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Principal Staff Software Engineer Salaries

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264,186 SalariesUpdated May 11, 2017
Average Base Pay
$135,918/yr
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$93K
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$136K
Average
$193K
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Additional Cash Compensation

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

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

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      Motorola Mobility
      $124,466/yr
      Range: $102K - $162K
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      $124,466/yr
      $102K$162K
      Motorola Solutions
      $123,303/yr
      Range: $105K - $148K
      10 salaries
      $123,303/yr
      $105K$148K
      Oracle
      $114,621/yr
      Range: $111K - $120K
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      Nokia
      $128,676/yr
      Range: $123K - $134K
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      Emerson
      $140,146/yr
      Range: $135K - $146K
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      $135K$146K
      General Dynamics Mission Systems
      $125,293/yr
      Range: $120K - $130K
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      $120K$130K
      Lenovo
      $118,667/yr
      Range: $115K - $125K
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      ARRIS
      $142,307/yr
      Range: $136K - $148K
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      Jawbone
      $153,892/yr
      Range: $147K - $160K
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      $147K$160K
      Infinite Convergence Solutions
      $122,967/yr
      Range: $117K - $128K
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      $117K$128K
      Cambium Networks
      $97,909/yr
      Range: $93K - $102K
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      $93K$102K
      Lucidera
      $131,960/yr
      Range: $126K - $136K
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      $126K - $136K
      $126K$136K
      EMC
      $132,875/yr
      Range: $112K - $158K
      11 salaries
      $132,875/yr
      $112K$158K
      Qualcomm
      $169,467/yr
      Range: $162K - $175K
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      eBay
      $205,963/yr
      Range: $200K - $214K
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      ARRIS
      $119,672/yr
      Range: $115K - $125K
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      $115K$125K
      PacketVideo
      $120,439/yr
      Range: $115K - $125K
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      $115K - $125K
      $115K$125K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $185,000
      per year
      A Principal Software Engineer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $185,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      San Francisco, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      201 to 500 employees
      Company - Private
      $172,000
      per year
      A Principal Software Engineer in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $172,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $60k cash bonus
      $30k stock bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      San Jose, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $105,000
      per year
      A Principal Software Engineer in the Pittsburgh, PA Area area reported making $105,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Pittsburgh, PA Area area
      Full-time
       
      51 to 200 employees
      Company - Private
      $147,000
      per year
      A Principal Software Engineer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $147,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $22k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      San Francisco, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Company - Private
      $122,000
      per year
      A Principal Software Engineer in the Phoenix, AZ Area area reported making $122,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $3k cash bonus
      $15k stock bonus
      $2k profit sharing
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Phoenix, AZ Area area
      Full-time
       
      201 to 500 employees
      Company - Private
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