A Principal Software Engineer in Minneapolis, Minnesota earns an average salary of $110,868 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.

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$95,442 - $129,699  
   
Bonus
$3,064 - $18,383  
Profit Sharing
$7,500  
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$96,598 - $144,246  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 34

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About Minneapolis, Minnesota

Hennepin County, Minnesota
410,935
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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Key Stats for Principal Software Engineer

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
051
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
51%
20 years or more
29%
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Experience Affects Principal Software Engineer Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Late-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$120,000


Skills That Affect Principal Software Engineer Salaries

C
up arrow 13%

Web Development
up arrow 1%

National Average
$120,000

C# Programming Language
up arrow 2%

C++
up arrow 3%

C#
up arrow 4%

Java
up arrow 4%

Software Architecture
up arrow 7%

C programming Language
up arrow 9%

Software Development
up arrow 13%

.NET
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
51%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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