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Principal Software Engineer Salaries in Washington, DC Area

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Average Base Pay
$129,191/yr
5% below national average
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$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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    E*TRADE Financial
    $130,122/yr
    Range: $126K - $136K
    3 salaries
    $130,122/yr
    $126K$136K
    Capital One
    $132,500/yr
    Range: $120K - $144K
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    $120K - $144K
    $120K$144K
    BAE Systems USA
    $157,222/yr
    Range: $144K - $170K
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    $144K - $170K
    $144K$170K
    Motorola Mobility
    $136,961/yr
    Range: $133K - $142K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $133K - $142K
    $133K$142K
    AOL
    $121,920/yr
    Range: $118K - $127K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $118K - $127K
    $118K$127K
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
    $100,438/yr
    Range: $97K - $105K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $97K - $105K
    $97K$105K
    Planned Systems International
    $115,000/yr
    Range: $110K - $118K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $110K - $118K
    $110K$118K

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    Dante
    $100,000/yr
    Range: $95K - $104K
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    $95K - $104K
    $95K$104K
    Washingtonpost.Newsweek
    $135,061/yr
    Range: $129K - $142K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $129K - $142K
    $129K$142K
    E*TRADE Financial
    $140,933/yr
    Range: $136K - $146K
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    $136K - $146K
    $136K$146K
    Dante
    $122,659/yr
    Range: $118K - $128K
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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.

    $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
    $144,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $144,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $10 cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Private
    $154,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $154,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $15k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    501 to 1000 employees
    Company - Private
    $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
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