Principal Software Engineer Salary

The average pay for a Principal Software Engineer is Rs 1,515,408 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, C, Linux, C++, and Visual C / C++.

Rs 847,731 - Rs 2,682,403
(Median)
Rs 850K
Rs 2M
Rs 3M
MEDIAN: Rs 1,515,407
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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Rs 0Rs 1MRs 2MRs 3M
Salary
Rs 847,731 - Rs 2,682,403  
   
Bonus
Rs 19,574 - Rs 347,517  
Profit Sharing
Rs 10,067 - Rs 782,971  
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 888,078 - Rs 2,886,092  
Country: India | Currency: INR | Updated: 19 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,084
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Pay by Experience Level for Principal Software Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: Rs 1,597,064

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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

Late-Career
up arrow 127%


National Average
Rs 1,597,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 44%

Skills That Affect Principal Software Engineer Salaries

Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS
up arrow 39%

C
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C++
up arrow 21%

Visual C / C++
up arrow 16%

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SQL
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National Average
Rs 1,597,000


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C#
up arrow 16%

Microsoft SQL Server
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 165 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
54%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 11%
medical benefits
Vision: 5%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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