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Principal Software Engineer Salaries in Washington, DC

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11,554 SalariesUpdated Dec 8, 2017
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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    Symantec
    $135,060/yr
    Range: $118K - $153K
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    $118K$153K
    Raytheon
    $158,652/yr
    Range: $153K - $166K
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    $153K - $166K
    $153K$166K
    General Dynamics Information Technology
    $130,882/yr
    Range: $126K - $136K
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    $126K - $136K
    $126K$136K
    Harris
    $148,990/yr
    Range: $143K - $155K
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    $143K - $155K
    $143K$155K
    CA Technologies
    $135,453/yr
    Range: $129K - $143K
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    $129K - $143K
    $129K$143K
    Spectrum
    $143,271/yr
    Range: $138K - $149K
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    $138K - $149K
    $138K$149K
    K12
    $129,454/yr
    Range: $124K - $134K
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    $124K$134K

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    REI Systems
    $110,892/yr
    Range: $106K - $117K
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    $106K - $117K
    $106K$117K
    Deltek
    $99,957/yr
    Range: $95K - $103K
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    $95K - $103K
    $95K$103K
    SemanticBits
    $129,888/yr
    Range: $126K - $135K
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    $126K - $135K
    $126K$135K
    CA Technologies
    $143,481/yr
    Range: $140K - $150K
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    $140K - $150K
    $140K$150K
    ManTech
    $145,829/yr
    Range: $140K - $152K
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    $140K - $152K
    $140K$152K
    ManTech
    $151,819/yr
    Range: $147K - $157K
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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.

    $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
    $130,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $130,000 per year
    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
    Additional Pay
    $15k cash bonus
    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
    $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
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