Salary: Principal Software Development Engineer in Chicago, IL | Glassdoor

Principal Software Development Engineer Salaries in Chicago, IL Area

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256 SalariesUpdated Sep 13, 2016
Average Base Pay
$151,239/yr
15% below national average
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$128K
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$176K
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$14,578
Range$5,466 - $35,596
How much does a Principal Software Development Engineer make in Chicago, IL?

The average salary for a Principal Software Development Engineer is $151,239 in Chicago, IL. Salaries estimates are based on 256 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Development Engineer employees in Chicago, IL.

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    $114,023/yr
    Range: $110K - $119K
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    Range: $154K - $166K
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    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $167,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Development Engineer in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $167,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $25k cash bonus
    $29k stock bonus
    $17k profit sharing
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    San Jose, CA Area area
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
    $165,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Development Engineer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $165,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    San Francisco, CA Area area
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $118,593
    per year
    A Principal Software Development Engineer in the Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area reported making $118,593 per year
    Additional Pay
    $10k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Private
    $177,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Development Engineer in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $177,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $25k cash bonus
    $60k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Seattle, WA Area area
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $230,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Development Engineer in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $230,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $85k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Seattle, WA Area area
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $185,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Development Engineer in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $185,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $70k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Seattle, WA Area area
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Public
    $140,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Development Engineer in the Baltimore, MD Area area reported making $140,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Baltimore, MD Area area
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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