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Principal Software Engineer Salaries

125 Salaries

Average Base Pay
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 125 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

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

Capital One

CA$109,921/yr

Range: CA$100k - CA$123k

7 salaries

CA$109,921/yr
CA$100kCA$123k

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$148,026/yr

Range: CA$126k - CA$177k

5 salaries

CA$148,026/yr
CA$126kCA$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

Sage

CA$109,782/yr

Range: CA$103k - CA$116k

2 salaries

About
CA$103k - CA$116k
CA$103kCA$116k

Principal Software Engineer

NortonLifeLock

CA$133,881/yr

Range: CA$118k - CA$151k

2 salaries

About
CA$118k - CA$151k
CA$118kCA$151k

Principal Software Engineer

NetSuite

CA$117,750/yr

Range: CA$111k - CA$125k

2 salaries

About
CA$111k - CA$125k
CA$111kCA$125k

Principal Software Engineer

Infor

CA$125,236/yr

Range: CA$116k - CA$133k

2 salaries

About
CA$116k - CA$133k
CA$116kCA$133k

Principal Software Engineer

Red Hat

CA$137,214/yr

Range: CA$122k - CA$154k

2 salaries

About
CA$122k - CA$154k
CA$122kCA$154k

Principal Software Engineer

Top Producer Systems

CA$115,808/yr

Range: CA$107k - CA$125k

2 salaries

About
CA$107k - CA$125k
CA$107kCA$125k
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Recent Salary Reports

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

$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
$135,000
per year
A Principal Software Enginner in the Toronto Area area reported making $135,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$117,497
per year
A Principal Software Engineer in the Vancouver Area area reported making $117,497 per year
Additional Pay
$4k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Vancouver Area area
 
Full-time
10000+ employees
$120,354
per year
A Principal Software Engineer in the Kitchener Area area reported making $120,354 per year
Additional Pay
$8k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Kitchener Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$150,222
per year
A Principal Software Engineer in the Toronto Area area reported making $150,222 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$120,177
per year
A Principal Software Engineer in the Ottawa Area area reported making $120,177 per year
Additional Pay
$5k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Ottawa Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Public
$120,177
per year
A Principal Software Engineer in the Ottawa Area area reported making $120,177 per year
Additional Pay
$5k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Ottawa Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Public
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