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Principal Software Engineer Salaries in Washington, DC Area

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Average Base Pay
$126,252/yr
9% below national average
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$126K
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$158K
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How much does a Principal Software Engineer make in Washington, DC ?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $126,252 in Washington, DC . Salaries estimates are based on 229 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Engineer employees in Washington, DC .

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    Symantec
    $136,150/yr
    Range: $118K - $154K
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    $118K$154K
    Raytheon
    $159,060/yr
    Range: $155K - $168K
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    General Dynamics Information Technology
    $130,007/yr
    Range: $126K - $137K
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    $126K$137K
    Harris
    $150,149/yr
    Range: $144K - $157K
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    CA Technologies
    $135,861/yr
    Range: $130K - $141K
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    $130K$141K
    Spectrum
    $142,722/yr
    Range: $138K - $150K
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    K12
    $130,997/yr
    Range: $126K - $136K
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    REI Systems
    $111,312/yr
    Range: $108K - $117K
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    Deltek
    $100,606/yr
    Range: $96K - $104K
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    SemanticBits
    $130,759/yr
    Range: $124K - $135K
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    $124K$135K
    Radiant Solutions
    $153,218/yr
    Range: $149K - $160K
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    CA Technologies
    $144,620/yr
    Range: $138K - $150K
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    ManTech
    $144,558/yr
    Range: $139K - $152K
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    ManTech
    $151,625/yr
    Range: $146K - $158K
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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
    $15k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    501 to 1000 employees
    Company - Private
    $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
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