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Principal Software Engineer Salaries in Seattle, WA Area

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Average Base Pay
$160,879/yr
8% above national average
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$120K
Low
$161K
Average
$208K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$12,485
Range$2,795 - $32,047
How much does a Principal Software Engineer make in Seattle, WA?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $160,879 in Seattle, WA. Salaries estimates are based on 8,022 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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    Microsoft
    $180,000/yr
    Range: $166K - $197K
    39 salaries
    $180,000/yr
    $166K$197K
    Amazon
    $160,000/yr
    Range: $138K - $175K
    23 salaries
    $160,000/yr
    $138K$175K
    F5 Networks
    $154,345/yr
    Range: $132K - $185K
    16 salaries
    $154,345/yr
    $132K$185K
    EMC
    $132,016/yr
    Range: $110K - $170K
    14 salaries
    $132,016/yr
    $110K$170K
    Boeing
    $119,525/yr
    Range: $111K - $145K
    7 salaries
    $119,525/yr
    $111K$145K
    Honeywell
    $128,061/yr
    Range: $97K - $151K
    5 salaries
    $128,061/yr
    $97K$151K
    Expedia
    $146,304/yr
    Range: $130K - $173K
    5 salaries
    $146,304/yr
    $130K$173K

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    Nuance
    $129,032/yr
    Range: $116K - $135K
    5 salaries
    $129,032/yr
    $116K$135K
    Isilon, A Division of EMC
    $126,348/yr
    Range: $97K - $178K
    5 salaries
    $126,348/yr
    $97K$178K
    Motorola Solutions
    $136,300/yr
    Range: $125K - $141K
    4 salaries
    $136,300/yr
    $125K$141K
    Dell
    $142,500/yr
    Range: $110K - $150K
    3 salaries
    $142,500/yr
    $110K$150K
    Razorfish
    $116,550/yr
    Range: $110K - $120K
    3 salaries
    $116,550/yr
    $110K$120K
    SAP Concur
    $145,000/yr
    Range: $135K - $155K
    3 salaries
    $145,000/yr
    $135K$155K
    Cypress Semiconductor
    $132,477/yr
    Range: $128K - $134K
    3 salaries
    $132,477/yr
    $128K$134K
    Cardiac Science Corporation
    $133,650/yr
    Range: $126K - $136K
    3 salaries
    $133,650/yr
    $126K$136K
    Oracle
    $157,086/yr
    Range: $140K - $175K
    2 salaries
    About
    $140K - $175K
    $140K$175K
    Staples
    $135,000/yr
    Range: $126K - $145K
    2 salaries
    About
    $126K - $145K
    $126K$145K
    Yahoo
    $171,711/yr
    Range: $165K - $178K
    2 salaries
    About
    $165K - $178K
    $165K$178K
    Costco Wholesale
    $109,750/yr
    Range: $103K - $117K
    2 salaries
    About
    $103K - $117K
    $103K$117K
    Broadcom
    $157,109/yr
    Range: $133K - $183K
    2 salaries
    About
    $133K - $183K
    $133K$183K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $180,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $180,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $40k cash bonus
    $70k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $197,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $197,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $45k cash bonus
    $90k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $180,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $180,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $29k cash bonus
    $29k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $132,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $132,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $12k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $190,807
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $190,807 per year
    Additional Pay
    $50k cash bonus
    $50k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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