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Principal Software Development Engineer Salaries

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Average Base Pay
$168,898/yr
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$134K
Low
$169K
Average
$198K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$15,988
Range$5,943 - $39,341
How much does a Principal Software Development Engineer make?

The national average salary for a Principal Software Development Engineer is $168,898 in United States. Filter by location to see Principal Software Development Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 22,044 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
      198 salaries
      $172,720/yr
      $83K$240K
      Broadcom
      $167,017/yr
      Range: $134K - $200K
      25 salaries
      $167,017/yr
      $134K$200K
      Oracle
      $140,000/yr
      Range: $103K - $156K
      23 salaries
      $140,000/yr
      $103K$156K
      Broadcom
      $146,689/yr
      Range: $128K - $166K
      23 salaries
      $146,689/yr
      $128K$166K
      Dell
      $135,000/yr
      Range: $101K - $167K
      17 salaries
      $135,000/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
      Fidelity Investments
      $111,000/yr
      Range: $108K - $126K
      7 salaries
      $111,000/yr
      $108K$126K
      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
      Workday
      $166,000/yr
      Range: $161K - $191K
      4 salaries
      $166,000/yr
      $161K$191K
      Invensys
      $117,011/yr
      Range: $101K - $121K
      4 salaries
      $117,011/yr
      $101K$121K
      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 Group
      $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
      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.

      $165,000
      per year
      A Principal Software Development Engineer in the Coos Bay, OR Area area reported making $165,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $120k stock bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Coos Bay, OR Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Company - Public
      $156,000
      per year
      A Principal Software Development Engineer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $156,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      San Francisco, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $189,000
      per year
      A Principal Software Development Engineer in the Jacksonville, FL Area area reported making $189,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $20k cash bonus
      $20k stock bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Jacksonville, FL Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $150,000
      per year
      A Principal Software Development Engineer in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $150,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $20k stock bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Washington, DC Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $175,000
      per year
      A Principal Software Development Engineer in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $175,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Seattle, WA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
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