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Principal Software Engineer Salaries in Washington, DC

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11,376 SalariesUpdated Mar 1, 2017
Average Base Pay
$130,995/yr
7% below national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$102K
Low
$131K
Average
$161K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$10,020
Range$2,197 - $26,058
How much does a Principal Software Engineer make in Washington, DC ?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $130,995 in Washington, DC . Salaries estimates are based on 11,376 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Engineer employees in Washington, DC .

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    $81,575/yr
    $77K$90K
    Hughes Network Systems
    $112,914/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $112,914/yr
    $109K$118K
    JDSU
    $136,135/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $136,135/yr
    $131K$143K
    VIAVI Solutions
    $117,139/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $117,139/yr
    $111K$120K
    Host International
    $142,210/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $142,210/yr
    $135K$148K
    Hughes Network Systems
    $121,865/yr
    4 salaries
    $121,865/yr
    $111K$132K
    Hughes Network Systems
    $113,755/yr
    2 salaries
    $113,755/yr
    $108K$119K

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    $134,458/yr
    $117K$156K
    Hughes Network Systems
    $113,831/yr
    2 salaries
    $113,831/yr
    $107K$122K
    Hughes Network Systems
    $111,695/yr
    2 salaries
    $111,695/yr
    $102K$122K
    Hughes Network Systems
    $119,847/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $119,847/yr
    $115K$125K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $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
    $142,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $142,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $15k cash bonus
    $40k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $145,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $145,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
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