Principal Software Engineer with Python Skills Salary

The average pay for a Principal Software Engineer with Python skills is $134,903 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

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MEDIAN: $134,903
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$102,267 - $171,936  
   
Bonus
$3,000 - $24,155  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $16,341  
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$105,278 - $179,584  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 161

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Pay by Experience Level for Principal Software Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Principal Software Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Principal Software Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $126,000 based on 11 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Principal Software Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $138,000 based on 33 salaries. An experienced Principal Software Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $144,000 based on 107 salaries. A Principal Software Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $155,000 based on 46 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $144,012

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Key Stats for Principal Software Engineer

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
55%
20 years or more
28%
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Experience Affects Principal Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲7%

▼0%

National Average
$144,000

Mid-Career
▼4%

Entry-Level
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
55%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 93%
vision benefits
Vision: 86%
no benefits
None: 3%