A Principal Software Engineer in Minneapolis, Minnesota earns an average salary of $108,041 per year. A skill in C is associated with high pay for this job. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$93,847 - $129,699
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MEDIAN: $108,040
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$93,847 - $129,699  
   
Bonus
$3,020 - $19,866  
Profit Sharing
$7,500  
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$96,355 - $142,048  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 34
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About Minneapolis, Minnesota

Hennepin County, Minnesota
393,050
Male:
206,547 (50.3%)
Female:
204,388 (49.7%)
Minneapolis (/ˌmɪniˈæpəlɪs/) is the county seat of Hennepin County, and larger of the Twin Cities, the 16th-largest metropolitan area in the United States, containing about 3.5 million residents. As of 2015, Minneapolis is the largest city in the state of Minnesota and 46th-largest in the United States with a population of 410,939. Minneapolis and Saint Paul anchor the second-largest economic center in the Midwest, after Chicago. Minneapolis lies on both banks of the Mississippi River, just north of the river's confluence with the Minnesota River, and adjoins Saint Paul, the state's capital. The city is abundantly rich in water, with thirteen lakes, wetlands, the Mississippi River, creeks and waterfalls, many connected by parkways in the Chain of Lakes and the Grand Rounds National Scenic Byway. It was once the world's flour milling capital and a hub for timber. The city and surrounding region is the primary business center between Chicago and...
Minneapolis:
$54,571
Minnesota:
$63,488
$912
Minneapolis:
$227,500
Minnesota:
$200,000
4.3%

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Experience Affects Principal Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$118,000

Mid-Career
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Skills That Affect Principal Software Engineer Salaries

C
up arrow 14%

Web Development
up arrow 3%

C# Programming Language
0%

National Average
$118,000

C++
up arrow 1%

C#
up arrow 2%

Java
up arrow 4%

Software Architecture
up arrow 5%

C programming Language
up arrow 8%

Software Development
up arrow 12%

.NET
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
51%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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