Salary: Principal Software Engineer in Houston, TX | Glassdoor

Principal Software Engineer Salaries in Houston, TX

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2,477 SalariesUpdated Aug 29, 2017
Average Base Pay
$116,743/yr
17% below national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$89K
Low
$117K
Average
$142K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$9,487
Range$2,152 - $24,349
How much does a Principal Software Engineer make in Houston, TX?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $116,743 in Houston, TX. Salaries estimates are based on 2,477 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Engineer employees in Houston, TX.

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    Average Base Salary in (USD)
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    $115,922/yr
    $102K$132K
    $95,651/yr
    $60K$114K
    $122,144/yr
    $111K$134K
    $124,750/yr
    $117K$131K
    Waste Management
    $127,202/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $127,202/yr
    $122K$132K
    L3 Technologies
    $103,760/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $103,760/yr
    $100K$106K
    Advisory Board
    $138,098/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $138,098/yr
    $132K$143K

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    National Oilwell Varco
    $109,757/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $109,757/yr
    $107K$115K
    AspenTech
    $105,018/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $105,018/yr
    $101K$108K
    P2 Energy Solutions
    $96,052/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $96,052/yr
    $92K$100K
    Improving
    $65/hr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $65/hr
    $63$67
    Tietronix Software
    $80,159/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $80,159/yr
    $77K$82K
    $96,695/yr
    $92K$100K
    Covansys
    $116,147/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $116,147/yr
    $111K$120K
    TIBCO Software
    $143,793/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $143,793/yr
    $139K$148K
    Invensys
    $100,906/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $100,906/yr
    $97K$106K
    Alert Logic
    $173,453/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $173,453/yr
    $166K$183K
    RELX Group
    $116,311/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $116,311/yr
    $111K$121K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $138,200
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $138,200 per year
    Additional Pay
    $3k cash bonus
    $3k profit sharing
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Public
    $99,500
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $99,500 per year
    Additional Pay
    $8k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $110,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $110,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $2k profit sharing
    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
    Additional Pay
    $10k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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