Average Experienced Principal Software Engineer with J2EE Skills Salary

$150,000
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$8,000
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The average salary for an Experienced Principal Software Engineer with J2EE skills is $150,000.
25%
$130k
25%
$150k
50%
$169k
75%
75%
MEDIAN $150,000
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Salary
$130k - $169k
Bonus
$5k - $29k
Total Pay
$132k - $195k

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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.

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Principal Software Engineer
Senior Software Engineer
Software Architect
Software Engineering Manager
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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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.