Average Principal Software Engineer with Development Operations (DevOps) Skills Salary

$136,033
Avg. Salary
$8,193
Bonus
$10,500
Profit Sharing
What am I worth?
Get pay report
How should I pay?
Price a job
The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer with Development Operations (DevOps) skills is $136,033.
10%
$91k
10%
$136k
50%
$180k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $136,033
Is Principal Software Engineer your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
How it works:
1
Enter city & years of experience
2
Add pay factors like skills & education
3
Find your market worth with a report tailored to you
United States (change)
Salary
$91k - $180k
Bonus
$2k - $21k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $11k
Total Pay
$99k - $201k

Your Market Worth Over Time

How has your pay changed over time for your market? Find out by taking our salary quiz.

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.

Principal Software Engineer Job Listings

Popular Skills for Principal Software Engineer

Skills in Software Architecture and Java are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Linux, C++ Programming Language and Software Development.

Pay by Experience Level for Principal Software Engineer

A mid-career Principal Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $125,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Principal Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $136,661 based on 16 salaries.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 28 survey responses.
Mid Career
42.9%
Experienced
57.1%