A Principal Software Engineer in Atlanta, Georgia earns an average salary of $117,110 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Software Architecture and C programming Language.

$86,905 - $143,451
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MEDIAN: $117,109
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$86,905 - $143,451  
   
Bonus
$4,000 - $20,000  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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$91,231 - $159,066  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 31

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About Atlanta, Georgia

Fulton County, Georgia
463,875
Male:
223,960 (48.3%)
Female:
239,915 (51.7%)
Atlanta is the capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia, with an estimated 2015 population of 463,878. Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to 5,522,942 people and the ninth largest metropolitan area in the United States. Atlanta is the county seat of Fulton County, and a small portion of the city extends eastward into DeKalb County. Atlanta was established in 1837 at the intersection of two railroad lines, and the city rose from the ashes of the American Civil War to become a national center of commerce. In the decades following the Civil Rights Movement, during which the city earned a reputation as "too busy to hate" for the relatively progressive views of some of its citizens and leaders compared to other cities in the Deep South Atlanta attained international prominence. Atlanta is the primary transportation hub of...
Atlanta:
$50,210
Georgia:
$51,244
$981
Atlanta:
$241,200
Georgia:
$159,300
4.8%

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Key Stats for Principal Software Engineer

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
29%
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Experience Affects Principal Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 8%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

National Average
$119,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Principal Software Engineer Salaries

Software Architecture
up arrow 23%

C programming Language
up arrow 21%

Software Development
up arrow 6%

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 1%

SQL
up arrow 1%

National Average
$119,000

C#
up arrow 15%

C# Programming Language
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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