How much does a Principal Embedded Software Engineer make? The average Principal Embedded Software Engineer salary is $120,553 as of October 28, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $106,694 and $136,140. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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We are seeking a Software/Computer/Electrical/Aerospace Engineer who is motivated to learn and excel in an embedded software development environment for immediate support of National Security Space ...
Northrop Grumman - 53 days ago
Candidates will plan, organize and be involved in the full software lifecycle to develop spacecraft ... Understanding of common embedded system tools, real-time operating systems and avionics integration ...
Northrop Grumman - 41 days ago
The software engineer will support a classified signal-processing program and will engage multiple organizations, internal and external to Raytheon, to develop and implement solutions. Join a small ...
Raytheon - 1 day ago
Arminus Software LLC - Fairfax , VA
Job Title Principal Software Engineer Job Location Fairfax, VA- Job Type Direct Hire TSSCI bull Strong fundamentals in data structures and algorithms bull Solid object oriented programming and ...
Dice.com - 21 days ago
Moseley Technical Services, Inc. - Fairfax , VA
Principal Software Engineer Job ID # 2020-12032 Contract Opportunity Location: Fairfax Virginia Industry: Aerospace & Defense Minimum Clearance: TS/SCI Clearance Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree ...
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Red Arch Solutions - Chantilly , VA
For this program we need a Principal Software Engineer who will: * Design new interfaces. * Perform software and script development and integration. * Support the Scrum Master in planning and ...
ZipRecruiter - 28 days ago

Principal Embedded Software Engineer Salary in Major Cities

This chart shows the salary comparison for Principal Embedded Software Engineer between major cities. San Francisco City consistently ranks #1 as of October 28, 2020. Click on the chart to see the detail salary data for Principal Embedded Software Engineer in each city.
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City Name Average Salary
San Francisco, CA $150,691
Washington, DC $134,200
Miami, FL $117,359
Chicago, IL $127,893
Boston, MA $135,827
New York, NY $145,025
Dallas, TX $119,769
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Average Base Salary

Core compensation

 
 
 
106694
136140
120553

Average Total Cash Compensation

Includes base and annual incentives

 
 
 
110811
144948
126148
What is the average salary for Principal Embedded Software Engineer in 2020?
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Principal Embedded Software Engineer in the United States. The base salary for Principal Embedded Software Engineer ranges from $106,694 to $136,140 with the average base salary of $120,553. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $110,811 to $144,948 with the average total cash compensation of $126,148.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $120,553 $106,694 - $136,140
Bonus $5,595 $4,117 - $8,808
Total Pay $126,148 $110,811 - $144,948
* Base Salary represents gross income before taxes and deductions. It does not include additional pay such as benefits, bonuses, profit sharing or commissions.
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What's the difference between Embedded Software Engineer I and Principal Embedded Software Engineer?
According to our latest salary estimation on October 28, 2020. The average salary of Principal Embedded Software Engineer is $120,553, and the average salary of Embedded Software Engineer I is $72,828. The average salary of Embedded Software Engineer I is lower than Principal Embedded Software Engineer. ( 2020-10-28 salary.com )
I am a Principal Embedded Software Engineer, which location’s salary is higher, Barnstable, MA or New Britain, CT?
New Britain, CT typically sees higher pay than Barnstable, MA for Principal Embedded Software Engineer. a Principal Embedded Software Engineer Salary in New Britain, CT is $130,198 as of October 28, 2020; a Principal Embedded Software Engineer Salary in Barnstable, MA is $127,125 as of October 28, 2020. ( 2020-10-28 salary.com )
Why does the salary of a Principal Embedded Software Engineer vary from city to city?
The cost of living is tied to salaries. If the expenses are higher in a particular city, then the wage level will be higher as well to afford the people can opportunity to live there. This is why you're always going to make more money in New York City for example, than in a small town. ( 2020-10-28 salary.com )
What are the Pay Factors for Principal Embedded Software Engineer?
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Last Update: October 28, 2020