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Principal Software Engineer Salaries in Boston, MA Area

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Average Base Pay
$128,652/yr
5% below national average
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$101K
Low
$129K
Average
$164K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$10,255
Range$2,366 - $25,981
How much does a Principal Software Engineer make in Boston, MA?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $128,652 in Boston, MA. Salaries estimates are based on 11,006 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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    Red Hat
    $129,345/yr
    Range: $118K - $164K
    9 salaries
    $129,345/yr
    $118K$164K
    Sonus Networks
    $130,445/yr
    Range: $98K - $145K
    7 salaries
    $130,445/yr
    $98K$145K
    NETSCOUT
    $120,714/yr
    Range: $116K - $140K
    6 salaries
    $120,714/yr
    $116K$140K
    Johnson Controls
    $127,605/yr
    Range: $116K - $140K
    2 salaries
    About
    $116K - $140K
    $116K$140K
    IBM
    $144,804/yr
    Range: $138K - $152K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $138K - $152K
    $138K$152K
    Nokia
    $109,755/yr
    Range: $106K - $115K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $106K - $115K
    $106K$115K
    Alcatel-Lucent
    $128,365/yr
    Range: $123K - $133K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $123K - $133K
    $123K$133K

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    ARRIS
    $132,389/yr
    Range: $128K - $138K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $128K - $138K
    $128K$138K
    Aspect Software
    $108,460/yr
    Range: $104K - $113K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $104K - $113K
    $104K$113K
    Amazon Robotics
    $162,486/yr
    Range: $157K - $169K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $157K - $169K
    $157K$169K
    ICS
    $131,192/yr
    Range: $127K - $137K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $127K - $137K
    $127K$137K
    Aylus Networks
    $135,378/yr
    Range: $129K - $140K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $129K - $140K
    $129K$140K
    Movik Networks
    $148,890/yr
    Range: $143K - $155K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $143K - $155K
    $143K$155K
    Red Hat
    $115,907/yr
    Range: $111K - $120K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $111K - $120K
    $111K$120K
    Red Hat
    $142,737/yr
    Range: $137K - $149K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $137K - $149K
    $137K$149K
    Apps Associates
    $129,490/yr
    Range: $124K - $134K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $124K - $134K
    $124K$134K
    NETSCOUT
    $129,715/yr
    Range: $124K - $136K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $124K - $136K
    $124K$136K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $162,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $162,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    201 to 500 employees
    Company - Private
    $130,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $130,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $12k cash bonus
    $2k profit sharing
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $145,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $145,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    501 to 1000 employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $150,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $150,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    201 to 500 employees
    Company - Private
    $116,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $116,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $8k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $126,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $126,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $18k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $140,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $140,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $14k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    501 to 1000 employees
    Company - Private
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