Salary: Principal Software Engineer in Raleigh-Durham, NC | Glassdoor

Principal Software Engineer Salaries in Raleigh-Durham, NC Area

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3,491 SalariesUpdated Apr 16, 2018
Average Base Pay
$116,399/yr
14% below national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$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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    EMC
    $118,620/yr
    Range: $102K - $146K
    42 salaries
    $118,620
    $102K$146K
    Fidelity Investments
    $106,436/yr
    Range: $92K - $119K
    35 salaries
    $106,436
    $92K$119K
    Red Hat
    $132,503/yr
    Range: $103K - $165K
    17 salaries
    $132,503
    $103K$165K
    Broadcom
    $122,267/yr
    Range: $108K - $131K
    6 salaries
    $122,267
    $108K$131K
    SAS Institute
    $133,833/yr
    Range: $95K - $156K
    6 salaries
    $133,833
    $95K$156K
    Itron
    $116,062/yr
    Range: $96K - $144K
    6 salaries
    $116,062
    $96K$144K
    Oracle
    $127,460/yr
    Range: $117K - $138K
    4 salaries
    $127,460
    $117K$138K

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    Symantec
    $133,720/yr
    Range: $126K - $138K
    3 salaries
    $133,720
    $126K$138K
    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
    Dell
    $108,839/yr
    Range: $101K - $118K
    2 salaries
    About
    $101K - $118K
    $101K$118K
    MetLife
    $117,614/yr
    Range: $96K - $140K
    2 salaries
    About
    $96K - $140K
    $96K$140K
    Extreme Networks
    $141,177/yr
    Range: $127K - $153K
    2 salaries
    About
    $127K - $153K
    $127K$153K
    Sensus
    $148,897/yr
    Range: $133K - $166K
    2 salaries
    About
    $133K - $166K
    $133K$166K
    Atempo
    $95,176/yr
    Range: $85K - $105K
    2 salaries
    About
    $85K - $105K
    $85K$105K
    Arsenal Digital Solutions
    $123,988/yr
    Range: $118K - $130K
    2 salaries
    About
    $118K - $130K
    $118K$130K
    IBM
    $126,026/yr
    Range: $123K - $131K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $123K - $131K
    $123K$131K
    Microsoft
    $150,624/yr
    Range: $145K - $158K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $145K - $158K
    $145K$158K
    Wipro
    $80,612/yr
    Range: $77K - $83K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $77K - $83K
    $77K$83K
    Mahindra Satyam
    $79,756/yr
    Range: $76K - $83K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $76K - $83K
    $76K$83K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $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
    $145,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $145,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $15k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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