Principal Software Engineer salary in US

Average Base Salary in US

$165,231
$58,425
Additional Cash Compensation
$223,656
Total Compensation
Median: 155,000
Min: $86K
Max: $375K

How Much Does a Principal Software Engineer Make in US?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer in US is $165,231. The average additional cash compensation for a Principal Software Engineer in US is $58,425. The average total compensation for a Principal Software Engineer in US is $223,656. Principal Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Principal Software Engineer employees in US.

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Principal Software Engineer jobs in US
409

Principal Engineer - Java API Tech Lead

Greater Denver Area
3 days ago
Department SummaryAt DISH, our technology teams challenge the status quo and reimagine capabilities across industries. From product development to software design to big data and beyond, our people play vital roles in connecting consumers with the products and platforms of tomorrow. Job Duties and Responsibilities High-level job responsibilities: Design and develop API specifications using OpenAPI Specifications/YAML that is scalable and provide

Principal Engineer - Java API Tech Lead

Greater Denver Area
4 days ago
Department SummaryAt DISH, our technology teams challenge the status quo and reimagine capabilities across industries. From product development to software design to big data and beyond, our people play vital roles in connecting consumers with the products and platforms of tomorrow. Job Duties and Responsibilities High-level job responsibilities: Design and develop API specifications using OpenAPI Specifications/YAML that is scalable and provide

Principal Software Engineer - Search

Dallas-Fort Worth, TX
4 hours ago
About the TeamVIZIO is looking for a Principal Software Engineer - Search to play an important role in leading other software engineers in implementing projects. You will: Design, Implement, and Test software related to our software/services. The Senior Engineer will manage a team and communicate designs and decisions within the team and will encourage new ideas and solutions. What You Will Do Have a major impact on the way people search and

Principal Software Engineer - Search

Greater Denver Area
4 hours ago
About the TeamVIZIO is looking for a Principal Software Engineer - Search to play an important role in leading other software engineers in implementing projects. You will: Design, Implement, and Test software related to our software/services. The Senior Engineer will manage a team and communicate designs and decisions within the team and will encourage new ideas and solutions. What You Will Do Have a major impact on the way people search and

Principal Software Engineer, Backend

New York City, NY
6 hours ago
Who we are: Dataminr puts real-time AI and public data to work for our clients, generating relevant and actionable alerts for global corporations, public sector agencies, newsrooms, and NGOs. Our leading AI platform detects the earliest signals of high-impact events and emerging risks from vast amounts of publicly available information. Our real-time alerts enable tens of thousands of users at hundreds of public and private sector organizations

Principal Software Engineer - Remote

Boston, MA
16 hours ago
Do you have the skills and drive to join a tech team that's working to digitally transform a one trillion-dollar industry? From test-driving the latest technologies to creating intuitive consumer apps, Liberty Mutual is constantly innovating industry-leading solutions that provide peace of mind for our customers worldwide. As a Software Engineer at Liberty Mutual, you'll apply your talents in an agile environment that has the creative energy of a

Principal Software Engineer

Remote
1 day ago
Moov is the payments processor devoted to delighting users. We help software companies add money movement to their products, letting the end-user drive how they pay and get paid.  As a member of the Moov team, you will build new and improve existing banking and payment experiences that customers depend on every day.  We’re looking for someone who combines technical breadth and depth with strong technical leadership to successfully define and

Principal Software Engineer I

Greater Denver Area
2 days ago
Company Overview Spectrum is the nation's fastest-growing mobile provider and leading internet provider. Our tech teams create, develop, and operate leading connectivity products serving nearly 100 million users and 500 million devices. We connect people to what's next. This position is eligible to work in a hybrid work model (combination of in-office and remote days) JOB SUMMARYResponsible for building innovative customer experiences on the

Principal Software Engineer

Santa Monica
2 days ago
Principal Software Engineer Job Summary Disney Streaming is an industry leader in providing over-the-top content solutions, including Disney+, ESPN+, Hulu, and Star+. We deliver live and on-demand content to consumers with innovative features and best-in-class reliability. As a member of the Solutions Architecture team, you will coordinate with engineering leaders from various disciplines (client applications, commerce, content engineering

Principal Software Engineer- SDET

New York City, NY
2 days ago
The Principal Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) applies practical knowledge of development and engineering to conceive, design, develop and implement Quality Assurance and Test Automation frameworks & processes to raise the quality bar of distributed systems at scale, with a high focus on performance, load, stability, and security testing. We are seeking an individual who has built a Quality Assurance culture in other environments. Th

Principal Software Engineer, Enterprise

Remote
3 days ago
MURAL’s mission is to inspire teams to connect and innovate, while bringing purpose and intention to the craft of collaboration. MURAL created the Collaborative Intelligence System™ to power cultures of effective collaboration where everyone is connected, contributing, and empowered to deliver business-driving outcomes. Founded in 2011, MURAL is a leading innovator in visual collaboration for hybrid, remote, and distributed teams. We believe in

Principal Software Engineer

Boston, MA
4 days ago
Senior/Principal Software Engineer Are you itching to unleash your skills -and drive- on a tech team that's working to digitally transform a trillion-dollar industry? From test-driving the latest cloud technologies to creating intuitive consumer apps, Liberty Mutual Technology Group is constantly innovating and creating industry-leading solutions that provide peace of mind for our customers worldwide. As a senior software engineer at Liberty

Principal Software Engineer Salary ranges

The most common Principal Software Engineer salary in US is between $160k - $170k.

Average Principal Software Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Principal Software Engineer make the most at companies with 1-10 employees, earning $169,097 on average.

Principal Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Principal Software Engineer salary for women is $178,439 and the average Principal Software Engineer salary for men is $177,681.

Principal Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $177,900.

Skills that affect Principal Software Engineer salaries in US

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Java
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.NET
1% have this skill
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Javascript
0% have this skill
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Python
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Recent Principal Software Engineer salaries in US

$190,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $190,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
San Francisco, CA
$252,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $252,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Remote
$186,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $186,000 with +$37,200 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
501-1,000 Employees
Remote
$180,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $180,000 with +$36,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Remote
$225,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Ruby Engineer reported a yearly salary of $225,000 with +$33,750 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Remote
$215,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Engineer reported a yearly salary of $215,000 with +$40,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
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501-1,000 Employees
Remote
$300,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer II reported a yearly salary of $300,000 with +$774,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Miami, FL
$300,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer II reported a yearly salary of $300,000 with +$635,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Miami, FL
$244,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Architect reported a yearly salary of $244,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Seattle, WA
$280,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Engineer reported a yearly salary of $280,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Seattle, WA
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