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Principal Software Engineer Salaries in Raleigh-Durham, NC

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3,491 SalariesUpdated Feb 7, 2018
Average Base Pay
$116,399/yr
14% below national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$88K
Low
$116K
Average
$145K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$9,453
Range$2,184 - $24,085
How much does a Principal Software Engineer make in Raleigh-Durham, NC?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $116,399 in Raleigh-Durham, NC. Salaries estimates are based on 3,491 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Engineer employees in Raleigh-Durham, NC.

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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    Red Hat
    $130,472/yr
    Range: $103K - $160K
    16 salaries
    $130,472
    $103K$160K
    Fidelity Investments
    $108,785/yr
    Range: $103K - $115K
    9 salaries
    $108,785
    $103K$115K
    Itron
    $116,062/yr
    Range: $96K - $144K
    6 salaries
    $116,062
    $96K$144K
    EMC
    $118,979/yr
    Range: $115K - $121K
    3 salaries
    $118,979
    $115K$121K
    Allscripts
    $139,762/yr
    Range: $111K - $167K
    3 salaries
    $139,762
    $111K$167K
    PeopleFluent
    $118,307/yr
    Range: $110K - $123K
    3 salaries
    $118,307
    $110K$123K
    Oracle
    $118,820/yr
    Range: $112K - $124K
    2 salaries
    About
    $112K - $124K
    $112K$124K

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    SAS Institute
    $114,752/yr
    Range: $91K - $138K
    2 salaries
    About
    $91K - $138K
    $91K$138K
    Microsoft
    $150,837/yr
    Range: $146K - $156K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $146K - $156K
    $146K$156K
    Wipro
    $79,812/yr
    Range: $78K - $84K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $78K - $84K
    $78K$84K
    Hewlett Packard Enterprise | HPE
    $152,014/yr
    Range: $146K - $160K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $146K - $160K
    $146K$160K
    Broadcom
    $127,614/yr
    Range: $122K - $131K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $122K - $131K
    $122K$131K
    Citrix
    $143,872/yr
    Range: $140K - $151K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $140K - $151K
    $140K$151K
    Windstream
    $97,606/yr
    Range: $95K - $102K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $95K - $102K
    $95K$102K
    Avago Technologies
    $143,297/yr
    Range: $138K - $150K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $138K - $150K
    $138K$150K
    Sensus
    $136,666/yr
    Range: $131K - $143K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $131K - $143K
    $131K$143K
    PeopleFluent
    $70/hr
    Range: $68 - $73
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $68 - $73
    hourly
    $68$73
    VIAVI Solutions
    $145,407/yr
    Range: $139K - $150K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $139K - $150K
    $139K$150K
    Bronto Software
    $122,732/yr
    Range: $116K - $126K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $116K - $126K
    $116K$126K
    Elster Solutions
    $119,860/yr
    Range: $115K - $124K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $115K - $124K
    $115K$124K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $110,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $110,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $20k cash bonus
    $13k profit sharing
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Private
    $145,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $145,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $15k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $152,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $152,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $4k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Public
    $129,500
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $129,500 per year
    Additional Pay
    $20k cash bonus
    $25k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $167,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $167,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $8k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
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