Principal Software Engineer Salaries in Boston, MA Area

13,866 Salaries

Average Base Pay
$117,075 / yr
3% below national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$9,619
Range$2,240 - $24,192

How much does a Principal Software Engineer make in Boston, MA?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $117,075 in Boston, MA. Salaries estimates are based on 13,866 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Engineer employees in Boston, MA.

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Principal Software Engineer

EMC

$127,216/yr

Range: $95K - $158K

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$127,216/yr
$95K$158K

Principal Software Engineer

Fidelity Investments

$114,290/yr

Range: $96K - $136K

85 salaries

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$114,290/yr
$96K$136K

Principal Software Engineer

Oracle

$141,240/yr

Range: $98K - $166K

51 salaries

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$141,240/yr
$98K$166K

Principal Software Engineer

Dell Technologies

$129,037/yr

Range: $114K - $166K

42 salaries

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$129,037/yr
$114K$166K

Principal Software Engineer

Staples

$114,999/yr

Range: $92K - $142K

42 salaries

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$114,999/yr
$92K$142K

Principal Software Engineer

CA Technologies

$134,281/yr

Range: $119K - $162K

35 salaries

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$134,281/yr
$119K$162K

Principal Software Engineer

PTC

$110,051/yr

Range: $102K - $139K

35 salaries

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$110,051/yr
$102K$139K

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Principal Software Engineer

MathWorks

$154,207/yr

Range: $135K - $171K

34 salaries

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$154,207/yr
$135K$171K

Principal Software Engineer

Raytheon Technologies

$140,874/yr

Range: $129K - $155K

21 salaries

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$140,874/yr
$129K$155K

Principal Software Engineer

Charles River Development

$162,769/yr

Range: $142K - $193K

18 salaries

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$162,769/yr
$142K$193K

Principal Software Engineer

Akamai

$160,926/yr

Range: $148K - $190K

17 salaries

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$160,926/yr
$148K$190K

Principal Software Engineer

Red Hat

$137,816/yr

Range: $120K - $169K

17 salaries

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$137,816/yr
$120K$169K

Principal Software Engineer

Cadence Design Systems

$134,025/yr

Range: $115K - $152K

17 salaries

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$134,025/yr
$115K$152K

Principal Software Engineer

NortonLifeLock

$140,295/yr

Range: $125K - $163K

15 salaries

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$140,295/yr
$125K$163K

Principal Software Engineer

Liberty Mutual Insurance

$125,237/yr

Range: $114K - $131K

14 salaries

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$125,237/yr
$114K$131K

Principal Software Engineer

Nokia

$132,117/yr

Range: $109K - $150K

14 salaries

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$132,117/yr
$109K$150K

Principal Software Engineer

Nuance

$136,533/yr

Range: $119K - $155K

14 salaries

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$136,533/yr
$119K$155K

Principal Software Engineer

Verizon

$139,824/yr

Range: $108K - $153K

13 salaries

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$139,824/yr
$108K$153K

Principal Software Engineer

Airvana

$126,090/yr

Range: $117K - $140K

13 salaries

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$126,090/yr
$117K$140K

Principal Software Engineer

RSA Security

$138,736/yr

Range: $109K - $153K

12 salaries

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$138,736/yr
$109K$153K
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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent principal software engineer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$125,000
per year
A Principal Software Engineer reported making $125,000 per year
Additional Pay
$31k cash bonus
$10k stock bonus
$13k profit sharing
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Full-time
51 to 200 employees
 
Company - Public
$150,000
per year
A Principal Software Engineer reported making $150,000 per year
Additional Pay
$15k cash bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$110,000
per year
A Principal Software Engineer reported making $110,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$128,205
per year
A Principal Software Engineer reported making $128,205 per year
Additional Pay
$2k profit sharing
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
$180,003
per year
A Principal Software Engineer reported making $180,003 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$175,003
per year
A Principal Software Engineer reported making $175,003 per year
Additional Pay
$15k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
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