Principal Software Engineer salary in Seattle

Average Base Salary in Seattle

$187,474
$893,428
Additional Cash Compensation
$1,080,902
Total Compensation
Median: 180,000
Min: $147K
Max: $250K

How Much Does a Principal Software Engineer Make in Seattle?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer in Seattle is $187,474. The average additional cash compensation for a Principal Software Engineer in Seattle is $893,428. The average total compensation for a Principal Software Engineer in Seattle is $1,080,902. Principal Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Principal Software Engineer employees in Seattle.

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Principal Software Engineer jobs in Seattle
47

Principal Software Engineer, Passbook

Seattle
12 hours ago
Remitly is on a mission to transform the lives of immigrants and their families by providing the most trusted financial products and services on the planet. For nearly 10 years, we have been tirelessly delivering on our promises to immigrants sending their hard earned money home. Today, we are incredibly proud to have served millions of customers globally with Remitly and our newly launched Passbook app to provide immigrants access to banking. We

Principal Research Scientist

Seattle
1 day ago
System1 is looking for an experienced machine learning researcher and practitioner to join our data science and machine learning team as a Principal Research Scientist. This is a senior individual contributor role focused on driving research and development of new cutting-edge machine learning and artificial intelligence algorithms that power automation and optimization capabilities for one of the biggest real-time acquisition marketing platforms

Principal Product Manager, Payments

Seattle
1 week ago
Remitly is on a mission to transform the lives of immigrants and their families by providing the most trusted financial products and services on the planet. Since 2011, we have been tirelessly delivering on our promises to immigrants sending their hard earned money home. Today, we are incredibly proud to have served millions of customers globally with Remitly and our newly launched Passbook app to provide immigrants access to banking. We strive

Principal - People Data and Analytics

Seattle
3 days ago
Remitly is on a mission to transform the lives of immigrants and their families by providing the most trusted financial products and services on the planet. Since 2011, we have been tirelessly delivering on our promises to immigrants sending their hard earned money home. Today, we are incredibly proud to have served millions of customers globally with Remitly and our newly launched Passbook app to provide immigrants access to banking. We strive

Principal Product Manager, Carrier Matching

Seattle
6 days ago
Convoy is transforming the $800 billion trucking industry, where even 10 years ago, most truck drivers did not have smartphones and paper driver logs were common. In 2015, Convoy launched the digital freight movement with an open and fully connected marketplace for brands and manufacturers to work directly with freight carriers who move truckload shipments throughout the country. This ‘Digital Freight Network’ is powered by machine learning and

Principal Product Manager - Remittance App

Seattle
1 week ago
Remitly is on a mission to transform the lives of immigrants and their families by providing the most trusted financial products and services on the planet. Since 2011, we have been tirelessly delivering on our promises to immigrants sending their hard earned money home. Today, we are incredibly proud to have served millions of customers globally with Remitly and our newly launched Passbook app to provide immigrants access to banking. We strive

Principal Machine Learning Scientist - Search & Recommendations

Seattle
4 days ago
System1 is looking for an experienced machine learning researcher and practitioner to join our data science and machine learning team as a Principal Machine Learning Scientist supporting the Search & Recommendations team. This is a senior individual contributor role focused on driving research and development of new cutting-edge machine learning and artificial intelligence capabilities that power dynamic content decisioning for one of the biggest

Principal Analyst, Lending (Seattle or US Remote)

Seattle
5 days ago
Remitly is on a mission to transform the lives of immigrants and their families by providing the most trusted financial products and services on the planet. For nearly 10 years, we have been tirelessly delivering on our promises to immigrants sending their hard earned money home. Today, we are proud to have served millions of customers globally with Remitly and our newly launched Passbook app to provide immigrants access to banking. We strive

Principal Program Manager, Clinic and Partnerships

Seattle
6 days ago
Our mission is to enable equitable access to exceptional care, improving quality of life for every population. Every single day you’ll be working on challenging problems with an exceptional team to profoundly transform primary care and positively impact the health and lives of every patient.   This role allows you to work from anywhere you choose across the U.S. (excluding U.S. territories), with the flexibility to work from the Seattle HQ office

