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Principal Software Engineer Salaries in Washington, DC Area

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Average Base Pay
$137,953/yr
8% below national average
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$105K
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$138K
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$178K
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$10,391
Range$2,265 - $27,108
How much does a Principal Software Engineer make in Washington, DC ?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $137,953 in Washington, DC . Salaries estimates are based on 6,922 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Engineer employees in Washington, DC .

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    Symantec
    $134,901/yr
    Range: $118K - $153K
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    $118K$153K
    Raytheon
    $160,000/yr
    Range: $155K - $165K
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    $155K - $165K
    $155K$165K
    General Dynamics Information Technology
    $130,967/yr
    Range: $127K - $137K
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    $127K - $137K
    $127K$137K
    Harris
    $150,000/yr
    Range: $144K - $155K
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    $144K$155K
    CA Technologies
    $135,824/yr
    Range: $131K - $142K
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    $131K$142K
    Spectrum
    $143,000/yr
    Range: $136K - $149K
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    $136K$149K
    K12
    $130,000/yr
    Range: $125K - $134K
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    REI Systems
    $111,760/yr
    Range: $107K - $115K
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    $107K - $115K
    $107K$115K
    Deltek
    $100,000/yr
    Range: $97K - $105K
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    $97K$105K
    SemanticBits
    $130,000/yr
    Range: $124K - $135K
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    $124K - $135K
    $124K$135K
    Radiant Solutions
    $154,000/yr
    Range: $148K - $162K
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    $148K$162K
    CA Technologies
    $144,374/yr
    Range: $139K - $151K
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    $139K$151K
    ManTech
    $151,739/yr
    Range: $144K - $159K
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    $144K$159K
    ManTech
    $145,000/yr
    Range: $139K - $151K
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    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $143,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $143,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $60k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $116,126
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $116,126 per year
    Additional Pay
    $2k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1 to 50 employees
    Company - Private
    $150,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $150,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $144,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $144,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $10 cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Private
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