Senior Principal Software Engineer Salaries

256,924 SalariesUpdated Aug 10, 2020

Average Base Pay
$126,433 / yr
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How much does a Senior Principal Software Engineer make?

The national average salary for a Senior Principal Software Engineer is $126,433 in United States. Filter by location to see Senior Principal Software Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 256,924 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Principal Software Engineer employees.

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Senior Principal Software Engineer

NortonLifeLock

$167,031/yr

Range: $121K - $216K

112 salaries

$167,031/yr
$121K$216K

Senior Principal Software Engineer

Oracle

$146,627/yr

Range: $94K - $230K

72 salaries

$146,627/yr
$94K$230K

Senior Principal Software Engineer

Manhattan Associates

$108,034/yr

Range: $98K - $133K

69 salaries

$108,034/yr
$98K$133K

Senior Principal Software Engineer

Cadence Design Systems

$174,484/yr

Range: $126K - $196K

63 salaries

$174,484/yr
$126K$196K

Senior Principal Software Engineer

Dell Technologies

$147,622/yr

Range: $114K - $192K

48 salaries

$147,622/yr
$114K$192K

Senior Principal Software Engineer

Veritas

$167,363/yr

Range: $116K - $192K

35 salaries

$167,363/yr
$116K$192K

Senior Principal Software Engineer

Raytheon Technologies

$168,088/yr

Range: $144K - $188K

34 salaries

$168,088/yr
$144K$188K

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Senior Principal Software Engineer

Broadcom

$180,369/yr

Range: $160K - $207K

27 salaries

$180,369/yr
$160K$207K

Senior Principal Software Engineer

Cypress Semiconductor

$172,075/yr

Range: $172K - $172K

25 salaries

$172,075/yr
$172K$172K

Senior Principal Software Engineer

Northrop Grumman

$138,283/yr

Range: $124K - $166K

25 salaries

$138,283/yr
$124K$166K

Senior Principal Software Engineer

BAE Systems USA

$144,730/yr

Range: $124K - $173K

21 salaries

$144,730/yr
$124K$173K

Senior Principal Software Engineer

CA Technologies

$168,415/yr

Range: $139K - $193K

18 salaries

$168,415/yr
$139K$193K

Senior Principal Software Engineer

Western Digital

$124,442/yr

Range: $109K - $167K

15 salaries

$124,442/yr
$109K$167K

Senior Principal Software Engineer

Motorola Mobility

$138,205/yr

Range: $113K - $159K

11 salaries

$138,205/yr
$113K$159K

Senior Principal Software Engineer

Autodesk

$163,588/yr

Range: $128K - $199K

9 salaries

$163,588/yr
$128K$199K

Senior Principal Software Engineer

WMS Gaming

$124,251/yr

Range: $114K - $160K

9 salaries

$124,251/yr
$114K$160K

Senior Principal Software Engineer

F5 Networks

$199,814/yr

Range: $170K - $223K

9 salaries

$199,814/yr
$170K$223K

Senior Principal Software Engineer

Aspect Software

$130,907/yr

Range: $90K - $149K

8 salaries

$130,907/yr
$90K$149K

Senior Principal Software Engineer

Avid Technology

$146,831/yr

Range: $128K - $152K

7 salaries

$146,831/yr
$128K$152K

Senior Principal Software Engineer

Citrix

$201,933/yr

Range: $121K - $243K

6 salaries

$201,933/yr
$121K$243K
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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent senior principal software engineer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$179,943
per year
A Senior Principal Software Engineer in the Worcester, MA Area area reported making $179,943 per year
Additional Pay
$20k cash bonus
$10k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Worcester, MA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$133,000
per year
A Senior Principal Software Engineer in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $133,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$141,000
per year
A Senior Principal Software Engineer in the Manchester, NH Area area reported making $141,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Manchester, NH Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$175,000
per year
A Senior Principal Software Engineer in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $175,000 per year
Additional Pay
$25k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$200,000
per year
A Senior Principal Software Engineer in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $200,000 per year
Additional Pay
$20k cash bonus
$10k stock bonus
$1k profit sharing
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$125,684
per year
A Senior Principal Software Engineer in the Orlando, FL Area area reported making $125,684 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Orlando, FL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$191,040
per year
A Senior Principal Software Engineer in the Baltimore, MD Area area reported making $191,040 per year
Additional Pay
$4k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Baltimore, MD Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Government
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