Principal Software Engineer Salary

A Principal Software Engineer earns an average salary of C$101,722 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++, Linux, C, and Java.

C$76,219 - C$146,393
(Median)
C$76K
C$100K
C$150K
MEDIAN: C$101,721
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C$0C$60KC$120KC$180K
Salary
C$76,219 - C$146,393  
   
Bonus
C$100.50 - C$19,432  
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$77,228 - C$158,297  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 111
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Experience Affects Principal Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
C$111,000


Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Skills That Affect Principal Software Engineer Salaries

C++
up arrow 15%

Linux
up arrow 13%

C
up arrow 12%

Java
up arrow 11%

National Average
C$111,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
71%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 90%
vision benefits Vision: 84% employee benefits None: 3%
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