Salary: Principal Software Engineer in Washington, DC | Glassdoor

Principal Software Engineer Salaries in Washington, DC

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11,376 SalariesUpdated Nov 7, 2017
Average Base Pay
$130,995/yr
7% below national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$102K
Low
$131K
Average
$161K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$10,020
Range$2,197 - $26,058
How much does a Principal Software Engineer make in Washington, DC ?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $130,995 in Washington, DC . Salaries estimates are based on 11,376 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Engineer employees in Washington, DC .

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    $135,650/yr
    $114K$160K
    $82,339/yr
    $76K$90K
    $114,854/yr
    $100K$130K
    $130,907/yr
    $117K$147K
    $119,660/yr
    $112K$131K
    General Dynamics Information Technology
    $127,134/yr
    6 salaries
    $127,134/yr
    $105K$145K
    $137,180/yr
    $122K$148K

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    $129,531/yr
    $97K$163K
    $130,702/yr
    $126K$136K
    $111,866/yr
    $111K$113K
    $116,936/yr
    $65K$167K
    $117,379/yr
    $108K$129K
    $145,016/yr
    $120K$170K
    $161,825/yr
    $146K$177K
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
    $115,589/yr
    2 salaries
    $115,589/yr
    $97K$135K
    $108,112/yr
    $102K$115K
    $117,582/yr
    $108K$126K
    $117,103/yr
    $111K$123K
    $141,794/yr
    $125K$156K
    $109,528/yr
    $106K$114K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $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
    $147,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $147,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $145,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $145,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $21k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
    $115,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $115,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    Full-time
     
    201 to 500 employees
    Company - Private
    $142,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $142,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $15k cash bonus
    $40k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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