Principal Software Engineer in Raleigh, North Carolina Salary

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer in Raleigh, North Carolina is $125,921 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$100,671 - $156,914
$100K
$130K
$160K
MEDIAN: $127,512
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$100,671 - $156,914  
   
Bonus
$1,952 - $25,434  
Profit Sharing
$11,000  
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$111,417 - $160,468  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 32

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About Raleigh, North Carolina

Wake County, North Carolina
451,949
Male:
219,184 (48.5%)
Female:
232,765 (51.5%)
Raleigh (/ˈrɑːli/; RAH-lee) is the capital of the state of North Carolina, the seat of Wake County in the United States. Raleigh is known as the "City of Oaks" for its many oak trees, which line the streets in the heart of the city. The city covers a land area of 142.8 square miles (370 km2). The U.S. Census Bureau estimated the city's population as 451,066 as of July 1, 2015. It is also one of the fastest-growing cities in the country. The city of Raleigh is named after Sir Walter Raleigh, who established the lost Roanoke Colony in present-day Dare County. Raleigh is home to North Carolina State University and is part of the Research Triangle area, together with Durham (home of Duke University) and Chapel Hill (home of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill). The "Triangle" nickname originated after the 1959 creation of the Research Triangle Park, located...
Raleigh:
$56,910
North Carolina:
$47,830
$970
Raleigh:
$226,500
North Carolina:
$160,100
3.4%

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Key Stats for Principal Software Engineer

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
50%
20 years or more
38%
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Experience Affects Principal Software Engineer Salaries

▲2%

National Average
$142,000

Experienced
▼2%

Skills That Affect Principal Software Engineer Salaries

Java
▲2%

JavaScript
▲2%

National Average
$142,000

Linux
▼1%

Software Architecture
▼2%

Software Development
▼3%

C
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
50%
20 years or more
38%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 93%
vision benefits
Vision: 83%
no benefits
None: 3%
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