Average Principal Software Engineer with Microsoft SQL Server Skills Salary

$123,646
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$9,788
Bonus
$7,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer with Microsoft SQL Server skills is $123,646.
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$96k
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$124k
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$153k
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MEDIAN $123,646
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Salary
$96k - $153k
Bonus
$3k - $20k
Profit Sharing
$505 - $20k
Total Pay
$98k - $168k

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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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Popular Skills for Principal Software Engineer

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

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 $107,080 based on 38 salaries. An experienced Principal Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $125,216 based on 130 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $130,703.
Employees with Principal Software Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 29.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Salt Lake City, Utah (12.7% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (9.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (11.0% less) and New York, New York (11.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 232 survey responses.
Mid Career
16.4%
Experienced
56.0%
Late Career
27.6%