Principal Software Engineer Salaries in Chicago, IL Area

8,115 SalariesUpdated Aug 10, 2020

Average Base Pay
$107,900 / yr
10% below national average
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$8,915
Range$2,102 - $23,031

How much does a Principal Software Engineer make in Chicago, IL?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $107,900 in Chicago, IL. Salaries estimates are based on 8,115 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Engineer employees in Chicago, IL.

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Principal Software Engineer

Motorola Mobility

$124,290/yr

Range: $120K - $144K

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$124,290/yr
$120K$144K

Principal Software Engineer

Motorola Solutions

$131,427/yr

Range: $109K - $172K

15 salaries

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$131,427/yr
$109K$172K

Principal Software Engineer

WMS Gaming

$117,650/yr

Range: $90K - $149K

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$117,650/yr
$90K$149K

Principal Software Engineer

Scientific Games

$105,946/yr

Range: $99K - $132K

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$105,946/yr
$99K$132K

Principal Software Engineer

Sears

$143,421/yr

Range: $122K - $158K

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$143,421/yr
$122K$158K

Principal Software Engineer

CA Technologies

$138,748/yr

Range: $110K - $144K

6 salaries

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$138,748/yr
$110K$144K

Principal Software Engineer

HARMAN

$144,169/yr

Range: $128K - $173K

5 salaries

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$144,169/yr
$128K$173K

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Principal Software Engineer

ARRIS

$128,792/yr

Range: $122K - $137K

4 salaries

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$128,792/yr
$122K$137K

Principal Software Engineer

Oracle

$131,555/yr

Range: $124K - $136K

3 salaries

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$131,555/yr
$124K$136K

Principal Software Engineer

Northrop Grumman

$120,657/yr

Range: $120K - $133K

3 salaries

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$120,657/yr
$120K$133K

Principal Software Engineer

Informatica

$152,240/yr

Range: $119K - $163K

3 salaries

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$152,240/yr
$119K$163K

Principal Software Engineer

Digitas

$155,714/yr

Range: $156K - $169K

3 salaries

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$155,714/yr
$156K$169K

Principal Software Engineer

HERE Technologies

$171,739/yr

Range: $160K - $187K

3 salaries

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$171,739/yr
$160K$187K

Principal Software Engineer

Uptake

$148,888/yr

Range: $138K - $178K

3 salaries

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$148,888/yr
$138K$178K

Principal Software Engineer

Staples

$106,047/yr

Range: $103K - $112K

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Principal Software Engineer

Discover

$117,238/yr

Range: $103K - $132K

2 salaries

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$103K$132K

Principal Software Engineer

Discover

$118,446/yr

Range: $112K - $125K

2 salaries

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$112K$125K

Principal Software Engineer

Nokia

$138,912/yr

Range: $127K - $153K

2 salaries

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$127K - $153K
$127K$153K

Principal Software Engineer

Grainger

$93,446/yr

Range: $16K - $178K

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Principal Software Engineer

Follett

$116,140/yr

Range: $106K - $125K

2 salaries

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Recent Salary Reports

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$120,000
per year
A Principal Software Engineer reported making $120,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$160,000
per year
A Principal Software Engineer reported making $160,000 per year
Additional Pay
$24k cash bonus
$20k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$120,657
per year
A Principal Software Engineer reported making $120,657 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$177,968
per year
A Principal Software Engineer reported making $177,968 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$131,427
per year
A Principal Software Engineer reported making $131,427 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$121,317
per year
A Principal Staff Software Engineer reported making $121,317 per year
Additional Pay
$12k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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