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Principal Software Engineer Salary

The average pay for a Principal Software Engineer is Rs 1,424,790 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 UNIX.
Rs 799,075 - Rs 2,458,100
(Median)
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MEDIAN: Rs 1,424,789
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National Salary Data

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Rs 0Rs 900KRs 1.8MRs 2.7M
Salary
Rs 799,075 - Rs 2,458,100  
   
Bonus
Rs 19,426 - Rs 304,962  
Profit Sharing
Rs 9,933 - Rs 408,514  
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 854,088 - Rs 2,579,766  
Country: India | Currency: INR | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 962
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Pay by Experience Level for Principal Software Engineer

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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 134%


National Average
Rs 1,503,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 47%

Skills That Affect Principal Software Engineer Salaries

Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS
up arrow 39%

C
up arrow 25%

Linux
up arrow 25%

C++
up arrow 22%

up arrow 20%

Visual C / C++
up arrow 17%

up arrow 11%

up arrow 10%

SQL
up arrow 9%

Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)
up arrow 2%

National Average
Rs 1,503,000

JavaScript
up arrow 5%

up arrow 11%

C#
up arrow 25%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 26%

.NET
up arrow 30%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 149 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
1%
5-9 years
57%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

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