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Principal Software Engineer Salaries in Washington, DC Area

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11,554 SalariesUpdated Sep 9, 2014
Average Base Pay
$129,191/yr
5% below national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$99K
Low
$129K
Average
$162K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$9,925
Range$2,180 - $25,780
How much does a Principal Software Engineer make in Washington, DC ?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $129,191 in Washington, DC . Salaries estimates are based on 11,554 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Engineer employees in Washington, DC .

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    Raytheon
    $101,342/yr
    Range: $62K - $138K
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    $62K - $138K
    $62K$138K
    Symantec
    $140,258/yr
    Range: $126K - $153K
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    $126K - $153K
    $126K$153K
    DND Technologies
    $85,923/yr
    Range: $81K - $89K
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    $81K - $89K
    $81K$89K
    EMC
    $110,161/yr
    Range: $107K - $114K
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    $107K - $114K
    $107K$114K
    BAE Systems USA
    $126,026/yr
    Range: $121K - $132K
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    $121K - $132K
    $121K$132K
    Exelis
    $145,886/yr
    Range: $140K - $152K
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    $140K - $152K
    $140K$152K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $180,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $180,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
    $130,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $130,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
    $150,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $150,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $120,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $120,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    51 to 200 employees
    Company - Private
    $129,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $129,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $120,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $120,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $140,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $140,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $10k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $154,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $154,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $20k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
    $125,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $125,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $10k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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