Average Mid-Career Principal Software Engineer Salary

$130,679
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$97k
MEDIAN
$131k
90%
$169k

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $130,679

Base Salary
$97k - $169k
Bonus
$4k - $25k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $26k
Total Pay
$100k - $180k
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Gender Breakdown

Male
91.8%
Female
7.5%
Prefer to self-define
0.8%
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Common Health Benefits

Medical

93%

Dental

88%

Vision

82%

None

7%