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Principal Software Engineer Salaries in Chicago, IL

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8,681 SalariesUpdated Feb 27, 2017
Average Base Pay
$119,557/yr
15% below national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$93K
Low
$120K
Average
$147K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$9,539
Range$2,225 - $24,821
How much does a Principal Software Engineer make in Chicago, IL?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $119,557 in Chicago, IL. Salaries estimates are based on 8,681 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Engineer employees in Chicago, IL.

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    $112,065/yr
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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.

    $142,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $142,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $25k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    51 to 200 employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $105,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $105,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $110,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $110,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $4k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $110,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $110,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Private
    $140,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $140,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $122,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $122,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Private
    $117,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $117,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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