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Principal Software Engineer Salaries in Raleigh-Durham, NC Area

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3,491 SalariesUpdated Apr 9, 2018
Average Base Pay
$116,399/yr
14% below national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$88K
Low
$116K
Average
$145K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$9,453
Range$2,184 - $24,085
How much does a Principal Software Engineer make in Raleigh-Durham, NC?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $116,399 in Raleigh-Durham, NC. Salaries estimates are based on 3,491 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Engineer employees in Raleigh-Durham, NC.

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    SAS Institute
    $143,500/yr
    Range: $120K - $156K
    4 salaries
    $143,500
    $120K$156K
    MetLife
    $117,678/yr
    Range: $97K - $141K
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    $97K - $141K
    $97K$141K
    Arsenal Digital Solutions
    $124,084/yr
    Range: $120K - $129K
    2 salaries
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    $120K - $129K
    $120K$129K
    Dell
    $104,587/yr
    Range: $100K - $108K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $100K - $108K
    $100K$108K
    Fidelity Investments
    $111,292/yr
    Range: $108K - $116K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $108K - $116K
    $108K$116K
    Emergent Payments
    $99,838/yr
    Range: $97K - $105K
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    $97K - $105K
    $97K$105K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $165,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $165,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $20k cash bonus
    $20k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $117,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $117,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $10k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $105,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $105,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Private
    $110,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $110,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $20k cash bonus
    $13k profit sharing
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Private
    $145,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $145,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $15k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $152,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $152,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $4k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Public
    $129,500
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $129,500 per year
    Additional Pay
    $20k cash bonus
    $25k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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