Average Principal Software Engineer with JavaScript Skills Salary

$132,909
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$10,899
Bonus
$7,079
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer with JavaScript skills is $132,909.
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Salary
$101k - $167k
Bonus
$2k - $24k
Profit Sharing
$993 - $20k
Total Pay
$105k - $183k

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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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Principal Software Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Principal Software Engineer are from the companies Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, Oracle Corp. and Oracle. Reported salaries are highest at Liberty Mutual Insurance Group where the average pay is $132,551. Oracle pays the lowest at around $120,000.

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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

An early career Principal Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $114,965 based on 23 salaries. A mid-career Principal Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $130,521 based on 135 salaries. An experienced Principal Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $134,494 based on 319 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $137,866.
Employees with Principal Software Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 22.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (12.9% more) and New York, New York (12.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Minneapolis, Minnesota (15.4% less), Chicago, Illinois (10.8% less) and Austin, Texas (3.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 603 survey responses.
Early Career
3.8%
Mid Career
22.4%
Experienced
52.9%
Late Career
20.9%