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Principal Software Engineer Salaries in Boston, MA

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13,602 SalariesUpdated Nov 11, 2017
Average Base Pay
$129,178/yr
5% below national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$100K
Low
$129K
Average
$162K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$10,284
Range$2,371 - $26,063
How much does a Principal Software Engineer make in Boston, MA?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $129,178 in Boston, MA. Salaries estimates are based on 13,602 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Engineer employees in Boston, MA.

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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    Constant Contact
    $149,328/yr
    Range: $126K - $165K
    9 salaries
    $149,328/yr
    $126K$165K
    Symantec
    $128,508/yr
    Range: $119K - $143K
    7 salaries
    $128,508/yr
    $119K$143K
    ACI Worldwide
    $123,855/yr
    Range: $114K - $130K
    5 salaries
    $123,855/yr
    $114K$130K
    Verdasys
    $140,282/yr
    Range: $103K - $166K
    5 salaries
    $140,282/yr
    $103K$166K
    Intralinks
    $129,750/yr
    Range: $120K - $137K
    4 salaries
    $129,750/yr
    $120K$137K
    Care.com
    $98,702/yr
    Range: $86K - $114K
    4 salaries
    $98,702/yr
    $86K$114K
    Verisk Health
    $99,767/yr
    Range: $93K - $105K
    4 salaries
    $99,767/yr
    $93K$105K

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    Cimpress
    $170,000/yr
    Range: $160K - $180K
    3 salaries
    $170,000/yr
    $160K$180K
    SolidWorks
    $125,012/yr
    Range: $116K - $139K
    3 salaries
    $125,012/yr
    $116K$139K
    Phase Forward
    $138,373/yr
    Range: $129K - $153K
    3 salaries
    $138,373/yr
    $129K$153K
    Unica Corporation
    $136,328/yr
    Range: $131K - $143K
    3 salaries
    $136,328/yr
    $131K$143K
    Verizon
    $118,670/yr
    Range: $95K - $141K
    2 salaries
    About
    $95K - $141K
    $95K$141K
    Oracle
    $113,738/yr
    Range: $111K - $119K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $111K - $119K
    $111K$119K
    Intuit
    $177,008/yr
    Range: $168K - $183K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $168K - $183K
    $168K$183K
    NetApp
    $152,014/yr
    Range: $145K - $158K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $145K - $158K
    $145K$158K
    TIBCO Software
    $124,439/yr
    Range: $120K - $128K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $120K - $128K
    $120K$128K
    BMC Software
    $97,997/yr
    Range: $94K - $102K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $94K - $102K
    $94K$102K
    Dassault Systemes
    $122,684/yr
    Range: $117K - $127K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $117K - $127K
    $117K$127K
    QinetiQ North America
    $102,874/yr
    Range: $99K - $107K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $99K - $107K
    $99K$107K
    PeopleFluent
    $126,111/yr
    Range: $121K - $132K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $121K - $132K
    $121K$132K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $119,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $119,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $140,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $140,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    501 to 1000 employees
    Company - Public
    $131,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $131,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $20k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $150,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $150,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $12k profit sharing
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Private
    $138,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $138,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Private
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