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Principal Software Engineer Salaries in Raleigh-Durham, NC Area

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Average Base Pay
$116,399/yr
14% below national average
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$88K
Low
$116K
Average
$145K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$9,453
Range$2,184 - $24,085
How much does a Principal Software Engineer make in Raleigh-Durham, NC?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $116,399 in Raleigh-Durham, NC. Salaries estimates are based on 3,491 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Engineer employees in Raleigh-Durham, NC.

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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
    Company
    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    Red Hat
    $132,503/yr
    Range: $103K - $165K
    17 salaries
    $132,503
    $103K$165K
    Fidelity Investments
    $108,406/yr
    Range: $103K - $115K
    10 salaries
    $108,406
    $103K$115K
    Itron
    $116,062/yr
    Range: $96K - $144K
    6 salaries
    $116,062
    $96K$144K
    EMC
    $118,979/yr
    Range: $115K - $121K
    3 salaries
    $118,979
    $115K$121K
    Allscripts
    $139,762/yr
    Range: $111K - $167K
    3 salaries
    $139,762
    $111K$167K
    PeopleFluent
    $118,307/yr
    Range: $110K - $123K
    3 salaries
    $118,307
    $110K$123K
    Oracle
    $117,856/yr
    Range: $112K - $126K
    2 salaries
    About
    $112K - $126K
    $112K$126K

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    SAS Institute
    $115,539/yr
    Range: $91K - $139K
    2 salaries
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    $91K - $139K
    $91K$139K
    Microsoft
    $152,102/yr
    Range: $144K - $158K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $144K - $158K
    $144K$158K
    Wipro
    $79,616/yr
    Range: $77K - $83K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $77K - $83K
    $77K$83K
    Hewlett Packard Enterprise | HPE
    $154,099/yr
    Range: $147K - $161K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $147K - $161K
    $147K$161K
    Broadcom
    $127,100/yr
    Range: $122K - $133K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $122K - $133K
    $122K$133K
    Citrix
    $144,761/yr
    Range: $141K - $150K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $141K - $150K
    $141K$150K
    Windstream
    $98,781/yr
    Range: $93K - $103K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $93K - $103K
    $93K$103K
    LexisNexis Legal & Professional
    $137,073/yr
    Range: $132K - $144K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $132K - $144K
    $132K$144K
    Avago Technologies
    $142,889/yr
    Range: $136K - $149K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $136K - $149K
    $136K$149K
    Sensus
    $136,885/yr
    Range: $131K - $144K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $131K - $144K
    $131K$144K
    PeopleFluent
    $70/hr
    Range: $68 - $72
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $68 - $72
    hourly
    $68$72
    VIAVI Solutions
    $144,164/yr
    Range: $141K - $151K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $141K - $151K
    $141K$151K
    Bronto Software
    $121,433/yr
    Range: $118K - $126K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $118K - $126K
    $118K$126K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $140,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $140,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $3k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Private
    $165,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $165,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $20k cash bonus
    $20k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $117,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $117,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $10k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $105,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $105,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Private
    $110,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $110,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $20k cash bonus
    $13k profit sharing
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Private
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