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Principal Software Engineer Salaries

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264,186 SalariesUpdated Feb 22, 2018
Average Base Pay
$135,918/yr
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$93K
Low
$136K
Average
$193K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$10,587
Range$2,361 - $27,447
How much does a Principal Software Engineer make?

The national average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $135,918 in United States. Filter by location to see Principal Software Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 264,186 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Engineer employees.

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      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
      Company
      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
      Low
      High
      EMC
      $125,453/yr
      Range: $90K - $170K
      459 salaries
      $125,453
      $90K$170K
      Oracle
      $127,714/yr
      Range: $89K - $197K
      336 salaries
      $127,714
      $89K$197K
      Symantec
      $136,112/yr
      Range: $102K - $176K
      293 salaries
      $136,112
      $102K$176K
      Fidelity Investments
      $106,624/yr
      Range: $89K - $134K
      196 salaries
      $106,624
      $89K$134K
      Broadcom
      $142,274/yr
      Range: $108K - $180K
      127 salaries
      $142,274
      $108K$180K
      CA Technologies
      $128,335/yr
      Range: $82K - $170K
      101 salaries
      $128,335
      $82K$170K
      Yahoo
      $163,458/yr
      Range: $130K - $200K
      86 salaries
      $163,458
      $130K$200K

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      Raytheon
      $126,770/yr
      Range: $90K - $165K
      77 salaries
      $126,770
      $90K$165K
      AOL
      $137,359/yr
      Range: $106K - $171K
      75 salaries
      $137,359
      $106K$171K
      Dell
      $136,442/yr
      Range: $105K - $170K
      67 salaries
      $136,442
      $105K$170K
      Manhattan Associates
      $88,717/yr
      Range: $61K - $117K
      62 salaries
      $88,717
      $61K$117K
      Motorola Mobility
      $126,255/yr
      Range: $108K - $160K
      52 salaries
      $126,255
      $108K$160K
      Red Hat
      $132,603/yr
      Range: $103K - $161K
      49 salaries
      $132,603
      $103K$161K
      PTC
      $107,992/yr
      Range: $90K - $131K
      48 salaries
      $107,992
      $90K$131K
      eBay
      $154,551/yr
      Range: $132K - $178K
      45 salaries
      $154,551
      $132K$178K
      BAE Systems USA
      $125,199/yr
      Range: $99K - $163K
      43 salaries
      $125,199
      $99K$163K
      Zynga
      $152,694/yr
      Range: $129K - $180K
      43 salaries
      $152,694
      $129K$180K
      F5 Networks
      $169,319/yr
      Range: $132K - $212K
      40 salaries
      $169,319
      $132K$212K
      ITG Software
      $124,027/yr
      Range: $104K - $147K
      34 salaries
      $124,027
      $104K$147K
      Staples
      $109,774/yr
      Range: $90K - $130K
      32 salaries
      $109,774
      $90K$130K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $94,000
      per year
      A Principal Software Engineer in the Providence, RI Area area reported making $94,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $9k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Providence, RI Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $102,000
      per year
      A Principal Software Engineer in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $102,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Boston, MA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $110,000
      per year
      A Principal Software Engineer in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $110,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $10k stock bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      New York City, NY Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $98,000
      per year
      A Principal Software Engineer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $98,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      San Francisco, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $102,900
      per year
      A Principal Software Engineer in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area reported making $102,900 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Subsidiary or Business Segment
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