Principal Software Engineer Salaries in Houston, TX Area

2,230 SalariesUpdated Aug 9, 2020

Average Base Pay
$102,884 / yr
15% below national average
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$8,737
Range$2,009 - $22,207

How much does a Principal Software Engineer make in Houston, TX?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $102,884 in Houston, TX. Salaries estimates are based on 2,230 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Engineer employees in Houston, TX.

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Principal Software Engineer

Halliburton

$114,835/yr

Range: $65K - $123K

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$114,835/yr
$65K$123K

Principal Software Engineer

NortonLifeLock

$121,411/yr

Range: $110K - $145K

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$121,411/yr
$110K$145K

Principal Software Engineer

Halliburton

$107,954/yr

Range: $103K - $121K

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$107,954/yr
$103K$121K

Principal Software Engineer

ITI Data

$124,632/yr

Range: $125K - $125K

4 salaries

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$124,632/yr
$125K$125K

Principal Software Engineer

USA Waste-Management Resources

$123,678/yr

Range: $108K - $127K

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$123,678/yr
$108K$127K

Principal Software Engineer

Waste Management

$123,596/yr

Range: $105K - $146K

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Principal Software Engineer

IHS Markit

$131,346/yr

Range: $118K - $144K

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Principal Software Engineer

AspenTech

$115,965/yr

Range: $100K - $133K

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$100K - $133K
$100K$133K

Principal Software Engineer

Cyberonics

$132,456/yr

Range: $127K - $140K

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$127K$140K

Principal Software Engineer

L3 Technologies

$112,060/yr

Range: $108K - $117K

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Principal Software Engineer - Monthly

Halliburton

$9,250/mo

Range: $9K - $10K

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$9K - $10K
$9K$10K

Principal Software Engineer

Emerson

$146,920/yr

Range: $141K - $152K

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Principal Software Engineer

Schneider Electric

$136,387/yr

Range: $132K - $142K

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Principal Software Engineer

National Oilwell Varco

$117,046/yr

Range: $112K - $122K

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Principal Software Engineer

Advisory Board

$145,905/yr

Range: $141K - $152K

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Principal Software Engineer

Microchip Technology

$101,028/yr

Range: $97K - $106K

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$97K - $106K
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Principal Software Engineer

Endurance International Group

$84,010/yr

Range: $80K - $87K

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$80K - $87K
$80K$87K

Principal Software Engineer

AspenTech

$112,276/yr

Range: $107K - $117K

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Principal Software Engineer

P2 Energy Solutions

$103,135/yr

Range: $99K - $107K

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$99K - $107K
$99K$107K

Principal Software Engineer

DynPro

$131,862/yr

Range: $128K - $137K

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Recent Salary Reports

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$186,000
per year
A Principal Software Engineer in the Santa Barbara, CA Area area reported making $186,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Santa Barbara, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$172,075
per year
A Principal Software Engineer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $172,075 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$190,000
per year
A Principal Software Engineer in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $190,000 per year
Additional Pay
$30k cash bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$245,000
per year
A Principal Software Engineer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $245,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$135,000
per year
A Principal Software Engineer in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $135,000 per year
Additional Pay
$2k profit sharing
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Austin, TX Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$150,000
per year
A Principal Software Engineer in the Tampa, FL Area area reported making $150,000 per year
Additional Pay
$15k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Tampa, FL Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$135,000
per year
A Principal Software Engineer in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $135,000 per year
Additional Pay
$5k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Austin, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$150,000
per year
A Principal Software Engineer in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $150,000 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Austin, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$131,796
per year
A Principal Software Engineer in the Little Rock, AR Area area reported making $131,796 per year
Additional Pay
$4 cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Little Rock, AR Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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