Microsoft Principal Software Development Engineer Salaries in Seattle, WA

Updated Aug 19, 2015
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This salary is 3% above the local average.  See all Principal Software Development Engineer Salaries.

Base Salary

$167,629
$153k
$184k

Total Compensation

$226,603
$169k
$380k

Base Salary

Total Compensation

$167,629
$153k
$184k
$226,603
$169k
$380k
Additional Compensation
Average
Min
Max

Additional Compensation

Cash Bonus (11)

$27,564

$41
$54k
Cash Bonus (11)
$27,564
$41
$54k
Stock Bonus (12)

$38,622

$31
$141k
Stock Bonus (12)
$38,622
$31
$141k

Profit Sharing, Commission Sharing, Tips have not been reported for this role.

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Benefits

Most Talked About Benefits

  • Health Insurance

    “The health care insurance is one of the best in the entire industry. I have never seen this befor” (317 comments)

  • Employee Discount

    “The discount on software is great. However, the discount on most hardware is hardly anything.” (120 comments)

  • 401K Plan

    “MSFT will now match 50% of the maximum allowable by law. So, for example - you're 25 and can only sock away 18k annually. MSFT will pitch in...” (115 comments)

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