Principal Software Engineer Salary

A Principal Software Engineer earns an average salary of C$105,251 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

C$78,728 - C$145,345
(Median)
C$79K
C$110K
C$150K
MEDIAN: C$105,250
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C$0C$60KC$120KC$180K
Salary
C$78,728 - C$145,345  
   
Bonus
C$1.01 - C$19,956  
Profit Sharing
C$734 - C$14,295  
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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C$80,848 - C$160,247  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 111
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Experience Affects Principal Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
C$115,000


Mid-Career
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Skills That Affect Principal Software Engineer Salaries

C++
up arrow 10%

Linux
up arrow 8%

Java
up arrow 7%

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National Average
C$115,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
65%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
medical benefits
Vision: 83%
dental benefits
None: 3%
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