Microsoft Principal Software Development Engineer Salaries in Seattle, WA

Updated Dec 5, 2014
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This salary is 4% above the local average.  See all Principal Software Development Engineer Salaries.

Base Salary

$168,264
$153k
$184k

Total Compensation

$226,737
$169k
$380k

Base Salary

$168,264
$153k
$184k

Total Compensation

$226,737
$169k
$380k
Additional Compensation
Average
Min
Max

Additional Compensation

Cash Bonus (10)

$27,021

$41
$54k
Cash Bonus (10)
$27,021
$41
$54k
Stock Bonus (11)

$39,224

$31
$141k
Stock Bonus (11)
$39,224
$31
$141k

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

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Pay may vary based on location, years of experience, and/or other factors.
Benefits

Most Talked About Benefits

  • Health Insurance

    “Prior to the implementation of Obamacare the Microsoft Health Insurance was probably the best offered anywhere in the country, I had two children…” (193 comments)

  • 401K Plan

    “The Microsoft 401K program is great, Microsoft matches 50% of up to 6% of your salary and there is no vest period, the matching funds are essentially…” (80 comments)

  • Employee Discount

    “Typically most Microsoft software is available at the Company Store for about 90% off retail. The exceptions are Games which are typically 50% off…” (69 comments)

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