How much does a Senior Principal Software Developer make?

Updated Sep 23, 2021

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$144,014 /yr
Average Base Pay

6 salaries

$98K

Low

$144K

Average

$211K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Senior Principal Software Developer is $144,014 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Senior Principal Software Developer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 6 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Principal Software Developer employees.

Seniority Levels

L6
Senior Principal Software Developer$144,014 /yr
L7
Director of Software Development$179,446 /yr
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Mr. Cooper
3.6

Mr. Cooper

Senior Principal Software Developer
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$122K -$130K

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$122K

$130K

$121,692 - $130,396 Range

AspenTech
3

AspenTech

Senior Principal Software Developer
About 

$131K -$176K

$131K

$176K

$130,876 - $175,991 Range

Dell Technologies
4.2

Dell Technologies

Senior Principal Software Developer
About 

$142K -$152K

$142K

$152K

$141,805 - $151,584 Range

Deltek
4.5

Deltek

Senior Principal Software Developer
About 

$162K -$175K

$162K

$175K

$161,796 - $175,476 Range

Infosys
3.3

Infosys

Principal Consultant

$133,025

 /yr
Range: $105K - $215K

$105K

$215K

$104,957 - $214,900 Range

Oracle
3.7

Oracle

Senior Principal Consultant

$145,658

 /yr
Range: $99K - $163K

$99K

$163K

$99,203 - $162,601 Range

Oracle
3.7

Oracle

Principal Consultant

$129,249

 /yr
Range: $78K - $158K

$78K

$158K

$77,798 - $158,490 Range

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Oracle
3.7

Oracle

Principal Software Engineer

$155,678

 /yr
Range: $25K - $378K

$25K

$378K

$25,060 - $378,074 Range

EMC
3.8

EMC

Principal Software Engineer

$146,479

 /yr
Range: $102K - $197K

$102K

$197K

$101,617 - $197,382 Range

Oracle
3.7

Oracle

Principal Sales Consultant

$164,631

 /yr
Range: $113K - $200K

$113K

$200K

$113,388 - $200,422 Range

Parexel
3.6

Parexel

Senior Principal

$173,232

 /yr
Range: $154K - $201K

$154K

$201K

$153,770 - $200,757 Range

Microsoft
4.4

Microsoft

Principal Program Manager

$207,111

 /yr
Range: $118K - $312K

$118K

$312K

$118,346 - $311,635 Range

Qualcomm
4.2

Qualcomm

Principal Systems Engineer

$251,899

 /yr
Range: $234K - $252K

$234K

$252K

$233,991 - $251,899 Range

Oracle
3.7

Oracle

Principal Member of Technical Staff

$156,850

 /yr
Range: $103K - $240K

$103K

$240K

$102,821 - $239,813 Range

Informatica
4.3

Informatica

Principal Software Engineer

$161,466

 /yr
Range: $130K - $195K

$130K

$195K

$129,893 - $195,054 Range

Fidelity Investments
4.2

Fidelity Investments

Principal Software Engineer

$120,670

 /yr
Range: $96K - $162K

$96K

$162K

$95,669 - $161,942 Range

NortonLifeLock
3.8

NortonLifeLock

Principal Software Engineer

$152,648

 /yr
Range: $116K - $197K

$116K

$197K

$115,710 - $197,096 Range

Microsoft
4.4

Microsoft

Principal Software Development Engineer

$206,619

 /yr
Range: $5K - $286K

$5K

$286K

$5,054 - $285,939 Range

Kearney
4.3

Kearney

Principal

$160,223

 /yr
Range: $153K - $349K

$153K

$349K

$153,032 - $348,870 Range

Microsoft
4.4

Microsoft

Principal Software Engineer

$204,412

 /yr
Range: $126K - $344K

$126K

$344K

$125,960 - $343,968 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Senior Principal Software Developer salaries

The national average salary for a Senior Principal Software Developer is $144,014 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Senior Principal Software Developer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 6 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Senior Principal Software Developer employees.

The highest salary for a Senior Principal Software Developer in United States is $210,833 per year.

The lowest salary for a Senior Principal Software Developer in United States is $98,372 per year.

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