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Principal Software Development Engineer Salaries

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27,068 SalariesUpdated Dec 11, 2017
Average Base Pay
$164,725/yr
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$133K
Low
$165K
Average
$192K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$15,683
Range$5,841 - $38,501
How much does a Principal Software Development Engineer make?

The national average salary for a Principal Software Development Engineer is $164,725 in United States. Filter by location to see Principal Software Development Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 27,068 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Development Engineer employees.

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      Average Base Salary in (USD)
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      Microsoft
      $174,351/yr
      194 salaries
      $174,351/yr
      $83K$240K
      Broadcom
      $155,377/yr
      48 salaries
      $155,377/yr
      $126K$200K
      Dell
      $139,161/yr
      21 salaries
      $139,161/yr
      $104K$170K
      Oracle
      $131,656/yr
      18 salaries
      $131,656/yr
      $103K$155K
      Yahoo
      $162,202/yr
      16 salaries
      $162,202/yr
      $145K$173K
      National Financial
      $110,927/yr
      15 salaries
      $110,927/yr
      $100K$125K
      Amazon
      $161,232/yr
      10 salaries
      $161,232/yr
      $148K$170K

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      $102,713/yr
      $90K$112K
      Verizon
      $149,930/yr
      6 salaries
      $149,930/yr
      $105K$186K
      Citrix
      $155,991/yr
      5 salaries
      $155,991/yr
      $142K$164K
      Invensys
      $114,041/yr
      4 salaries
      $114,041/yr
      $101K$121K
      Fidelity Investments
      $128,069/yr
      3 salaries
      $128,069/yr
      $108K$160K
      MITRE
      $147,509/yr
      3 salaries
      $147,509/yr
      $136K$164K
      Workday
      $172,772/yr
      3 salaries
      $172,772/yr
      $161K$191K
      Zillow
      $174,260/yr
      3 salaries
      $174,260/yr
      $170K$178K
      Hitachi Data Systems
      $121,308/yr
      3 salaries
      $121,308/yr
      $108K$141K
      Fortinet
      $107,301/yr
      3 salaries
      $107,301/yr
      $87K$147K
      SonicWALL
      $170,719/yr
      3 salaries
      $170,719/yr
      $152K$200K
      Capital One
      $156,365/yr
      2 salaries
      $156,365/yr
      $149K$165K
      T-Mobile
      $145,579/yr
      2 salaries
      $145,579/yr
      $135K$155K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $160,000
      per year
      A Principal Software Development Engineer in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $160,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $20 cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      San Jose, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Company - Private
      $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
      $156,000
      per year
      A Principal Software Development Engineer in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $156,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $10k stock bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Boston, MA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $170,000
      per year
      A Principal Software Development Engineer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $170,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $20k stock bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      San Francisco, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Company - Public
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