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Principal Software Engineer Salaries in United States

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Average Base Pay
$135,895/yr
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$98K
Low
$136K
Average
$184K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$10,586
Range$2,361 - $27,444
How much does a Principal Software Engineer make?

The national average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $135,895 in United States. Filter by location to see Principal Software Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 196,696 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Engineer employees.

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      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
      Company
      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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      EMC
      $124,884/yr
      Range: $90K - $170K
      464 salaries
      $124,884/yr
      $90K$170K
      Oracle
      $128,500/yr
      Range: $90K - $196K
      370 salaries
      $128,500/yr
      $90K$196K
      Symantec
      $138,673/yr
      Range: $102K - $188K
      303 salaries
      $138,673/yr
      $102K$188K
      Fidelity Investments
      $106,354/yr
      Range: $87K - $148K
      204 salaries
      $106,354/yr
      $87K$148K
      CA Technologies
      $130,000/yr
      Range: $82K - $170K
      115 salaries
      $130,000/yr
      $82K$170K
      Broadcom
      $142,240/yr
      Range: $108K - $180K
      113 salaries
      $142,240/yr
      $108K$180K
      Dell
      $127,000/yr
      Range: $100K - $175K
      94 salaries
      $127,000/yr
      $100K$175K

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      Yahoo
      $163,094/yr
      Range: $130K - $200K
      94 salaries
      $163,094/yr
      $130K$200K
      Raytheon
      $128,662/yr
      Range: $90K - $165K
      84 salaries
      $128,662/yr
      $90K$165K
      AOL
      $134,678/yr
      Range: $106K - $180K
      77 salaries
      $134,678/yr
      $106K$180K
      Manhattan Associates
      $93,181/yr
      Range: $61K - $117K
      62 salaries
      $93,181/yr
      $61K$117K
      Microsoft
      $181,707/yr
      Range: $151K - $200K
      58 salaries
      $181,707/yr
      $151K$200K
      Red Hat
      $131,723/yr
      Range: $103K - $165K
      56 salaries
      $131,723/yr
      $103K$165K
      Motorola Mobility
      $122,133/yr
      Range: $108K - $160K
      52 salaries
      $122,133/yr
      $108K$160K
      PTC
      $106,816/yr
      Range: $90K - $131K
      48 salaries
      $106,816/yr
      $90K$131K
      BAE Systems USA
      $121,083/yr
      Range: $99K - $163K
      45 salaries
      $121,083/yr
      $99K$163K
      eBay
      $154,081/yr
      Range: $132K - $178K
      45 salaries
      $154,081/yr
      $132K$178K
      F5 Networks
      $173,736/yr
      Range: $132K - $212K
      44 salaries
      $173,736/yr
      $132K$212K
      Zynga
      $149,765/yr
      Range: $129K - $180K
      44 salaries
      $149,765/yr
      $129K$180K
      ARRIS
      $130,000/yr
      Range: $96K - $160K
      35 salaries
      $130,000/yr
      $96K$160K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $156,000
      per year
      A Principal Software Engineer in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $156,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      San Jose, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Subsidiary or Business Segment
      $160,000
      per year
      A Principal Software Engineer in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $160,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $500k stock bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Seattle, WA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $117,000
      per year
      A Principal Software Engineer in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area reported making $117,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      8-10 years experience
      Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Company - Private
      $150,000
      per year
      A Principal Software Engineer in the Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area reported making $150,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $2k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $100,000
      per year
      A Principal Software Engineer in the Rochester, MN Area area reported making $100,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Rochester, MN Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Nonprofit Organization
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