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Principal Software Engineer Salaries in Washington, DC Area

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Average Base Pay
$137,953/yr
8% below national average
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$105K
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$178K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$10,391
Range$2,265 - $27,108
How much does a Principal Software Engineer make in Washington, DC ?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $137,953 in Washington, DC . Salaries estimates are based on 6,922 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Engineer employees in Washington, DC .

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    Raytheon
    $99,388/yr
    Range: $63K - $140K
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    $63K$140K
    Symantec
    $139,460/yr
    Range: $126K - $153K
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    $126K - $153K
    $126K$153K
    DND Technologies
    $85,601/yr
    Range: $82K - $90K
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    $82K - $90K
    $82K$90K
    EMC
    $110,763/yr
    Range: $105K - $115K
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    $105K$115K
    BAE Systems USA
    $127,000/yr
    Range: $122K - $131K
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    $122K$131K
    Exelis
    $146,436/yr
    Range: $139K - $152K
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    Recent Salary Reports

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    $135,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $135,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $5k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $170,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $170,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $143,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $143,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $60k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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