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Principal Programmer Salaries

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13,097 SalariesUpdated Nov 7, 2017
Average Base Pay
$102,681/yr
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$78K
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$103K
Average
$137K
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$5,967
Range$1,198 - $22,621
How much does a Principal Programmer make?

The national average salary for a Principal Programmer is $102,681 in United States. Filter by location to see Principal Programmer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 13,097 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Programmer employees.

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      General Dynamics Information Technology
      $90,900/yr
      8 salaries
      $90,900/yr
      $82K$108K
      Allergan
      $112,526/yr
      7 salaries
      $112,526/yr
      $103K$120K
      Novartis Pharmaceuticals
      $121,436/yr
      4 salaries
      $121,436/yr
      $117K$132K
      AstraZeneca
      $122,416/yr
      4 salaries
      $122,416/yr
      $109K$144K
      Staples
      $103,676/yr
      2 salaries
      $103,676/yr
      $100K$110K
      Fidelity Investments
      $112,852/yr
      2 salaries
      $112,852/yr
      $107K$119K
      Neustar
      $152,839/yr
      2 salaries
      $152,839/yr
      $133K$171K

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      EMC
      $125,749/yr
      1 employee salary or estimate
      $125,749/yr
      $120K$130K
      General Dynamics Information Technology
      $94,650/yr
      1 employee salary or estimate
      $94,650/yr
      $92K$99K
      PAREXEL
      $107,868/yr
      1 employee salary or estimate
      $107,868/yr
      $102K$111K
      PRA Health Sciences
      $121,693/yr
      1 employee salary or estimate
      $121,693/yr
      $117K$127K
      Sony PlayStation
      $180,709/yr
      1 employee salary or estimate
      $180,709/yr
      $171K$188K
      Sanofi Genzyme
      $110,200/yr
      1 employee salary or estimate
      $110,200/yr
      $106K$116K
      Nomura Securities
      $164,978/yr
      1 employee salary or estimate
      $164,978/yr
      $159K$171K
      Sony
      $200,707/yr
      1 employee salary or estimate
      $200,707/yr
      $192K$207K
      Activision
      $173,746/yr
      1 employee salary or estimate
      $173,746/yr
      $165K$179K
      Weston Solutions
      $98,752/yr
      1 employee salary or estimate
      $98,752/yr
      $93K$102K
      Bausch & Lomb
      $104,628/yr
      1 employee salary or estimate
      $104,628/yr
      $100K$108K
      Celgene
      $125,347/yr
      1 employee salary or estimate
      $125,347/yr
      $121K$131K
      Bracket
      $120,523/yr
      1 employee salary or estimate
      $120,523/yr
      $116K$125K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $126,000
      per year
      A Principal Programmer in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $126,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $18k cash bonus
      $18k stock bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      New York City, NY Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Company - Public
      $144,000
      per year
      A Principal Programmer in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $144,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $25k cash bonus
      $8k stock bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Washington, DC Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $114,710
      per year
      A Principal Programmer in the Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area reported making $114,710 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Private
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