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Senior Software Engineer (Principal Engineer) Salaries

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258,757 SalariesUpdated Nov 14, 2017
Average Base Pay
$126,134/yr
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$90K
Low
$172K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$10,255
Range$2,361 - $26,940
How much does a Senior Software Engineer (Principal Engineer) make?

The national average salary for a Senior Software Engineer (Principal Engineer) is $126,134 in United States. Filter by location to see Senior Software Engineer (Principal Engineer) salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 258,757 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Software Engineer (Principal Engineer) employees.

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      Fenwal Inc.
      $100,822/yr
      1 employee salary or estimate
      $100,822/yr
      $96K$103K
      Symantec
      $155,692/yr
      103 salaries
      $155,692/yr
      $113K$190K
      $113,093/yr
      $89K$145K
      Oracle
      $140,263/yr
      57 salaries
      $140,263/yr
      $100K$214K
      Broadcom
      $170,208/yr
      24 salaries
      $170,208/yr
      $149K$193K
      Raytheon
      $152,858/yr
      17 salaries
      $152,858/yr
      $132K$180K
      Manhattan Associates
      $106,405/yr
      17 salaries
      $106,405/yr
      $69K$152K

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      Dell
      $149,215/yr
      15 salaries
      $149,215/yr
      $129K$179K
      CA Technologies
      $147,301/yr
      15 salaries
      $147,301/yr
      $131K$160K
      BAE Systems USA
      $133,695/yr
      14 salaries
      $133,695/yr
      $115K$158K
      Western Digital
      $120,303/yr
      13 salaries
      $120,303/yr
      $103K$140K
      Motorola Mobility
      $132,505/yr
      11 salaries
      $132,505/yr
      $94K$215K
      Cadence Design Systems
      $140,607/yr
      10 salaries
      $140,607/yr
      $116K$160K
      Veritas
      $136,182/yr
      9 salaries
      $136,182/yr
      $105K$161K
      WMS Gaming
      $126,028/yr
      9 salaries
      $126,028/yr
      $109K$152K
      F5 Networks
      $184,413/yr
      8 salaries
      $184,413/yr
      $160K$205K
      Autodesk
      $141,627/yr
      6 salaries
      $141,627/yr
      $119K$154K
      Aspect Software
      $122,159/yr
      6 salaries
      $122,159/yr
      $90K$141K
      L3 Technologies
      $127,839/yr
      5 salaries
      $127,839/yr
      $75K$180K
      General Dynamics Mission Systems
      $138,824/yr
      5 salaries
      $138,824/yr
      $120K$156K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $145,000
      per year
      A Senior Software Engineer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $145,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $22k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      San Francisco, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $145,000
      per year
      A Senior Software Engineer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $145,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      San Francisco, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Subsidiary or Business Segment
      $115,000
      per year
      A Senior Software Engineer in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $115,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $8k cash bonus
      $5k stock bonus
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Seattle, WA Area area
      Full-time
       
      201 to 500 employees
      Subsidiary or Business Segment
      $117,000
      per year
      A Senior Software Engineer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $117,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $12k cash bonus
      $30k stock bonus
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      San Francisco, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Company - Public
      $185,000
      per year
      A Senior Software Engineer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $185,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $30k cash bonus
      $160k stock bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      San Francisco, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
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