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Principal Software Development Engineer Salaries

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Average Base Pay
$177,676/yr
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$142K
Low
$178K
Average
$207K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$16,629
Range$6,158 - $41,117
How much does a Principal Software Development Engineer make?

The national average salary for a Principal Software Development Engineer is $177,676 in United States. Filter by location to see Principal Software Development Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 27,363 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
      $172,697/yr
      Range: $83K - $240K
      196 salaries
      $172,697/yr
      $83K$240K
      Broadcom
      $150,294/yr
      Range: $126K - $200K
      48 salaries
      $150,294/yr
      $126K$200K
      Dell
      $137,000/yr
      Range: $104K - $170K
      23 salaries
      $137,000/yr
      $104K$170K
      Oracle
      $137,500/yr
      Range: $103K - $156K
      20 salaries
      $137,500/yr
      $103K$156K
      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
      Amazon
      $160,000/yr
      Range: $148K - $170K
      11 salaries
      $160,000/yr
      $148K$170K

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      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
      Fidelity Investments
      $115,412/yr
      Range: $108K - $160K
      6 salaries
      $115,412/yr
      $108K$160K
      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
      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
      Fortinet
      $87,451/yr
      Range: $87K - $147K
      3 salaries
      $87,451/yr
      $87K$147K
      Capital One
      $157,008/yr
      Range: $148K - $165K
      2 salaries
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      $148K - $165K
      $148K$165K
      Schneider Electric
      $133,000/yr
      Range: $119K - $146K
      2 salaries
      About
      $119K - $146K
      $119K$146K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $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
      $208,000
      per year
      A Principal Software Development Engineer in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $208,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $40k cash bonus
      $40k stock bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Seattle, WA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $167,000
      per year
      A Principal Software Development Engineer in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $167,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $25k cash bonus
      $29k stock bonus
      $17k profit sharing
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      San Jose, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Company - Public
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