The average pay for a Principal Software Engineer is Rs 1,827,443 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Experience strongly influences salary for this job. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are C programming Language, Linux, and C++ Programming Language.

Rs 968,485 - Rs 3,074,870
Rs 970K
Rs 2M
Rs 3M
MEDIAN: Rs 1,827,443
10%
50%
90%

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Salary
Rs 968,485 - Rs 3,074,870  
   
Bonus
Rs 48,722 - Rs 438,498  
Profit Sharing
Rs 0.00 - Rs 817,029  
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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Rs 993,191 - Rs 3,421,004  
Country: India | Currency: INR | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 582

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Pay by Experience Level for Principal Software Engineer

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: Rs 1,937,376

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Principal Software Engineer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Principal Software Engineer?

Principal Software Engineer in Bangalore:
"Great Company To Work."
Pros: Work on latest technology and software product development, good compensation and benefits.
Cons: Little bit of politics sometimes results in undeserving people getting promoted and rewarded. Engineers have a little say in management's decisions.

Principal Software Engineer in Bangalore:
"Principal Software Engineer"
Pros: Excellent responsibilities of heading the team to meeting product deliverable s and organizational goals
Cons: No areas that are considered as bad

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Key Stats for Principal Software Engineer

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
060
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
60%
20 years or more
2%
Location:
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Experience Affects Principal Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 147%


National Average
Rs 1,937,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 51%

Skills That Affect Principal Software Engineer Salaries


up arrow 23%


up arrow 3%

C
up arrow 1%

Java/J2EE
0%

National Average
Rs 1,937,000

C++
up arrow 1%

Hibernate
up arrow 5%


up arrow 7%

Spring
up arrow 8%


SQL
up arrow 17%

up arrow 19%

C#
up arrow 31%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
60%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 12%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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