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Principal Software Development Engineer Salaries

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Average Base Pay
$184,206/yr
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$148K
Low
$184K
Average
$216K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$17,104
Range$6,317 - $42,443
How much does a Principal Software Development Engineer make?

The national average salary for a Principal Software Development Engineer is $184,206 in United States. Filter by location to see Principal Software Development Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 21,312 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Development Engineer employees.

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      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
      Company
      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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      Microsoft
      $172,720/yr
      Range: $83K - $240K
      197 salaries
      $172,720/yr
      $83K$240K
      Broadcom
      $167,017/yr
      Range: $134K - $200K
      25 salaries
      $167,017/yr
      $134K$200K
      Broadcom
      $146,689/yr
      Range: $128K - $166K
      23 salaries
      $146,689/yr
      $128K$166K
      Oracle
      $137,500/yr
      Range: $103K - $156K
      20 salaries
      $137,500/yr
      $103K$156K
      Dell
      $136,000/yr
      Range: $101K - $167K
      18 salaries
      $136,000/yr
      $101K$167K
      Yahoo
      $167,664/yr
      Range: $145K - $173K
      17 salaries
      $167,664/yr
      $145K$173K
      National Financial
      $112,307/yr
      Range: $100K - $125K
      15 salaries
      $112,307/yr
      $100K$125K

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      Amazon
      $160,000/yr
      Range: $148K - $170K
      11 salaries
      $160,000/yr
      $148K$170K
      PTC
      $102,115/yr
      Range: $90K - $112K
      7 salaries
      $102,115/yr
      $90K$112K
      Verizon
      $154,478/yr
      Range: $105K - $186K
      6 salaries
      $154,478/yr
      $105K$186K
      Dell
      $139,700/yr
      Range: $120K - $177K
      6 salaries
      $139,700/yr
      $120K$177K
      Citrix
      $155,660/yr
      Range: $142K - $164K
      5 salaries
      $155,660/yr
      $142K$164K
      Invensys
      $117,011/yr
      Range: $101K - $121K
      4 salaries
      $117,011/yr
      $101K$121K
      Fidelity Investments
      $115,000/yr
      Range: $108K - $126K
      3 salaries
      $115,000/yr
      $108K$126K
      Fidelity Investments
      $115,824/yr
      Range: $112K - $160K
      3 salaries
      $115,824/yr
      $112K$160K
      Salesforce
      $220,000/yr
      Range: $187K - $230K
      3 salaries
      $220,000/yr
      $187K$230K
      Expedia
      $174,763/yr
      Range: $162K - $177K
      3 salaries
      $174,763/yr
      $162K$177K
      MITRE
      $142,000/yr
      Range: $136K - $164K
      3 salaries
      $142,000/yr
      $136K$164K
      Workday
      $167,000/yr
      Range: $161K - $191K
      3 salaries
      $167,000/yr
      $161K$191K
      Hitachi Data Systems
      $115,000/yr
      Range: $108K - $141K
      3 salaries
      $115,000/yr
      $108K$141K

      Recent Salary Reports

      Below are the most recent Principal Software Development Engineer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

      $197,000
      per year
      A Principal Software Development Engineer in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $197,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $62k cash bonus
      $72k stock bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Seattle, WA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $125,000
      per year
      A Principal Software Development Engineer in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $125,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      8-10 years experience
      Washington, DC Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Private
      $173,000
      per year
      A Principal Software Development Engineer in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $173,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $40k cash bonus
      $48k stock bonus
      Job Highlights
      8-10 years experience
      Seattle, WA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $101,000
      per year
      A Principal Software Development Engineer in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $101,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $8k cash bonus
      $3k stock bonus
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Austin, TX Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Private
      $160,000
      per year
      A Principal Software Development Engineer in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $160,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $960k stock bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Seattle, WA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
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