Senior Principal Software Engineer Average Salary

Senior Principal Software Engineer Total Pay (?
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$96,151 - $161,073
(Median)
96K
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MEDIAN: $126,780
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Principal software engineers are in charge of most of the technical aspects of an organization's projects. You could consider them to be architects of sorts given the vast scope of work they do on a regular basis. Their primary function is being able to scale projects efficiently while maximizing performance ...
Average Salary (?
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(Median)
$100K
$140K
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MEDIAN: $135,387
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Popular Employers
Principal Software Engineer - Oracle Corp. , salaries: $94,840 - $152,590
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