Principal Software Developer Salary in the United States

How much does a Principal Software Developer make in the United States? The average Principal Software Developer salary in the United States is $134,352 as of October 30, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $118,503 and $148,772. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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$118,503 to $148,772
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Currently, we're looking to hire a Senior Software Engineer with a passion for technology * Must have demonstrated experience and fluency with: C#, ASP.NET, Angular 4+, Web API * Experience with ...
Jobble, Inc. - 8 days ago
CyberCoders - Foster City , CA
Principal Software Engineer If you are a Principal Software Engineer with experience in commercial java enterprise development and building the back-end for financial systems, please read on! - Those ...
CyberCoders, Inc - 9 days ago
... team software engineering development • US Citizenship and the ability to access US only data Desired Skills: MS degree in Engineering, Science, Mathematics, Physics, or related field • ...
ZipRecruiter - 3 days ago
Highspot - Seattle , WA
As a Principal Software Developer at Highspot, you will work end-to-end across the full SDLC to create brand new product features, improve backend functionality, and develop web services and RESTful ...
Jobble, Inc. - 9 days ago
Berkshire Grey - Lexington , MA
Principal Software Engineer We are a venture-backed company that combines artificial intelligence and intelligent robotics to change the way companies do business. Our company includes a team of ...
Capital Markets Placement - 2 days ago
Couture-Search LLC - San Francisco , CA
We are looking for Senior to Principal C++ engineers with high performance Distributed Systems and Real-time / Streaming analytics experience. About the role: * Design the core services ...
Jobble, Inc. - 9 days ago
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Principal Software Developer in the United States. The base salary for Principal Software Developer ranges from $118,503 to $148,772 with the average base salary of $134,352. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $131,570 to $168,405 with the average total cash compensation of $148,584.

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