Average Principal Software Engineer with System Architecture Skills Salary

$173,065
Avg. Salary
$14,740
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The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer with System Architecture skills is $173,065.
25%
$119k
25%
$173k
50%
$185k
75%
75%
MEDIAN $173,065
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Salary
$119k - $185k
Bonus
$6k - $20k
Total Pay
$129k - $200k

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Job Description for Principal Software Engineer

Principal Software Engineer Tasks
  • Design, develop, integrate, test and deploy company's software.
  • Execute product specification, system design, development and system integration.
  • Develop new product concepts and development, deliver product prototypes.
  • Conduct new technology research, concept specification and design of individual software components.
  • Participate in product and program collaboration.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Principal Software Engineer. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Principal Software Engineer
Software Architect
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Principal Software Engineer

Skills that pay less than market rate include Linux, C++ Programming Language, Java, Software Architecture and Software Development.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 6 survey responses.
Late Career
100.0%