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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
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$105K
Low
$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 - $138K
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    $63K - $138K
    $63K$138K
    Symantec
    $139,460/yr
    Range: $126K - $155K
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    $126K - $155K
    $126K$155K
    DND Technologies
    $85,601/yr
    Range: $82K - $89K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $82K - $89K
    $82K$89K
    EMC
    $110,763/yr
    Range: $106K - $114K
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    $106K - $114K
    $106K$114K
    BAE Systems USA
    $127,000/yr
    Range: $121K - $131K
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    $121K - $131K
    $121K$131K
    Exelis
    $146,436/yr
    Range: $141K - $151K
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    $141K - $151K
    $141K$151K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $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
    $116,126
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $116,126 per year
    Additional Pay
    $2k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1 to 50 employees
    Company - Private
    $150,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $150,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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