The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is AU$122,018 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

AU$86,804 - AU$150,060
AU$87K
AU$120K
AU$150K
MEDIAN: AU$122,018
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AU$0AU$60KAU$120KAU$180K
Salary
AU$86,804 - AU$150,060  
   
Bonus
AU$3,020 - AU$20,426  
Total Pay (?
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$91,028 - AU$155,696  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 31

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Key Stats for Principal Software Engineer

5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Principal Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲20%

▼0%

National Average
AU$124,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Years of Experience

5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 36%
dental benefits
Dental: 14%
vision benefits
Vision: 9%
no benefits
None: 64%