Principal Developer Salaries

104,439 SalariesUpdated Oct 24, 2020

Average Base Pay
$114,739 / yr
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The national average salary for a Principal Developer is $114,739 in United States. Filter by location to see Principal Developer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 104,439 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Developer employees.

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Principal Developer

Oracle

$146,115/yr

Range: $24K - $354K

513 salaries

$146,115/yr
$24K$354K

Principal Developer

EMC

$139,260/yr

Range: $97K - $188K

462 salaries

$139,260/yr
$97K$188K

Principal Developer

NortonLifeLock

$147,492/yr

Range: $110K - $187K

329 salaries

$147,492/yr
$110K$187K

Principal Developer

Fidelity Investments

$113,869/yr

Range: $90K - $154K

317 salaries

$113,869/yr
$90K$154K

Principal Developer

Informatica

$153,473/yr

Range: $126K - $181K

171 salaries

$153,473/yr
$126K$181K

Principal Developer

Dell Technologies

$135,000/yr

Range: $33K - $203K

163 salaries

$135,000/yr
$33K$203K

Principal Developer

Microsoft

$194,775/yr

Range: $154K - $251K

155 salaries

$194,775/yr
$154K$251K

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Principal Developer

Broadcom

$149,946/yr

Range: $108K - $176K

123 salaries

$149,946/yr
$108K$176K

Principal Developer

CA Technologies

$139,906/yr

Range: $93K - $182K

120 salaries

$139,906/yr
$93K$182K

Principal Developer

Raytheon Technologies

$138,620/yr

Range: $98K - $179K

115 salaries

$138,620/yr
$98K$179K

Principal Developer

Yahoo

$177,861/yr

Range: $146K - $224K

114 salaries

$177,861/yr
$146K$224K

Principal Developer

Qualcomm

$200,230/yr

Range: $171K - $274K

107 salaries

$200,230/yr
$171K$274K

Principal Developer

Manhattan Associates

$107,152/yr

Range: $73K - $121K

104 salaries

$107,152/yr
$73K$121K

Principal Developer

Cadence Design Systems

$154,081/yr

Range: $117K - $177K

90 salaries

$154,081/yr
$117K$177K

Principal Developer

AOL

$149,155/yr

Range: $117K - $195K

78 salaries

$149,155/yr
$117K$195K

Principal Developer

Red Hat

$145,887/yr

Range: $118K - $201K

76 salaries

$145,887/yr
$118K$201K

Principal Developer

Salesforce

$214,583/yr

Range: $125K - $280K

71 salaries

$214,583/yr
$125K$280K

Principal Developer

Intuit

$210,706/yr

Range: $160K - $217K

69 salaries

$210,706/yr
$160K$217K

Principal Developer

BAE Systems USA

$128,393/yr

Range: $104K - $176K

59 salaries

$128,393/yr
$104K$176K

Principal Developer

Staples

$120,349/yr

Range: $94K - $148K

57 salaries

$120,349/yr
$94K$148K
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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent principal developer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$110,500
per year
A Principal Developer in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $110,500 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Jose, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$110,000
per year
A Principal Developer in the Dayton, OH Area area reported making $110,000 per year
Additional Pay
$1 cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Dayton, OH Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$100,000
per year
A Principal Developer in the Nashville, TN Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Nashville, TN Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$160,505
per year
A Principal Software Developer in the Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area reported making $160,505 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$193,609
per year
A Principal Software Development Lead in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $193,609 per year
Additional Pay
$40k cash bonus
$75k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$153,482
per year
A Principal Programmer in the Bridgeport, CT Area area reported making $153,482 per year
Additional Pay
$28k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Bridgeport, CT Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$110,695
per year
A Software Developer Principal in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $110,695 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Austin, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$135,853
per year
A Principal Developer in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $135,853 per year
Additional Pay
$15 cash bonus
$7 stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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