Principal Software Engineer Salaries

129 SalariesUpdated Jul 29, 2020

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CA$120k / yr
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The national average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $120,354 in Canada. Filter by location to see Principal Software Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 129 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Engineer employees.

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Principal Software Engineer

EMC

CA$120,236/yr

Range: CA$95k - CA$160k

9 salaries

CA$120,236/yr
CA$95kCA$160k

Principal Software Engineer

Capital One

CA$108,085/yr

Range: CA$97k - CA$123k

8 salaries

CA$108,085/yr
CA$97kCA$123k

Principal Software Engineer

Nuance

CA$112,709/yr

Range: CA$93k - CA$134k

8 salaries

CA$112,709/yr
CA$93kCA$134k

Principal Software Engineer

Oracle

CA$116,526/yr

Range: CA$104k - CA$126k

7 salaries

CA$116,526/yr
CA$104kCA$126k

Principal Software Engineer

Dell Technologies

CA$107,767/yr

Range: CA$105k - CA$132k

6 salaries

CA$107,767/yr
CA$105kCA$132k

Principal Software Engineer

Broadcom

CA$145,417/yr

Range: CA$106k - CA$177k

6 salaries

CA$145,417/yr
CA$106kCA$177k

Principal Software Engineer

CA Technologies

CA$117,497/yr

Range: CA$115k - CA$124k

5 salaries

CA$117,497/yr
CA$115kCA$124k

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Principal Software Engineer

Avid Technology

CA$106,996/yr

Range: CA$100k - CA$118k

5 salaries

CA$106,996/yr
CA$100kCA$118k

Principal Software Engineer

Autodesk

CA$144,453/yr

Range: CA$129k - CA$170k

4 salaries

CA$144,453/yr
CA$129kCA$170k

Principal Software Engineer

PTC

CA$96,666/yr

Range: CA$92k - CA$111k

4 salaries

CA$96,666/yr
CA$92kCA$111k

Principal Software Engineer

BlackBerry

CA$151,069/yr

Range: CA$131k - CA$173k

3 salaries

CA$151,069/yr
CA$131kCA$173k

Principal Software Engineer

Ciena

CA$141,059/yr

Range: CA$137k - CA$142k

3 salaries

CA$141,059/yr
CA$137kCA$142k

Principal Software Engineer

Genesys

CA$148,949/yr

Range: CA$112k - CA$157k

3 salaries

CA$148,949/yr
CA$112kCA$157k

Principal Software Engineer

Realtor.com

CA$116,487/yr

Range: CA$111k - CA$169k

3 salaries

CA$116,487/yr
CA$111kCA$169k

Principal Software Engineer

Red Hat

CA$148,911/yr

Range: CA$126k - CA$162k

3 salaries

CA$148,911/yr
CA$126kCA$162k

Principal Software Engineer

Sage

CA$109,782/yr

Range: CA$105k - CA$116k

2 salaries

About
CA$105k - CA$116k
CA$105kCA$116k

Principal Software Engineer

NortonLifeLock

CA$133,881/yr

Range: CA$118k - CA$150k

2 salaries

About
CA$118k - CA$150k
CA$118kCA$150k

Principal Software Engineer

Infor

CA$125,236/yr

Range: CA$117k - CA$134k

2 salaries

About
CA$117k - CA$134k
CA$117kCA$134k

Principal Software Engineer

NetSuite

CA$117,750/yr

Range: CA$112k - CA$125k

2 salaries

About
CA$112k - CA$125k
CA$112kCA$125k

Principal Software Engineer

Top Producer Systems

CA$115,808/yr

Range: CA$107k - CA$126k

2 salaries

About
CA$107k - CA$126k
CA$107kCA$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.

$105,000
per year
A Principle Software Development Engineer in the Toronto Area area reported making $105,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$123,000
per year
A Principal Software Engineer in the Ottawa Area area reported making $123,000 per year
Additional Pay
$12k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Ottawa Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$97,000
per year
A Principal Software Engineer in the Toronto Area area reported making $97,000 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
$1k stock bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$162,000
per year
A Principal Software Engineer in the Ottawa Area area reported making $162,000 per year
Additional Pay
$24k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Ottawa Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$200,000
per year
A Principal Software Engineer in the Calgary Area area reported making $200,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Calgary Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$100,000
per year
A Principal Software Engineer in the Montreal Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
$5k stock bonus
$5k profit sharing
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Montreal Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$131,325
per year
A Principal Software Engineer in the Ottawa Area area reported making $131,325 per year
Additional Pay
$26k cash bonus
$20k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Ottawa Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$94,500
per year
A Principal Software Engineer in the Montreal Area area reported making $94,500 per year
Additional Pay
$9k cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Montreal Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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