Principal Software Engineer Salary in Seattle, Washington (United States)

A Principal Software Engineer in Seattle, Washington earns an average salary of $130,222 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Principal Software Engineer in Seattle, Washington Total Pay (?
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$109,694 - $149,191
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $130,222
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$109,694 - $149,191  
   
Bonus
$2,936 - $22,468  
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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$109,873 - $157,007  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 54
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Experience Affects Principal Software Engineer in Seattle, Washington Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$137,000
Mid-Career
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Skills That Affect Principal Software Engineer in Seattle, Washington Salaries

Web Development
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Linux
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Software Architecture
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Software Development
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Java
0%
National Average
$137,000
C++
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Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS
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UNIX
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JavaScript
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C#
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C
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Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
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Male
100%
male alumni
Years of Experience
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
52%
20 years or more
37%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 100% dental benefits Dental: 98%
vision benefits Vision: 96% employee benefits None:
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