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Principal Software Engineer Salaries in Washington, DC

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11,554 SalariesUpdated Mar 8, 2017
Average Base Pay
$129,191/yr
5% below national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$99K
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$162K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$9,925
Range$2,180 - $25,780
How much does a Principal Software Engineer make in Washington, DC ?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $129,191 in Washington, DC . Salaries estimates are based on 11,554 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Engineer employees in Washington, DC .

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    Hughes Systique
    $75,932/yr
    Range: $73K - $78K
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    $73K - $78K
    $73K$78K
    EMC
    $112,492/yr
    Range: $107K - $115K
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    $107K - $115K
    $107K$115K
    BAE Systems USA
    $96,532/yr
    Range: $93K - $102K
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    $93K - $102K
    $93K$102K
    Nuance
    $114,469/yr
    Range: $111K - $121K
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    $111K - $121K
    $111K$121K
    Elsevier
    $142,196/yr
    Range: $135K - $147K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $135K - $147K
    $135K$147K
    Spirent Communications
    $106,763/yr
    Range: $103K - $111K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $103K - $111K
    $103K$111K
    TURNING POINT GLOBAL SOLUTIONS
    $121,434/yr
    Range: $117K - $126K
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    Correlogic Systems
    $94,744/yr
    Range: $90K - $98K
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    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $140,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $140,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $10k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $154,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $154,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $20k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
    $125,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $125,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $10k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $123,952
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $123,952 per year
    Additional Pay
    $2k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $130,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $130,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1 to 50 employees
    Company - Private
    $150,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $150,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $15k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $160,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $160,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $20k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
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