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Principal Software Engineer Salaries in Seattle, WA Area

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Average Base Pay
$149,771/yr
10% above national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$113K
Low
$150K
Average
$187K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$11,840
Range$2,673 - $30,225
How much does a Principal Software Engineer make in Seattle, WA?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $149,771 in Seattle, WA. Salaries estimates are based on 8,976 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Engineer employees in Seattle, WA.

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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    Amazon
    $158,946/yr
    Range: $138K - $174K
    22 salaries
    $158,946
    $138K$174K
    F5 Networks
    $155,119/yr
    Range: $132K - $185K
    16 salaries
    $155,119
    $132K$185K
    Microsoft
    $176,919/yr
    Range: $165K - $190K
    10 salaries
    $176,919
    $165K$190K
    EMC
    $132,187/yr
    Range: $110K - $170K
    9 salaries
    $132,187
    $110K$170K
    Nuance
    $127,319/yr
    Range: $116K - $135K
    5 salaries
    $127,319
    $116K$135K
    Motorola Solutions
    $134,579/yr
    Range: $125K - $141K
    4 salaries
    $134,579
    $125K$141K
    Isilon, A Division of EMC
    $135,717/yr
    Range: $97K - $178K
    4 salaries
    $135,717
    $97K$178K

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    Dell
    $134,167/yr
    Range: $110K - $150K
    3 salaries
    $134,167
    $110K$150K
    Razorfish
    $115,517/yr
    Range: $110K - $120K
    3 salaries
    $115,517
    $110K$120K
    Covance
    $104,899/yr
    Range: $93K - $115K
    2 salaries
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    $93K - $115K
    $93K$115K
    Sinclair Broadcast Group
    $133,565/yr
    Range: $101K - $166K
    2 salaries
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    $101K - $166K
    $101K$166K
    Marchex
    $144,512/yr
    Range: $124K - $166K
    2 salaries
    About
    $124K - $166K
    $124K$166K
    Corbis
    $143,244/yr
    Range: $131K - $153K
    2 salaries
    About
    $131K - $153K
    $131K$153K
    Onvia
    $115,494/yr
    Range: $110K - $122K
    2 salaries
    About
    $110K - $122K
    $110K$122K
    Oracle
    $146,745/yr
    Range: $141K - $153K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $141K - $153K
    $141K$153K
    Starbucks
    $100,166/yr
    Range: $97K - $104K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $97K - $104K
    $97K$104K
    Staples
    $129,212/yr
    Range: $125K - $136K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $125K - $136K
    $125K$136K
    Nordstrom
    $13,979/mo
    Range: $14K - $15K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $14K - $15K
    $14K$15K
    Nordstrom
    $149,370/yr
    Range: $143K - $155K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $143K - $155K
    $143K$155K
    Boeing
    $145,164/yr
    Range: $138K - $152K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $138K - $152K
    $138K$152K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $175,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $175,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $35k cash bonus
    $33k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $175,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $175,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $157,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $157,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $10k cash bonus
    $32k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Public
    $165,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $165,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    501 to 1000 employees
    Company - Private
    $145,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $145,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $30k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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