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Principal Software Engineer Salaries in Washington, DC Area

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Average Base Pay
$129,191/yr
5% below national average
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$99K
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$162K
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$9,925
Range$2,180 - $25,780
How much does a Principal Software Engineer make in Washington, DC ?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $129,191 in Washington, DC . Salaries estimates are based on 11,554 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Engineer employees in Washington, DC .

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    Hughes Systique
    $75,864/yr
    Range: $73K - $78K
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    $73K - $78K
    $73K$78K
    EMC
    $111,780/yr
    Range: $109K - $116K
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    $109K - $116K
    $109K$116K
    BAE Systems USA
    $96,398/yr
    Range: $93K - $101K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $93K - $101K
    $93K$101K
    Nuance
    $114,178/yr
    Range: $111K - $119K
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    $111K - $119K
    $111K$119K
    Elsevier
    $142,616/yr
    Range: $136K - $149K
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    $136K - $149K
    $136K$149K
    Spirent Communications
    $106,591/yr
    Range: $103K - $112K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $103K - $112K
    $103K$112K
    TURNING POINT GLOBAL SOLUTIONS
    $120,880/yr
    Range: $116K - $127K
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    $116K - $127K
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    Correlogic Systems
    $93,829/yr
    Range: $91K - $97K
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    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $154,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $154,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $15k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    501 to 1000 employees
    Company - Private
    $180,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $180,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
    $130,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $130,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
    $150,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $150,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $120,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $120,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    51 to 200 employees
    Company - Private
    $129,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $129,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $120,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $120,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $140,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $140,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $10k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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