Principal Software Engineer Salary (India)

The average pay for a Principal Software Engineer is Rs 1,416,174 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 Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS, Linux, C, UNIX, and C++.
Principal Software Engineer Total Pay (?
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Rs 772,810 - Rs 2,432,628
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MEDIAN: Rs 1,416,173
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National Salary Data

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Rs 0Rs 900KRs 1.8MRs 2.7M
Salary
Rs 772,810 - Rs 2,432,628  
   
Bonus
Rs 19,866 - Rs 303,908  
Profit Sharing
Rs 10,186 - Rs 494,931  
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 832,119 - Rs 2,559,988  
PayScale
Country: India | Currency: INR | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 881
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Rs 1,500,000
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Principal Software Engineer Reviews

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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Experience Affects Principal Software Engineer Salaries

National Average
Rs 1,500,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Principal Software Engineer Salaries

Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS
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Linux
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C
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C++
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Visual C / C++
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SQL
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Java
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JavaScript
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National Average
Rs 1,500,000
Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)
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C#
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Microsoft SQL Server
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.NET
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 138 votes.

Gender

Female
7%
female alumni
 
Male
93%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
1%
5-9 years
59%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 11%
vision benefits Vision: 5% employee benefits None: 10%
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