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Principal Software Engineer Salaries in Houston, TX Area

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Average Base Pay
$113,417/yr
17% below national average
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$85K
Low
$113K
Average
$146K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$9,309
Range$2,118 - $23,839
How much does a Principal Software Engineer make in Houston, TX?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $113,417 in Houston, TX. Salaries estimates are based on 1,764 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Engineer employees in Houston, TX.

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    Symantec
    $114,410/yr
    Range: $102K - $132K
    4 salaries
    $114,410/yr
    $102K$132K
    Halliburton
    $108,659/yr
    Range: $60K - $114K
    3 salaries
    $108,659/yr
    $60K$114K
    IHS Markit
    $122,200/yr
    Range: $111K - $136K
    2 salaries
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    $111K - $136K
    $111K$136K
    Cyberonics
    $124,505/yr
    Range: $119K - $130K
    2 salaries
    About
    $119K - $130K
    $119K$130K
    L3 Technologies
    $103,124/yr
    Range: $100K - $108K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $100K - $108K
    $100K$108K
    Waste Management
    $127,000/yr
    Range: $122K - $132K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $122K - $132K
    $122K$132K
    Advisory Board
    $138,200/yr
    Range: $134K - $143K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $134K - $143K
    $134K$143K

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    National Oilwell Varco
    $110,000/yr
    Range: $105K - $115K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $105K - $115K
    $105K$115K
    AspenTech
    $104,575/yr
    Range: $101K - $108K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $101K - $108K
    $101K$108K
    P2 Energy Solutions
    $96,061/yr
    Range: $92K - $100K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $92K - $100K
    $92K$100K
    Improving
    $65/hr
    Range: $62 - $68
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $62 - $68
    hourly
    $62$68
    Tietronix Software
    $80,000/yr
    Range: $78K - $82K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $78K - $82K
    $78K$82K
    $100,421/yr
    $94K$121K
    Oracle
    $96,866/yr
    Range: $94K - $101K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $94K - $101K
    $94K$101K
    Covansys
    $116,641/yr
    Range: $113K - $120K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $113K - $120K
    $113K$120K
    TIBCO Software
    $143,872/yr
    Range: $137K - $150K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $137K - $150K
    $137K$150K
    Invensys
    $101,059/yr
    Range: $98K - $106K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $98K - $106K
    $98K$106K
    Alert Logic
    $174,052/yr
    Range: $168K - $181K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $168K - $181K
    $168K$181K
    RELX
    $116,000/yr
    Range: $112K - $120K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $112K - $120K
    $112K$120K

    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 in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $160,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    San Francisco, CA Area area
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Private
    $104,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area reported making $104,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $8k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
    $110,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer/Developer in the Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area reported making $110,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $25k cash bonus
    $11k profit sharing
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Private
    $158,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $158,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $20k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    Los Angeles, CA Area area
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $150,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $150,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Seattle, WA Area area
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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