For Principal Software Engineers at EMC Corporation, yearly average wages total $126K annually. In the world of Principal Software Engineers at EMC Corporation, total cash compensation can vary between $117K and $163K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $23K and $13K, respectively. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$104,898 - $143,919
$100K
$130K
$140K
MEDIAN: $126,367
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Salary
$104,898 - $143,919  
   
Bonus
$5,152 - $22,589  
Profit Sharing
$1,973 - $12,956  
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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$116,969 - $162,956  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 38

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Key Stats for Principal Software Engineer

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
61%
20 years or more
24%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Principal Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$142,000

Skills That Affect Principal Software Engineer Salaries

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 6%

Java
up arrow 5%

Linux
up arrow 3%

Software Development
up arrow 1%

UNIX
up arrow 1%

C programming Language
0%

Software Architecture
0%

National Average
$142,000

C++
up arrow 1%

C
up arrow 1%

Java/J2EE
up arrow 1%

HTML
up arrow 2%

Visual C / C++
up arrow 3%

.NET
up arrow 3%

Web Development
up arrow 4%

Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
61%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 94%
vision benefits
Vision: 94%
dental benefits
None:
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