Principal Software Engineer Salary


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How much does a Principal Software Engineer make?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $159,205 per year. Typical salary ranges from $126,443 (at 25% percentile) to $178,511 (at 75% percentile). In addition to the base salary Principal Software Engineers pay may include bonuses, commissions, profit sharing, stock options and RSUs. Average salary for Principal Software Engineers usually increases with experience . Principal Software Engineers salary also varies based on where the position is located

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