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Principal Software Engineer Salaries in Seattle, WA

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8,976 SalariesUpdated Feb 2, 2018
Average Base Pay
$149,771/yr
10% above national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$113K
Low
$150K
Average
$187K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$11,840
Range$2,673 - $30,225
How much does a Principal Software Engineer make in Seattle, WA?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $149,771 in Seattle, WA. Salaries estimates are based on 8,976 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Engineer employees in Seattle, WA.

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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
    Company
    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    Amazon
    $158,946/yr
    Range: $138K - $174K
    22 salaries
    $158,946
    $138K$174K
    F5 Networks
    $154,993/yr
    Range: $132K - $185K
    15 salaries
    $154,993
    $132K$185K
    EMC
    $132,187/yr
    Range: $110K - $170K
    9 salaries
    $132,187
    $110K$170K
    Microsoft
    $177,148/yr
    Range: $165K - $190K
    8 salaries
    $177,148
    $165K$190K
    Nuance
    $127,319/yr
    Range: $116K - $135K
    5 salaries
    $127,319
    $116K$135K
    Motorola Solutions
    $134,579/yr
    Range: $125K - $141K
    4 salaries
    $134,579
    $125K$141K
    Isilon, A Division of EMC
    $135,717/yr
    Range: $97K - $178K
    4 salaries
    $135,717
    $97K$178K

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    Dell
    $134,167/yr
    Range: $110K - $150K
    3 salaries
    $134,167
    $110K$150K
    Razorfish
    $115,517/yr
    Range: $110K - $120K
    3 salaries
    $115,517
    $110K$120K
    Covance
    $104,052/yr
    Range: $92K - $115K
    2 salaries
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    $92K - $115K
    $92K$115K
    Sinclair Broadcast Group
    $133,931/yr
    Range: $103K - $167K
    2 salaries
    About
    $103K - $167K
    $103K$167K
    Marchex
    $146,573/yr
    Range: $125K - $166K
    2 salaries
    About
    $125K - $166K
    $125K$166K
    Corbis
    $142,593/yr
    Range: $131K - $155K
    2 salaries
    About
    $131K - $155K
    $131K$155K
    Onvia
    $116,795/yr
    Range: $110K - $122K
    2 salaries
    About
    $110K - $122K
    $110K$122K
    Oracle
    $147,481/yr
    Range: $142K - $154K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $142K - $154K
    $142K$154K
    Starbucks
    $100,125/yr
    Range: $95K - $105K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $95K - $105K
    $95K$105K
    Staples
    $130,446/yr
    Range: $125K - $134K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $125K - $134K
    $125K$134K
    Nordstrom
    $13,942/mo
    Range: $13K - $15K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $13K - $15K
    $13K$15K
    Nordstrom
    $150,089/yr
    Range: $144K - $157K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $144K - $157K
    $144K$157K
    Liberty Mutual Insurance
    $128,251/yr
    Range: $124K - $134K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $124K - $134K
    $124K$134K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $181,825
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $181,825 per year
    Additional Pay
    $88k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Public
    $120,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $120,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $12k cash bonus
    $5k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
    $138,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $138,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $10k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    1-2 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Private
    $199,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $199,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $70k cash bonus
    $137k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $170,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $170,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $50k cash bonus
    $60k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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