Salary: Principal Software Engineer in Seattle, WA | Glassdoor

Principal Software Engineer Salaries in Seattle, WA

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8,613 SalariesUpdated Nov 15, 2017
Average Base Pay
$150,134/yr
7% above national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$114K
Low
$150K
Average
$185K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$11,861
Range$2,677 - $30,285
How much does a Principal Software Engineer make in Seattle, WA?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $150,134 in Seattle, WA. Salaries estimates are based on 8,613 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Engineer employees in Seattle, WA.

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    $158,896/yr
    $138K$174K
    $154,993/yr
    $132K$185K
    $179,713/yr
    $169K$190K
    $129,427/yr
    $110K$170K
    $122,585/yr
    $111K$141K
    $126,242/yr
    $97K$151K
    $149,047/yr
    $130K$173K

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    $127,319/yr
    $116K$135K
    Isilon, A Division of EMC
    $132,974/yr
    5 salaries
    $132,974/yr
    $97K$178K
    $134,579/yr
    $125K$141K
    $134,167/yr
    $110K$150K
    $115,517/yr
    $110K$120K
    $145,000/yr
    $135K$155K
    Hitachi Data Systems
    $136,775/yr
    3 salaries
    $136,775/yr
    $128K$150K
    Cardiac Science Corporation
    $131,929/yr
    3 salaries
    $131,929/yr
    $126K$136K
    $136,081/yr
    $124K$146K
    $170,753/yr
    $165K$180K
    $159,159/yr
    $134K$182K
    $132,754/yr
    $119K$145K
    $104,595/yr
    $94K$114K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $138,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $138,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $190,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $190,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $20k cash bonus
    $80k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $170,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $170,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $25k cash bonus
    $30k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $165,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $165,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $33k cash bonus
    $33k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $183,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $183,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $40k cash bonus
    $50k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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