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Principal Software Engineer Salaries in Washington, DC Area

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11,554 SalariesUpdated Mar 18, 2018
Average Base Pay
$129,191/yr
5% below national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$99K
Low
$129K
Average
$162K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$9,925
Range$2,180 - $25,780
How much does a Principal Software Engineer make in Washington, DC ?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $129,191 in Washington, DC . Salaries estimates are based on 11,554 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Engineer employees in Washington, DC .

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    AOL
    $136,207/yr
    Range: $116K - $160K
    45 salaries
    $136,207
    $116K$160K
    Raytheon
    $136,582/yr
    Range: $126K - $142K
    3 salaries
    $136,582
    $126K$142K
    Verizon
    $126,185/yr
    Range: $120K - $131K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $120K - $131K
    $120K$131K
    AOL
    $120,249/yr
    Range: $115K - $125K
    5 salaries
    $120,249
    $115K$125K
    BAE Systems USA
    $157,559/yr
    Range: $151K - $164K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $151K - $164K
    $151K$164K
    AOL
    $113,277/yr
    Range: $108K - $117K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $108K - $117K
    $108K$117K
    AOL
    $58/hr
    Range: $55 - $61
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $55 - $61
    hourly
    $55$61

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    Orbital Sciences
    $131,104/yr
    Range: $124K - $135K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $124K - $135K
    $124K$135K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $150,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $150,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $120,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $120,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    51 to 200 employees
    Company - Private
    $129,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $129,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $120,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $120,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $140,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $140,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $10k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $154,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $154,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $20k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
    $125,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $125,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $10k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $123,952
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $123,952 per year
    Additional Pay
    $2k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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