The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is AU$121,816 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

AU$87,955 - AU$148,644
AU$88K
AU$120K
AU$150K
MEDIAN: AU$121,816
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AU$0AU$60KAU$120KAU$180K
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AU$87,955 - AU$148,644  
   
Bonus
AU$2,923 - AU$20,273  
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XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$91,729 - AU$154,849  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 34

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Key Stats for Principal Software Engineer

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5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
49%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Principal Software Engineer Salaries

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Mid-Career
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National Average
AU$124,000

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Years of Experience

5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
49%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 36%
dental benefits
Dental: 14%
vision benefits
Vision: 9%
dental benefits
None: 64%
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