The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer at Symantec Corporation is $146,268 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$112,719 - $180,323
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MEDIAN: $146,268
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Salary
$112,719 - $180,323  
   
Bonus
$8,478 - $20,180  
Profit Sharing
$21,500  
Total Pay (?
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$124,374 - $200,200  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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Key Stats for Principal Software Engineer

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
075
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
75%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Principal Software Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 2%

National Average
$166,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 17%

Skills That Affect Principal Software Engineer Salaries

National Average
$166,000

C#
up arrow 9%

C++
up arrow 12%

Java
up arrow 12%

Software Development
up arrow 13%

C
up arrow 13%

Software Architecture
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
75%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 100%
vision benefits
Vision: 100%
dental benefits
None:
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