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Principal Software Engineer Salaries in Boston, MA Area

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13,602 SalariesUpdated Feb 26, 2018
Average Base Pay
$129,178/yr
5% below national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$100K
Low
$129K
Average
$162K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$10,284
Range$2,371 - $26,063
How much does a Principal Software Engineer make in Boston, MA?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $129,178 in Boston, MA. Salaries estimates are based on 13,602 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Engineer employees in Boston, MA.

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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    Constant Contact
    $149,328/yr
    Range: $126K - $165K
    9 salaries
    $149,328
    $126K$165K
    Symantec
    $128,508/yr
    Range: $119K - $143K
    7 salaries
    $128,508
    $119K$143K
    ACI Worldwide
    $123,855/yr
    Range: $114K - $130K
    5 salaries
    $123,855
    $114K$130K
    Verdasys
    $140,282/yr
    Range: $103K - $166K
    5 salaries
    $140,282
    $103K$166K
    Intralinks
    $136,000/yr
    Range: $127K - $145K
    4 salaries
    $136,000
    $127K$145K
    Care.com
    $98,702/yr
    Range: $86K - $114K
    4 salaries
    $98,702
    $86K$114K
    Verisk Health
    $99,767/yr
    Range: $93K - $105K
    4 salaries
    $99,767
    $93K$105K

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    Verizon
    $120,000/yr
    Range: $100K - $135K
    3 salaries
    $120,000
    $100K$135K
    Cimpress
    $170,000/yr
    Range: $160K - $180K
    3 salaries
    $170,000
    $160K$180K
    SolidWorks
    $125,012/yr
    Range: $116K - $139K
    3 salaries
    $125,012
    $116K$139K
    Phase Forward
    $138,373/yr
    Range: $129K - $153K
    3 salaries
    $138,373
    $129K$153K
    Unica Corporation
    $136,328/yr
    Range: $131K - $143K
    3 salaries
    $136,328
    $131K$143K
    Oracle
    $113,417/yr
    Range: $111K - $118K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $111K - $118K
    $111K$118K
    Intuit
    $176,781/yr
    Range: $169K - $184K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $169K - $184K
    $169K$184K
    NetApp
    $152,474/yr
    Range: $147K - $158K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $147K - $158K
    $147K$158K
    TIBCO Software
    $123,228/yr
    Range: $118K - $128K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $118K - $128K
    $118K$128K
    BMC Software
    $97,563/yr
    Range: $93K - $101K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $93K - $101K
    $93K$101K
    Vistaprint
    $171,570/yr
    Range: $164K - $177K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $164K - $177K
    $164K$177K
    Dassault Systemes
    $122,047/yr
    Range: $117K - $127K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $117K - $127K
    $117K$127K
    QinetiQ North America
    $103,517/yr
    Range: $100K - $109K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $100K - $109K
    $100K$109K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $142,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $142,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $5k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Private
    $161,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $161,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $24k cash bonus
    $60k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Private
    $101,970
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $101,970 per year
    Additional Pay
    $8k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Private
    $173,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $173,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $37k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    501 to 1000 employees
    Company - Private
    $140,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $140,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $10k profit sharing
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    501 to 1000 employees
    Company - Public
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