A Principal Software Engineer earns an average salary of C$111,751 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

C$88,784 - C$129,703
C$89K
C$110K
C$130K
MEDIAN: C$111,751
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Salary
C$88,784 - C$129,703  
   
Bonus
C$685 - C$15,456  
Profit Sharing
C$2,875  
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$92,572 - C$135,700  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 57

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Pay Difference by Location

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Key Stats for Principal Software Engineer

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
56%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Principal Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲7%

▲2%

National Average
C$117,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Principal Software Engineer Salaries

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▲8%

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▲6%


▲4%

▲2%

National Average
C$117,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
56%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 98%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 82%
no benefits
None: 2%