Principal UX Researcher- Seattle US or Remote

Seattle
1 week ago
Remitly is on a mission to transform the lives of immigrants and their families by providing the most trusted financial products and services on the planet. Since 2011, we have been tirelessly delivering on our promises to immigrants sending their hard earned money home. Today, we are incredibly proud to have served millions of customers globally with Remitly and our newly launched Passbook app to provide immigrants access to banking. We strive

Principal or Senior Software Engineer - Remote

Seattle
1 week ago
The Global Retail Markets US Service Technology team is actively seeking to hire an experienced Software Engineer focused on Contact Center Technologies. In this role you will partner closely with our product owners and work across Agile delivery teams to develop customer-centric customer experiences that support our contact center. We are looking for a talented individual to join us in enhancing our products and capabilities. These are high

Principal Research Science Manager, Marketplace Demand

Seattle
1 week ago
Convoy is transforming the $800 billion trucking industry, where even 10 years ago, most truck drivers did not have smartphones and paper driver logs were common. In 2015, Convoy launched the digital freight movement with an open and fully connected marketplace for brands and manufacturers to work directly with freight carriers who move truckload shipments throughout the country. This ‘Digital Freight Network’ is powered by machine learning and

Principal Software Engineer Salary ranges

The most common Principal Software Engineer salary in Seattle is between $190k - $200k.

Average Principal Software Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Principal Software Engineer make the most at companies with 51-200 employees, earning $199,750 on average.

Principal Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Principal Software Engineer salary for women is $187,500 and the average Principal Software Engineer salary for men is $190,179.

Principal Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $184,432.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Seattle

Job TitleAverage SalarySalary Range
Junior Software Engineer$94,600
Min: $70K
Max: $140K
QA Engineer$96,352
Min: $63K
Max: $140K
Software Test Engineer$103,767
Min: $72K
Max: $160K
QA Analyst$109,250
Min: $62K
Max: $150K
Front End Developer$109,576
Min: $55K
Max: $155K
Salesforce Developer$111,650
Min: $74K
Max: $145K
Hardware Engineer$120,221
Min: $89K
Max: $152K
iOS Developer$121,857
Min: $115K
Max: $128K
Automation Engineer$123,000
Min: $90K
Max: $145K
Systems Engineer$127,827
Min: $93K
Max: $167K
Sales Engineer$130,000
Min: $84K
Max: $181K
Software Engineer$130,823
Min: $16K
Max: $290K
Data Engineer$131,190
Min: $88K
Max: $190K
Android Developer$131,375
Min: $80K
Max: $180K
Site Reliability Engineer$133,500
Min: $100K
Max: $154K
Game Developer$134,293
Min: $111K
Max: $212K
Security Engineer$136,587
Min: $85K
Max: $230K
Database Administrator$142,500
Min: $142K
Max: $143K
DevOps Engineer$143,262
Min: $92K
Max: $208K
Senior Software Engineer$159,237
Min: $120K
Max: $230K
QA Manager$159,286
Min: $135K
Max: $215K
Lead Software Engineer$172,003
Min: $105K
Max: $240K
Engineering Manager$177,243
Min: $132K
Max: $240K
Machine Learning Engineer$180,667
Min: $139K
Max: $230K
Data Architect$180,963
Min: $145K
Max: $240K
Principal Software Engineer$187,474
Min: $147K
Max: $250K
Director of Software Engineering$203,191
Min: $147K
Max: $268K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer)$223,636
Min: $180K
Max: $350K
Data Engineering Manager$231,020
Min: $183K
Max: $279K
Vice President of Engineering$239,125
Min: $195K
Max: $300K

Skills that affect Principal Software Engineer salaries in Seattle

1
Java
2% have this skill
2
SQL
2% have this skill
3
C++
2% have this skill
4
Linux
2% have this skill
5
C
2% have this skill
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Amazon Web Services
2% have this skill

Recent Principal Software Engineer salaries in Seattle

$239,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $239,000 with +$77,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Seattle
$200,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $200,000 with +$80,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Seattle
1-5 Reports
$250,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $250,000 with +$100,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Seattle
1-5 Reports
$184,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $184,000 with +$18,335,685 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Other
51-200 Employees
Seattle
$230,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $230,000 with +$70,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Seattle
$225,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Engineer reported a yearly salary of $225,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Seattle
$180,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $180,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Seattle
$200,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $200,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Seattle
$180,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $180,000 with +$25,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
Seattle
$210,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Engineer reported a yearly salary of $210,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Seattle
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