principal software development engineer Salaries

Principal Software Development Engineer Salaries

256,924 Salaries

Average Base Pay
$120,435 / yr
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$9,737
Range$2,203 - $25,018

How much does a Principal Software Development Engineer make?

The national average salary for a Principal Software Development Engineer is $120,435 in United States. Filter by location to see Principal Software Development Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 256,924 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Development Engineer employees.

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Principal Software Development Engineer

Microsoft

$186,615/yr

Range: $18K - $255K

216 salaries

$186,615/yr
$18K$255K

Principal Software Development Engineer

Workday

$200,442/yr

Range: $171K - $220K

84 salaries

$200,442/yr
$171K$220K

Principal Software Development Engineer

Broadcom

$177,347/yr

Range: $143K - $214K

27 salaries

$177,347/yr
$143K$214K

Principal Software Development Engineer

Oracle

$145,768/yr

Range: $108K - $168K

26 salaries

$145,768/yr
$108K$168K

Principal Software Development Engineer

Amazon

$160,533/yr

Range: $160K - $186K

25 salaries

$160,533/yr
$160K$186K

Principal Software Development Engineer

Broadcom

$155,120/yr

Range: $143K - $180K

23 salaries

$155,120/yr
$143K$180K

Principal Software Development Engineer

Dell Technologies

$139,054/yr

Range: $103K - $181K

18 salaries

$139,054/yr
$103K$181K

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Principal Software Development Engineer

Yahoo

$175,579/yr

Range: $167K - $183K

17 salaries

$175,579/yr
$167K$183K

Principal Software Development Engineer

Fortinet

$165,302/yr

Range: $93K - $165K

13 salaries

$165,302/yr
$93K$165K

Principal Software Development Engineer

Expedia Group

$181,942/yr

Range: $170K - $191K

9 salaries

$181,942/yr
$170K$191K

Principal Software Development Engineer

PTC

$109,707/yr

Range: $94K - $146K

9 salaries

$109,707/yr
$94K$146K

Principal Software Development Engineer

Verizon

$146,958/yr

Range: $112K - $197K

8 salaries

$146,958/yr
$112K$197K

Principal Software Development Engineer

Citrix

$168,194/yr

Range: $151K - $173K

6 salaries

$168,194/yr
$151K$173K

Principal Software Development Engineer

SonicWall

$181,254/yr

Range: $141K - $211K

5 salaries

$181,254/yr
$141K$211K

Principal Software Development Engineer

Fidelity Investments

$120,611/yr

Range: $110K - $171K

4 salaries

$120,611/yr
$110K$171K

Principal Software Development Engineer

Invensys

$124,922/yr

Range: $106K - $128K

4 salaries

$124,922/yr
$106K$128K

Principal Software Development Engineer

Salesforce

$230,684/yr

Range: $199K - $236K

3 salaries

$230,684/yr
$199K$236K

Principal Software Development Engineer

MITRE

$154,196/yr

Range: $142K - $176K

3 salaries

$154,196/yr
$142K$176K

Principal Software Development Engineer

Hitachi Data Systems

$124,457/yr

Range: $113K - $147K

3 salaries

$124,457/yr
$113K$147K

Principal Software Development Engineer

TiVo

$161,606/yr

Range: $143K - $164K

3 salaries

$161,606/yr
$143K$164K
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Recent Salary Reports

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

$155,000
per year
A Principal Software Engineer in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $155,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Austin, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$120,000
per year
A Principal Software Engineer in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $120,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Austin, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$101,000
per year
A Principal Software Engineer in the Omaha, NE Area area reported making $101,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Omaha, NE Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$125,000
per year
A Principal Software Engineer in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $125,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$97,000
per year
A Principal Software Engineer in the Provo, UT Area area reported making $97,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Provo, UT Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$117,117
per year
A Principal Software Engineer in the Denver, CO Area area reported making $117,117 per year
Additional Pay
$1 cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Denver, CO Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
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