Principal Software Engineer Salaries

116 SalariesUpdated Jan 28, 2020
Average Base Pay
CA$121k/yr
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CA$105k
Low
CA$121k
Average
CA$159k
High
How much does a Principal Software Engineer make?

The national average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $121,258 in Canada. Filter by location to see Principal Software Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 116 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Engineer employees.

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Average Base Salaries in (CAD)
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Average Base Salaries in (CAD)
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EMC
CA$119,436/yr
Range: CA$96k - CA$161k
9 salaries
CA$119,436/yr
CA$96kCA$161k
Oracle
CA$117,807/yr
Range: CA$105k - CA$127k
7 salaries
CA$117,807/yr
CA$105kCA$127k
Nuance
CA$114,187/yr
Range: CA$94k - CA$136k
7 salaries
CA$114,187/yr
CA$94kCA$136k
Capital One
CA$111,130/yr
Range: CA$102k - CA$124k
7 salaries
CA$111,130/yr
CA$102kCA$124k
Broadcom
CA$142,239/yr
Range: CA$128k - CA$178k
7 salaries
CA$142,239/yr
CA$128kCA$178k
Dell Technologies
CA$108,952/yr
Range: CA$106k - CA$133k
6 salaries
CA$108,952/yr
CA$106kCA$133k
Avid Technology
CA$108,173/yr
Range: CA$101k - CA$119k
5 salaries
CA$108,173/yr
CA$101kCA$119k

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Autodesk
CA$146,042/yr
Range: CA$131k - CA$172k
4 salaries
CA$146,042/yr
CA$131kCA$172k
CA Technologies
CA$118,718/yr
Range: CA$117k - CA$126k
4 salaries
CA$118,718/yr
CA$117kCA$126k
PTC
CA$97,730/yr
Range: CA$93k - CA$113k
4 salaries
CA$97,730/yr
CA$93kCA$113k
Ciena
CA$142,610/yr
Range: CA$139k - CA$143k
3 salaries
CA$142,610/yr
CA$139kCA$143k
Genesys
CA$150,588/yr
Range: CA$114k - CA$159k
3 salaries
CA$150,588/yr
CA$114kCA$159k
Realtor.com
CA$117,768/yr
Range: CA$112k - CA$171k
3 salaries
CA$117,768/yr
CA$112kCA$171k
BlackBerry
CA$163,879/yr
Range: CA$145k - CA$181k
2 salaries
About
CA$145k - CA$181k
CA$145kCA$181k
Sage
CA$110,989/yr
Range: CA$106k - CA$117k
2 salaries
About
CA$106k - CA$117k
CA$106kCA$117k
NortonLifeLock
CA$135,353/yr
Range: CA$119k - CA$154k
2 salaries
About
CA$119k - CA$154k
CA$119kCA$154k
Infor
CA$126,613/yr
Range: CA$118k - CA$136k
2 salaries
About
CA$118k - CA$136k
CA$118kCA$136k
Red Hat
CA$138,724/yr
Range: CA$122k - CA$156k
2 salaries
About
CA$122k - CA$156k
CA$122kCA$156k
Top Producer Systems
CA$117,082/yr
Range: CA$107k - CA$126k
2 salaries
About
CA$107k - CA$126k
CA$107kCA$126k
Bell Canada
CA$94,765/yr
Range: CA$91k - CA$98k
1 employee salary or estimate
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CA$91k - CA$98k
CA$91kCA$98k

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent principal software engineer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$150,440
per year
A Principal Software Engineer in the Kitchener Area area reported making $150,440 per year
Additional Pay
$15k cash bonus
$15k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Kitchener Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$110,484
per year
A Principal Software Engineer in the Toronto Area area reported making $110,484 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$133,978
per year
A Principal Software Engineer in the Vancouver Area area reported making $133,978 per year
Additional Pay
$20k cash bonus
$20k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
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