Principal Software Engineer Salary (India)

The average pay for a Principal Software Engineer is Rs 1,397,337 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS, C, Linux, UNIX, and C++.
Principal Software Engineer Total Pay (?
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Rs 766,628 - Rs 2,412,893
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National Salary Data

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Rs 0Rs 900KRs 1.8MRs 2.7M
Salary
Rs 766,628 - Rs 2,412,893  
   
Bonus
Rs 10,399 - Rs 302,528  
Profit Sharing
Rs 10,090 - Rs 484,790  
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 825,876 - Rs 2,541,397  
PayScale
Country: India | Currency: INR | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 818
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Noida
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Chennai
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Rs 1,481,000
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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

Late-Career
up arrow 184%
National Average
Rs 1,481,000

Skills That Affect Principal Software Engineer Salaries

Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS
up arrow 40%
C
up arrow 26%
Linux
up arrow 24%
UNIX
up arrow 23%
C++
up arrow 21%
Visual C / C++
up arrow 18%
SQL
up arrow 11%
up arrow 10%
National Average
Rs 1,481,000
JavaScript
up arrow 6%
Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)
up arrow 6%
Oracle
up arrow 10%
C#
up arrow 20%
Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 21%
.NET
up arrow 31%
Job Satisfaction
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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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