The average pay for a Principal Software Engineer is Rs 1,802,023 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, C++ Programming Language, and Linux.

Rs 971,668 - Rs 3,053,526
Rs 970K
Rs 2M
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MEDIAN: Rs 1,802,022

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Rs 0Rs 1.2MRs 2.4MRs 3.6M
Rs 971,668 - Rs 3,053,526  
Rs 48,252 - Rs 417,514  
Profit Sharing
Rs 0.00 - Rs 864,853  
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).
Rs 995,556 - Rs 3,349,634  
Country: India | Currency: INR | Updated: 27 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 602
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: Rs 1,911,162

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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

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Skills That Affect Principal Software Engineer Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
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Years of Experience

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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 12%
medical benefits
Vision: 5%
dental benefits
None: 9%