Entry-Level Principal Software Engineer Salary

The average salary for an Entry-Level Principal Software Engineer is $111,404 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are C programming Language and Software Development.

$81,876 - $149,332
$82K
$120K
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MEDIAN: $115,098
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$0$157K
Salary $81,876 - $149,332
Bonus $1,016 - $19,987
Profit Sharing $2,000
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$85,000 - $157,011
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 71

Principal Software Engineer Job Listings

Principal Software Engineer Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Principal Software Engineer in Santa Clara:
"Family Life is important."
Don't forget enjoying your family life and being thankful to the Almighty among all the races to excel, pseudo stress builders to be the best, stress to prove yourself to be the right always. Learn to ignore others' mistakes. Give your family importance over your work. WORK NEVER ENDS.

Principal Software Engineer in San Francisco:
"Learn to be a team player and also a leader at the same time."
Learn to be a team player and also a leader at the same time.

Principal Software Engineer in Dallas:
"How Is As Important As What You Do."
Success at Intuit requires senior technologists to have strong soft skills, and how you do your job is just as important as what you accomplish.

Key Stats for Principal Software Engineer

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
35%

Skills That Affect Principal Software Engineer Salaries

C programming Language
▲13%

Software Development
▲6%

Python
▲4%

Java
▲3%

National Average
$121,000

Software Architecture
▼2%

Database
▼4%

C++
▼14%

SQL
▼14%

C#
▼17%

C++ Programming Language
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 84%
no benefits
None: 5%