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Late-Career Principal Software Engineer Salary

The average pay for a Late-Career Principal Software Engineer is $126,803 per year.

$101,884 - $155,585
(Median)
$100K
$130K
$160K
MEDIAN: $126,803
10%
50%
90%

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$46.37 - $87.87
(Median)
$46
$66
$88
MEDIAN: $66.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$101,884 - $155,585  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,233  
Profit Sharing
$1,409 - $14,899  
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).
)
$104,570 - $165,942  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 850
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$31$62$93
Hourly Rate
$46.37 - $87.87  
   
Overtime
$49.99 - $90.76  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,233  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,409 - $14,899  
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).
)
$104,570 - $165,942  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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Skills That Affect Late-Career Principal Software Engineer Salaries

Linux
up arrow 5%

Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS
up arrow 2%

Software Architecture
up arrow 1%

C
up arrow 1%

Java
up arrow 1%

Visual C / C++
up arrow 1%

C++
0%

Software Development
0%

Database
0%

UNIX
0%

National Average
$132,000

Java/J2EE
up arrow 2%

JavaScript
up arrow 5%

C#
up arrow 6%

.NET
up arrow 6%

SQL
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 195 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 91%
vision benefits Vision: 79% employee benefits None: 3%