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Principal Software Engineer Salary

A Principal Software Engineer earns an average salary of C$100,463 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$76,144 - C$146,615
(Median)
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C$0C$60KC$120KC$180K
Salary
C$76,144 - C$146,615  
   
Bonus
C$1.02 - C$19,727  
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$77,165 - C$158,467  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 110
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Experience Affects Principal Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
C$107,000


Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Principal Software Engineer Salaries

C++
up arrow 17%

Linux
up arrow 15%

C
up arrow 15%

Java
up arrow 13%

National Average
C$107,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
69%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 81% employee benefits None: 4%