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Principal Staff Software Engineer Salaries

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264,186 SalariesUpdated May 11, 2017
Average Base Pay
$135,918/yr
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$93K
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$136K
Average
$193K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$10,587
Range$2,361 - $27,447
How much does a Principal Staff Software Engineer make?

The national average salary for a Principal Staff Software Engineer is $135,918 in United States. Filter by location to see Principal Staff Software Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 264,186 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Staff Software Engineer employees.

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      Motorola Mobility
      $124,727/yr
      Range: $102K - $162K
      99 salaries
      $124,727
      $102K$162K
      Motorola Solutions
      $123,303/yr
      Range: $105K - $148K
      10 salaries
      $123,303
      $105K$148K
      Oracle
      $114,729/yr
      Range: $111K - $120K
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      $111K - $120K
      $111K$120K
      Nokia
      $129,511/yr
      Range: $124K - $135K
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      $124K - $135K
      $124K$135K
      Emerson
      $140,025/yr
      Range: $134K - $146K
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      $134K - $146K
      $134K$146K
      General Dynamics Mission Systems
      $123,927/yr
      Range: $119K - $129K
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      $119K - $129K
      $119K$129K
      Lenovo
      $119,751/yr
      Range: $114K - $125K
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      $114K - $125K
      $114K$125K

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      ARRIS
      $141,408/yr
      Range: $137K - $149K
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $137K - $149K
      $137K$149K
      Jawbone
      $154,933/yr
      Range: $148K - $162K
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $148K - $162K
      $148K$162K
      Infinite Convergence Solutions
      $122,123/yr
      Range: $117K - $126K
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $117K - $126K
      $117K$126K
      Cambium Networks
      $98,066/yr
      Range: $94K - $101K
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $94K - $101K
      $94K$101K
      Lucidera
      $133,223/yr
      Range: $126K - $138K
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $126K - $138K
      $126K$138K
      EMC
      $132,875/yr
      Range: $112K - $158K
      11 salaries
      $132,875
      $112K$158K
      Qualcomm
      $170,172/yr
      Range: $163K - $175K
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      $163K - $175K
      $163K$175K
      eBay
      $207,405/yr
      Range: $198K - $216K
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      $198K - $216K
      $198K$216K
      ARRIS
      $119,880/yr
      Range: $114K - $123K
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      $114K - $123K
      $114K$123K
      PacketVideo
      $119,663/yr
      Range: $115K - $123K
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $115K - $123K
      $115K$123K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $91,500
      per year
      A Principal Software Engineer in the Daytona Beach, FL Area area reported making $91,500 per year
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Daytona Beach, FL Area area
      Full-time
       
      201 to 500 employees
      Company - Private
      $180,000
      per year
      A Principal Software Engineer in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $180,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      San Jose, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      51 to 200 employees
      Company - Private
      $105,000
      per year
      A Principal Software Engineer in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $105,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $4k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $183,000
      per year
      A Principal Software Engineer in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $183,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $44k cash bonus
      $48k stock bonus
      Job Highlights
      8-10 years experience
      Seattle, WA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $211,000
      per year
      A Principal Software Engineer in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $211,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $4k cash bonus
      $4k stock bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      San Jose, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      501 to 1000 employees
      Company - Private
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