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Experienced Principal Software Engineer Salary

The average pay for an Experienced Principal Software Engineer is $121,673 per year.
$96,614 - $150,341
(Median)
$97K
$120K
$150K
MEDIAN: $121,673
10%
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90%

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$42.97 - $81.17
(Median)
$43
$65
$81
MEDIAN: $65.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$96,614 - $150,341  
   
Bonus
$1,012 - $20,252  
Profit Sharing
$987 - $12,356  
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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$99,517 - $162,042  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,824
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$42.97 - $81.17  
   
Overtime
$47.85 - $83.78  
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$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,012 - $20,252  
   
Profit Sharing
$987 - $12,356  
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).
)
$99,517 - $162,042  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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Pay Difference by Location

Skills That Affect Experienced Principal Software Engineer Salaries

Linux
up arrow 4%

C
up arrow 3%

Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS
up arrow 3%

JavaScript
up arrow 3%

Java
up arrow 2%

Software Architecture
up arrow 2%

Java/J2EE
up arrow 2%

Database
up arrow 2%

C++
up arrow 1%

Software Development
up arrow 1%

Web Development
up arrow 1%

UNIX
up arrow 1%

National Average
$128,000

SQL
up arrow 4%

C#
up arrow 5%

.NET
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 355 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 92%
vision benefits Vision: 82% employee benefits None: 3%