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Principal Software Engineer Salaries in Washington, DC Area

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Average Base Pay
$128,783/yr
5% below national average
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$98K
Low
$129K
Average
$166K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$9,904
Range$2,176 - $25,717
How much does a Principal Software Engineer make in Washington, DC ?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $128,783 in Washington, DC . Salaries estimates are based on 7,393 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: $121K - $146K
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    $121K - $146K
    $121K$146K
    BAE Systems USA
    $157,222/yr
    Range: $144K - $170K
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    $144K - $170K
    $144K$170K
    Motorola Mobility
    $136,961/yr
    Range: $130K - $141K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $130K - $141K
    $130K$141K
    AOL
    $121,920/yr
    Range: $117K - $127K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $117K - $127K
    $117K$127K
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
    $100,438/yr
    Range: $96K - $104K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $96K - $104K
    $96K$104K
    Planned Systems International
    $115,000/yr
    Range: $111K - $119K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $111K - $119K
    $111K$119K

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    Dante
    $100,000/yr
    Range: $96K - $103K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $96K - $103K
    $96K$103K
    Storyblocks
    $150,000/yr
    Range: $145K - $157K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $145K - $157K
    $145K$157K
    Washingtonpost.Newsweek
    $135,061/yr
    Range: $128K - $139K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $128K - $139K
    $128K$139K
    E*TRADE Financial
    $140,933/yr
    Range: $134K - $146K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $134K - $146K
    $134K$146K
    Dante
    $122,659/yr
    Range: $118K - $127K
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    $118K - $127K
    $118K$127K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $140,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $140,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    51 to 200 employees
    Company - Private
    $118,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $118,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $5k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $125,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $125,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $2k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    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
     
    51 to 200 employees
    Company - Private
    $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
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