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Principal Software Engineer Salaries in Washington, DC

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11,376 SalariesUpdated Sep 12, 2017
Average Base Pay
$130,995/yr
7% below national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$102K
Low
$131K
Average
$161K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$10,020
Range$2,197 - $26,058
How much does a Principal Software Engineer make in Washington, DC ?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $130,995 in Washington, DC . Salaries estimates are based on 11,376 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Engineer employees in Washington, DC .

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    Average Base Salary in (USD)
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    $135,024/yr
    $118K$153K
    Raytheon
    $160,445/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $160,445/yr
    $155K$167K
    General Dynamics Information Technology
    $131,376/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $131,376/yr
    $126K$137K
    Harris
    $151,445/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $151,445/yr
    $145K$155K
    CA Technologies
    $136,126/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $136,126/yr
    $132K$140K
    Spectrum
    $142,555/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $142,555/yr
    $137K$150K
    K12
    $129,544/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $129,544/yr
    $125K$135K

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    REI Systems
    $111,469/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $111,469/yr
    $108K$117K
    Deltek
    $99,189/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $99,189/yr
    $95K$104K
    CA Technologies
    $145,633/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $145,633/yr
    $138K$151K
    ManTech
    $144,535/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $144,535/yr
    $140K$151K
    ManTech
    $152,328/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $152,328/yr
    $145K$158K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $160,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $160,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $20k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
    $147,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $147,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $145,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $145,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $21k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
    $115,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $115,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    Full-time
     
    201 to 500 employees
    Company - Private
    $142,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $142,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $15k cash bonus
    $40k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $145,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $145,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $118,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $118,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $5k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    201 to 500 employees
    Company - Private
    $120,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $120,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $2k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $136,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $136,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $14k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Public
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