The average pay for a Principal Software Engineer in Chennai, Tamil Nadu is Rs 1,783,470 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

Rs 805,761 - Rs 3,481,713
(Median)
Rs 810K
Rs 2M
Rs 4M
MEDIAN: Rs 1,783,469
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Rs 0Rs 1.2MRs 2.4MRs 3.6M
Salary
Rs 805,761 - Rs 3,481,713  
   
Bonus
Rs 150,000  
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 815,587 - Rs 3,600,000  
Country: India | Currency: INR | Updated: 27 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 19

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Experience Affects Principal Software Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 11%

National Average
Rs 1,934,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 35%

Skills That Affect Principal Software Engineer Salaries

Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS
up arrow 4%

National Average
Rs 1,934,000

JavaScript
up arrow 2%

Java/J2EE
up arrow 10%

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
42%
10-19 years
53%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 18%
medical benefits
Vision: 12%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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