Principal Software Developer Average Salary

Principal Software Developer Total Pay (?
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$64,916 - $162,552
(Median)
65K
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MEDIAN: $121,000
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Principal Software Developer is most closely related to Principal Software Engineer

Principal software engineers are in charge of most of the technical aspects of an organization's projects. You could consider them to be architects of sorts given the vast scope of work they do on a regular basis. Their primary function is being able to scale projects efficiently while maximizing performance ...
Average Salary (?
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(Median)
$100K
$130K
$170K
MEDIAN: $132,520
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90%
Popular Employers
Principal Software Engineer - EMC Corporation , salaries: $104,378 - $140,383
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