Principal Software Engineer Job & Career Information

What's it like to be a Principal Software Engineer?

We have 517 Principal Software Engineer jobs nationwide. The average Principal Software Engineer salary is $111,000 annually, +$50K (58%) more than the average national salary. Statistically, Principal Software Engineers are very happy with their career.

$111,000 Average Salary

Employee Reviews (264 reviews)

3.8 out of 5 stars
  • "I love the ability to design and develop products which enterprises use. Feels as I am contributing something to the world. I find sometimes we end up being involved with solving some difficult problems, which make this job very challenging and interesting."

  • "You get to create designs and mentor juniors."

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