113,573/yr
    Range: $109K - $118K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $109K - $118K
    $109K$118K
    AOL
    $58/hr
    Range: $56 - $60
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $56 - $60
    hourly
    $56$60

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    Orbital Sciences
    $129,752/yr
    Range: $126K - $135K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $126K - $135K
    $126K$135K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $123,952
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $123,952 per year
    Additional Pay
    $2k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $130,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $130,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1 to 50 employees
    Company - Private
    $150,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $150,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $15k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $160,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $160,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $20k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
    $147,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $147,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $145,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $145,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $21k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
    $115,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $115,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    Full-time
     
    201 to 500 employees
    Company - Private
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