Average Principal Software Engineer Salary in Seattle, Washington

$158,248
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$131k
MEDIAN
$158k
90%
$188k

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $158,248

Base Salary
$131k - $188k
Bonus
$5k - $27k
Profit Sharing
$20 - $13k
Total Pay
$136k - $203k
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Gender Breakdown

Male
96.2%
Female
2.5%
Prefer to self-define
1.3%
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Common Health Benefits

Medical

95%

Dental

88%

Vision

84%

None

5%