Principal Software Engineer Salary (Canada)

A Principal Software Engineer earns an average salary of C$100,821 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are C++, Linux, C, and Java.
Principal Software Engineer Salary (?
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C$75,385 - C$146,857
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National Salary Data

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C$75,385 - C$146,857  
   
Bonus
C$1.00 - C$19,832  
Profit Sharing
C$986 - C$14,191  
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$76,578 - C$159,882  
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Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 101
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Montréal
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Toronto
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National Average
C$110,000
Vancouver
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Experience Affects Principal Software Engineer Salaries

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National Average
C$110,000
Mid-Career
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Skills That Affect Principal Software Engineer Salaries

C++
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Linux
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C
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Java
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National Average
C$110,000

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Gender

Female
2%
female alumni
 
Male
98%
male alumni

Years of Experience

5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
69%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 82% employee benefits None: 4%
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