Principal Software Engineer Salary

A Principal Software Engineer earns an average salary of C$102,744 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are C++ and Linux.

C$78,009 - C$150,200
(Median)
C$78K
C$100K
C$150K
MEDIAN: C$102,744
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Salary
C$78,009 - C$150,200  
   
Bonus
C$1.01 - C$19,911  
Profit Sharing
C$979 - 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$79,643 - C$161,623  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 110
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Experience Affects Principal Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
C$113,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%


Skills That Affect Principal Software Engineer Salaries

C++
up arrow 12%

Linux
up arrow 11%

C
up arrow 9%

Java
up arrow 8%

National Average
C$113,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
67%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
medical benefits
Vision: 83%
dental benefits
None: 3%
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