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Principal Software Engineer Salaries in Washington, DC Area

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11,554 SalariesUpdated Feb 13, 2018
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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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    E*TRADE Financial
    $130,702/yr
    Range: $126K - $136K
    3 salaries
    $130,702
    $126K$136K
    Capital One
    $132,655/yr
    Range: $121K - $146K
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    $121K - $146K
    $121K$146K
    BAE Systems USA
    $156,829/yr
    Range: $146K - $169K
    2 salaries
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    $146K - $169K
    $146K$169K
    Motorola Mobility
    $137,323/yr
    Range: $133K - $141K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $133K - $141K
    $133K$141K
    AOL
    $122,511/yr
    Range: $117K - $127K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $117K - $127K
    $117K$127K
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
    $101,070/yr
    Range: $97K - $104K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $97K - $104K
    $97K$104K
    Planned Systems International
    $115,233/yr
    Range: $110K - $119K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $110K - $119K
    $110K$119K

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    Dante
    $99,602/yr
    Range: $96K - $104K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $96K - $104K
    $96K$104K
    Washingtonpost.Newsweek
    $135,972/yr
    Range: $129K - $141K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $129K - $141K
    $129K$141K
    E*TRADE Financial
    $142,055/yr
    Range: $135K - $147K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $135K - $147K
    $135K$147K
    Dante
    $121,738/yr
    Range: $118K - $127K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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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.

    $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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