Principal Software Engineer with Java Skills Salary

The average pay for a Principal Software Engineer with Java skills is $133,367 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$104,713 - $168,748
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MEDIAN: $134,325
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$0$180K
Salary $104,713 - $168,748
Bonus $2,479 - $25,068
Profit Sharing $1,000 - $20,273
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$109,712 - $180,411
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 563

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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 $125,000 based on 12 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 $133,000 based on 120 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 $141,000 based on 319 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 $145,000 based on 167 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $142,068

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Key Stats for Principal Software Engineer

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 121 votes.
1-4 years
1%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
53%
20 years or more
32%

Experience Affects Principal Software Engineer Salaries

▲2%

National Average
$142,000

▼1%

▼7%

Entry-Level
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 121 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
1%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
53%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 91%
vision benefits
Vision: 84%
no benefits
None: 4%