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Principal Software Engineer Salaries in Washington, DC Area

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11,554 Salaries
Average Base Pay
$129,191/yr
5% below national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$99K
Low
$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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Recent Salary Reports

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$180,000
per year
A Principal Software Engineer reported making $180,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$130,000
per year
A Principal Software Engineer reported making $130,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$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
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