The average pay for a Principal Software Engineer is Rs 1,855,654 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Experience strongly influences salary for this job. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are C programming Language, Linux, and C++ Programming Language.

Rs 1,041,186 - Rs 3,386,127
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Salary Rs 1,041,186 - Rs 3,386,127
Bonus Rs 49,717 - Rs 443,847
Profit Sharing Rs 30,639 - Rs 508,430
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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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Rs 1,088,911 - Rs 3,653,680
  • Country: India
  • Currency: INR
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 594

Common Career Paths for Principal Software Engineer


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Pay by Experience Level for Principal Software Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Principal Software Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Principal Software Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of Rs 926,000 based on 26 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Principal Software Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of Rs 1,663,000 based on 306 salaries. An experienced Principal Software Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of Rs 2,235,000 based on 340 salaries. A Principal Software Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of Rs 4,950,000 based on 7 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: Rs 2,054,317

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Principal Software Engineer Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Principal Software Engineer?

Principal Software Engineer in Bangalore:
"Just checking."
Make sure that the work is in architect capacity and designing should be your forte.

Principal Software Engineer in Hyderabad:
Need to do Research on technology.

Principal Software Engineer in Noida:
"Be ambitious."
Have a career path and work to achieve it.

Principal Software Engineer in Bangalore:
"Great Company To Work."
Pros: Work on latest technology and software product development, good compensation and benefits.
Cons: Little bit of politics sometimes results in undeserving people getting promoted and rewarded. Engineers have a little say in management's decisions.

Principal Software Engineer in Bangalore:
"Principal Software Engineer"
Pros: Excellent responsibilities of heading the team to meeting product deliverable s and organizational goals
Cons: No areas that are considered as bad

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Key Stats for Principal Software Engineer

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
67%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Principal Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲141%

▲9%

National Average
Rs 2,054,000

▼19%

Entry-Level
▼55%

Skills That Affect Principal Software Engineer Salaries


▲18%


National Average
Rs 2,054,000

▼3%

C
▼4%

C++
▼6%

▼7%


▼11%

▼12%

▼13%

▼13%

▼18%

SQL
▼19%

C#
▼35%

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
67%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 14%
vision benefits
Vision: 7%
no benefits
None: 13%