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Principal Software Engineer Salaries in India

Updated 26 May 2022
₹25L /yr
Average Base Pay

2,245 salaries

₹15L

Low

₹25L

Average

₹41L

High

Additional Cash Compensation
Average₹2,95,000Range₹1,00,000 - ₹8,50,000

The estimated total pay for a Principal Software Engineer is ₹27,95,000 per year in the India area, with an average salary of ₹25,00,000 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is ₹2,95,000 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Oracle
3.9

Oracle

Principal Software Engineer

₹21,48,850

 /yr
Range: ₹2L - ₹3Cr

₹2L

₹3Cr

₹1,53,256 - ₹2,79,54,972 Range

Dell Technologies
4.3

Dell Technologies

Principal Software Engineer

₹24,98,881

 /yr
Range: ₹2L - ₹51L

₹2L

₹51L

₹1,98,568 - ₹50,69,310 Range

NortonLifeLock
3.9

NortonLifeLock

Principal Software Engineer

₹26,98,069

 /yr
Range: ₹14L - ₹52L

₹14L

₹52L

₹14,34,357 - ₹51,93,363 Range

CA Technologies
3.9

CA Technologies

Principal Software Engineer

₹27,47,811

 /yr
Range: ₹16L - ₹48L

₹16L

₹48L

₹16,48,687 - ₹47,65,304 Range

Tesco Bengaluru
4.0

Tesco Bengaluru

Principal Software Engineer

₹16,48,687

 /yr
Range: ₹2L - ₹27L

₹2L

₹27L

₹1,61,770 - ₹27,33,150 Range

Veritas Technologies
3.9

Veritas Technologies

Principal Software Engineer

₹25,36,989

 /yr
Range: ₹14L - ₹38L

₹14L

₹38L

₹13,50,599 - ₹38,03,219 Range

Fidelity Investments
4.3

Fidelity Investments

Principal Software Engineer

₹24,06,346

 /yr
Range: ₹2L - ₹43L

₹2L

₹43L

₹1,98,568 - ₹42,65,940 Range

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Cadence Design Systems
4.4

Cadence Design Systems

Principal Software Engineer

₹32,49,203

 /yr
Range: ₹3L - ₹44L

₹3L

₹44L

₹3,10,996 - ₹43,76,483 Range

Pegasystems
3.8

Pegasystems

Principal Software Engineer

₹20,84,821

 /yr
Range: ₹11L - ₹30L

₹11L

₹30L

₹11,34,777 - ₹30,00,000 Range

HARMAN
3.9

HARMAN

Principal Software Engineer

₹25,87,576

 /yr
Range: ₹3L - ₹39L

₹3L

₹39L

₹2,50,000 - ₹39,09,499 Range

EMC
3.7

EMC

Principal Software Engineer

₹27,94,203

 /yr
Range: ₹7L - ₹39L

₹7L

₹39L

₹6,94,940 - ₹38,83,639 Range

Informatica
4.2

Informatica

Principal Software Engineer

₹35,62,328

 /yr
Range: ₹8L - ₹53L

₹8L

₹53L

₹8,43,976 - ₹53,00,000 Range

Manhattan Associates
4.1

Manhattan Associates

Principal Software Engineer

₹22,92,675

 /yr
Range: ₹8L - ₹39L

₹8L

₹39L

₹8,21,767 - ₹38,80,837 Range

SAP
4.4

SAP

Principal Software Engineer

₹16,50,374

 /yr
Range: ₹9L - ₹46L

₹9L

₹46L

₹8,78,839 - ₹46,44,381 Range

Broadcom
3.5

Broadcom

Principal Software Engineer

₹33,58,747

 /yr
Range: ₹22L - ₹54L

₹22L

₹54L

₹21,84,249 - ₹54,17,538 Range

UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group)
4.1

UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group)

Principal Software Engineer

₹22,78,084

 /yr
Range: ₹12L - ₹35L

₹12L

₹35L

₹11,60,189 - ₹34,74,942 Range

Accion Labs
4.2

Accion Labs

Principal Software Engineer

₹19,37,624

 /yr
Range: ₹10L - ₹25L

₹10L

₹25L

₹10,45,938 - ₹25,00,000 Range

Progress
4.1

Progress

Principal Software Engineer

₹24,33,864

 /yr
Range: ₹7L - ₹32L

₹7L

₹32L

₹7,30,000 - ₹32,35,391 Range

OpenText
3.7

OpenText

Principal Software Engineer

₹28,36,941

 /yr
Range: ₹3L - ₹37L

₹3L

₹37L

₹2,94,347 - ₹37,00,000 Range

First American Financial Corporation
3.8

First American Financial Corporation

Principal Software Engineer

₹14,29,236

 /yr
Range: ₹1L - ₹19L

₹1L

₹19L

₹1,46,134 - ₹19,43,748 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Principal Software Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is ₹25,00,000 per year in India. Filter by location to see a Principal Software Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2245 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Principal Software Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Principal Software Engineer in India is ₹40,54,009 per year.

The lowest salary for a Principal Software Engineer in India is ₹15,00,000 per year.