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Principal Software Engineer Salaries in Boston, MA Area

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Average Base Pay
$139,409/yr
7% below national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$110K
Low
$139K
Average
$180K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$10,850
Range$2,479 - $27,659
How much does a Principal Software Engineer make in Boston, MA?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $139,409 in Boston, MA. Salaries estimates are based on 10,229 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Engineer employees in Boston, MA.

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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
    Company
    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    EMC
    $118,236/yr
    Range: $91K - $152K
    159 salaries
    $118,236/yr
    $91K$152K
    Fidelity Investments
    $104,874/yr
    Range: $89K - $127K
    74 salaries
    $104,874/yr
    $89K$127K
    Oracle
    $135,000/yr
    Range: $93K - $155K
    47 salaries
    $135,000/yr
    $93K$155K
    CA Technologies
    $128,764/yr
    Range: $109K - $158K
    34 salaries
    $128,764/yr
    $109K$158K
    PTC
    $106,550/yr
    Range: $95K - $131K
    32 salaries
    $106,550/yr
    $95K$131K
    MathWorks
    $144,000/yr
    Range: $130K - $160K
    28 salaries
    $144,000/yr
    $130K$160K
    Staples
    $109,140/yr
    Range: $93K - $123K
    26 salaries
    $109,140/yr
    $93K$123K

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    Charles River Development
    $154,505/yr
    Range: $138K - $183K
    18 salaries
    $154,505/yr
    $138K$183K
    Dell
    $124,438/yr
    Range: $110K - $162K
    16 salaries
    $124,438/yr
    $110K$162K
    Raytheon
    $133,000/yr
    Range: $120K - $147K
    15 salaries
    $133,000/yr
    $120K$147K
    Nokia
    $126,348/yr
    Range: $105K - $155K
    15 salaries
    $126,348/yr
    $105K$155K
    Akamai
    $148,836/yr
    Range: $142K - $165K
    14 salaries
    $148,836/yr
    $142K$165K
    Airvana
    $118,571/yr
    Range: $108K - $134K
    13 salaries
    $118,571/yr
    $108K$134K
    Red Hat
    $123,479/yr
    Range: $99K - $163K
    12 salaries
    $123,479/yr
    $99K$163K
    Nuance
    $129,375/yr
    Range: $115K - $140K
    12 salaries
    $129,375/yr
    $115K$140K
    Brightcove
    $137,938/yr
    Range: $117K - $225K
    12 salaries
    $137,938/yr
    $117K$225K
    Symantec
    $125,350/yr
    Range: $115K - $143K
    11 salaries
    $125,350/yr
    $115K$143K
    Motorola Mobility
    $123,189/yr
    Range: $106K - $138K
    11 salaries
    $123,189/yr
    $106K$138K
    Digitas
    $121,096/yr
    Range: $111K - $146K
    11 salaries
    $121,096/yr
    $111K$146K
    Liberty Mutual Insurance
    $124,900/yr
    Range: $117K - $133K
    10 salaries
    $124,900/yr
    $117K$133K

    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
    $15k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    201 to 500 employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $165,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $165,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Public
    $127,900
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $127,900 per year
    Additional Pay
    $3k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    201 to 500 employees
    Company - Public
    $160,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $160,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Private
    $160,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $160,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Private
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