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Principal Software Engineer Salaries

134 SalariesUpdated Oct 19, 2020

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CA$122k / yr
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The national average salary for a Software Principal Engineer is $122,215 in Canada. Filter by location to see Software Principal Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 134 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Software Principal Engineer employees.

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Principal Software Engineer

EMC

CA$122,962/yr

Range: CA$95k - CA$160k

9 salaries

CA$122,962/yr
CA$95kCA$160k

Principal Software Engineer

Oracle

CA$120,581/yr

Range: CA$105k - CA$126k

8 salaries

CA$120,581/yr
CA$105kCA$126k

Principal Software Engineer

Capital One

CA$108,638/yr

Range: CA$98k - CA$123k

8 salaries

CA$108,638/yr
CA$98kCA$123k

Principal Software Engineer

Nuance

CA$113,286/yr

Range: CA$94k - CA$135k

8 salaries

CA$113,286/yr
CA$94kCA$135k

Principal Software Engineer

Dell Technologies

CA$108,318/yr

Range: CA$105k - CA$133k

6 salaries

CA$108,318/yr
CA$105kCA$133k

Principal Software Engineer

Broadcom

CA$146,162/yr

Range: CA$106k - CA$177k

6 salaries

CA$146,162/yr
CA$106kCA$177k

Principal Software Engineer

Autodesk

CA$136,779/yr

Range: CA$130k - CA$171k

5 salaries

CA$136,779/yr
CA$130kCA$171k

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Principal Software Engineer

CA Technologies

CA$118,099/yr

Range: CA$116k - CA$125k

5 salaries

CA$118,099/yr
CA$116kCA$125k

Principal Software Engineer

Avid Technology

CA$107,544/yr

Range: CA$100k - CA$118k

5 salaries

CA$107,544/yr
CA$100kCA$118k

Principal Software Engineer

PTC

CA$97,161/yr

Range: CA$93k - CA$112k

4 salaries

CA$97,161/yr
CA$93kCA$112k

Principal Software Engineer

BlackBerry

CA$151,842/yr

Range: CA$131k - CA$174k

3 salaries

CA$151,842/yr
CA$131kCA$174k

Principal Software Engineer

Ciena

CA$141,781/yr

Range: CA$138k - CA$142k

3 salaries

CA$141,781/yr
CA$138kCA$142k

Principal Software Engineer

Realtor.com

CA$117,083/yr

Range: CA$111k - CA$170k

3 salaries

CA$117,083/yr
CA$111kCA$170k

Principal Software Engineer

Genesys

CA$149,712/yr

Range: CA$113k - CA$158k

3 salaries

CA$149,712/yr
CA$113kCA$158k

Principal Software Engineer

Red Hat

CA$149,673/yr

Range: CA$126k - CA$162k

3 salaries

CA$149,673/yr
CA$126kCA$162k

Principal Software Engineer

Sage

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CA$104k - CA$115k

2 salaries

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CA$104k - CA$115k
CA$104kCA$115k

Principal Software Engineer

NortonLifeLock

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CA$117k - CA$152k

2 salaries

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CA$117k - CA$152k
CA$117kCA$152k

Principal Software Engineer

Infor

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CA$119k - CA$134k

2 salaries

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CA$119k - CA$134k
CA$119kCA$134k

Principal Software Engineer

NetSuite

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CA$111k - CA$127k

2 salaries

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CA$111k - CA$127k
CA$111kCA$127k

Principal Software Engineer

Top Producer Systems

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CA$106k - CA$126k

2 salaries

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CA$106k - CA$126k
CA$106kCA$126k
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Recent Salary Reports

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

$102,000
per year
A Principal Software Engineer in the Kitchener Area area reported making $102,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Kitchener Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$135,000
per year
A Principal, Software Engineering & Architecture in the Toronto Area area reported making $135,000 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
$10k profit sharing
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$130,000
per year
A Principal Software Engineer in the Toronto Area area reported making $130,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$128,500
per year
A Principal Software Engineer in the Toronto Area area reported making $128,500 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$151,000
per year
A Principal Software Engineer in the Vancouver Area area reported making $151,000 per year
Additional Pay
$20k cash bonus
$20k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$106,000
per year
A Principal Software Engineer in the Vancouver Area area reported making $106,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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