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Principal Software Engineer Salaries in Washington, DC

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15 SalariesUpdated Feb 13, 2018
Average Base Pay
$126,252/yr
9% below national average
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$94K
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$126K
Average
$158K
High

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How much does a Principal Software Engineer make in Washington, DC ?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $126,252 in Washington, DC . Salary estimates are based on salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Engineer employees in Washington, DC .

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    E*TRADE Financial
    $130,702/yr
    Range: $126K - $136K
    3 salaries
    $130,702
    $126K$136K
    Capital One
    $132,375/yr
    Range: $120K - $147K
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    $120K - $147K
    $120K$147K
    BAE Systems USA
    $157,369/yr
    Range: $146K - $171K
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    $146K - $171K
    $146K$171K
    Motorola Mobility
    $137,001/yr
    Range: $132K - $144K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $132K - $144K
    $132K$144K
    AOL
    $122,064/yr
    Range: $117K - $126K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $117K - $126K
    $117K$126K
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
    $100,448/yr
    Range: $97K - $105K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $97K - $105K
    $97K$105K
    Planned Systems International
    $115,688/yr
    Range: $111K - $120K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $111K - $120K
    $111K$120K

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    Dante
    $99,894/yr
    Range: $95K - $105K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $95K - $105K
    $95K$105K
    Washingtonpost.Newsweek
    $134,956/yr
    Range: $131K - $140K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $131K - $140K
    $131K$140K
    E*TRADE Financial
    $140,688/yr
    Range: $135K - $146K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $135K - $146K
    $135K$146K
    Dante
    $122,522/yr
    Range: $118K - $128K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $118K - $128K
    $118K$128K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $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
    $123,952
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $123,952 per year
    Additional Pay
    $2k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    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
     
    1 to 50 employees
    Company - Private
    $150,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $150,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $15k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $160,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $160,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $20k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
    $147,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $147,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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