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Senior Principal Software Engineer Salaries

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264,186 SalariesUpdated Apr 17, 2018
Average Base Pay
$121,185/yr
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$87K
Low
$121K
Average
$176K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$9,977
Range$2,308 - $26,134
How much does a Senior Principal Software Engineer make?

The national average salary for a Senior Principal Software Engineer is $121,185 in United States. Filter by location to see Senior Principal Software Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 264,186 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Principal Software Engineer employees.

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      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
      Company
      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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      Symantec
      $155,962/yr
      Range: $113K - $190K
      105 salaries
      $155,962
      $113K$190K
      Oracle
      $140,811/yr
      Range: $100K - $214K
      61 salaries
      $140,811
      $100K$214K
      Broadcom
      $170,208/yr
      Range: $149K - $193K
      24 salaries
      $170,208
      $149K$193K
      Dell
      $148,738/yr
      Range: $129K - $179K
      20 salaries
      $148,738
      $129K$179K
      Raytheon
      $152,429/yr
      Range: $130K - $180K
      20 salaries
      $152,429
      $130K$180K
      Manhattan Associates
      $106,257/yr
      Range: $69K - $152K
      19 salaries
      $106,257
      $69K$152K
      BAE Systems USA
      $131,471/yr
      Range: $110K - $158K
      18 salaries
      $131,471
      $110K$158K

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      CA Technologies
      $147,301/yr
      Range: $131K - $160K
      15 salaries
      $147,301
      $131K$160K
      Western Digital
      $118,853/yr
      Range: $99K - $140K
      14 salaries
      $118,853
      $99K$140K
      Motorola Mobility
      $132,505/yr
      Range: $94K - $215K
      11 salaries
      $132,505
      $94K$215K
      Cadence Design Systems
      $140,607/yr
      Range: $116K - $160K
      10 salaries
      $140,607
      $116K$160K
      Veritas
      $136,182/yr
      Range: $105K - $161K
      9 salaries
      $136,182
      $105K$161K
      WMS Gaming
      $126,028/yr
      Range: $109K - $152K
      9 salaries
      $126,028
      $109K$152K
      F5 Networks
      $184,413/yr
      Range: $160K - $205K
      8 salaries
      $184,413
      $160K$205K
      Autodesk
      $146,680/yr
      Range: $119K - $177K
      7 salaries
      $146,680
      $119K$177K
      Aspect Software
      $122,159/yr
      Range: $90K - $141K
      6 salaries
      $122,159
      $90K$141K
      L3 Technologies
      $127,839/yr
      Range: $75K - $180K
      5 salaries
      $127,839
      $75K$180K
      General Dynamics Mission Systems
      $138,824/yr
      Range: $120K - $156K
      5 salaries
      $138,824
      $120K$156K
      E*TRADE Financial
      $149,193/yr
      Range: $131K - $165K
      5 salaries
      $149,193
      $131K$165K
      CareFusion
      $135,284/yr
      Range: $126K - $157K
      5 salaries
      $135,284
      $126K$157K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $175,000
      per year
      A Senior Software Engineer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $175,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $10k cash bonus
      $140k stock bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      San Francisco, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Private
      $94,500
      per year
      A Senior Software Engineer in the Albany, NY Area area reported making $94,500 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Albany, NY Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $121,000
      per year
      A Senior Software Engineer in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $121,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Company - Private
      $135,000
      per year
      A Senior Software Engineer in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $135,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      San Jose, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      201 to 500 employees
      Company - Private
      $150,000
      per year
      A Senior Software Engineer in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $150,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $2k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      New York City, NY Area area
      Full-time
       
      201 to 500 employees
      Company - Private
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