Average Principal Software Engineer Salary

$141,923
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$109k
MEDIAN
$142k
90%
$182k

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $141,923

Base Salary
$109k - $182k
Bonus
$4k - $29k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $27k
Commission
$0 - $24k
Total Pay
$112k - $198k
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Job Satisfaction for Principal Software Engineer

4 out of 5
(615)
Highly Satisfied
48Reviews
Based on 615 responses, the job of Principal Software Engineer has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.99 out of 5. On average, Principal Software Engineers are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Male
92.1%
Female
6.9%
Prefer to self-define
1.0%
This data is based on 1,679 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

94%

Dental

89%

Vision

83%

None

6%