Find higher paying jobs for principal software engineer

How much does a Principal Software Engineer make?

Updated 29 Jul 2021
₹23L /yr
Average Base Pay

1,607 salaries

₹9L

Low

₹23L

Average

₹42L

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is ₹22,83,000 per year in India. Filter by location to see Principal Software Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1607 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Engineer employees.

Seniority Levels

L5
Principal Software Engineer₹23L /yr
L6
Phd Software EngineerNo Salary Reports
Career Path

Related Job Titles

Senior Software Development Engineer

₹57,608

per year

Software Developer

PKR 3,15,420

per year

Engineering Manager

₹1,09,891

per year

Lead Software Engineer

₹85,000

per year

Salaries in India

Location

or

Find a Specific Employer

Sort:

Company

Average Base Salary in (INR)

Range

Oracle
3.7

Oracle

Principal Software Engineer

₹20,04,917

 /yr
Range: ₹2L - ₹45L
183 salaries
See 189 salaries from all locations

₹2L

₹45L

₹1,61,549 - ₹45,44,158 Range

Dell Technologies
4.2

Dell Technologies

Principal Software Engineer

₹25,00,000

 /yr
Range: ₹2L - ₹50L

₹2L

₹50L

₹2,07,115 - ₹50,00,000 Range

NortonLifeLock
3.7

NortonLifeLock

Principal Software Engineer

₹26,09,831

 /yr
Range: ₹14L - ₹50L

₹14L

₹50L

₹13,91,810 - ₹50,39,314 Range

CA Technologies
4

CA Technologies

Principal Software Engineer

₹27,50,614

 /yr
Range: ₹16L - ₹46L

₹16L

₹46L

₹15,99,782 - ₹46,23,953 Range

Tesco Bengaluru
4.2

Tesco Bengaluru

Principal Software Engineer

₹15,37,257

 /yr
Range: ₹2L - ₹27L

₹2L

₹27L

₹1,56,971 - ₹26,52,078 Range

Veritas Technologies
3.6

Veritas Technologies

Principal Software Engineer

₹25,00,000

 /yr
Range: ₹13L - ₹37L

₹13L

₹37L

₹13,10,537 - ₹36,90,405 Range

EMC
3.8

EMC

Principal Software Engineer

₹27,36,424

 /yr
Range: ₹7L - ₹38L

₹7L

₹38L

₹6,74,327 - ₹37,68,440 Range

Is this helpful? The community relies on everyone sharing –Add Anonymous Salary
Pegasystems
3.9

Pegasystems

Principal Software Engineer

₹20,21,449

 /yr
Range: ₹15L - ₹27L

₹15L

₹27L

₹15,00,000 - ₹26,59,642 Range

Informatica
4.3

Informatica

Principal Software Engineer

₹34,04,530

 /yr
Range: ₹8L - ₹48L

₹8L

₹48L

₹8,18,941 - ₹47,70,000 Range

Cadence Design Systems
4.3

Cadence Design Systems

Principal Software Engineer

₹29,97,745

 /yr
Range: ₹3L - ₹42L

₹3L

₹42L

₹3,00,000 - ₹42,46,665 Range

SAP
4.5

SAP

Principal Software Engineer

₹15,74,051

 /yr
Range: ₹9L - ₹45L

₹9L

₹45L

₹8,52,771 - ₹45,06,616 Range

Manhattan Associates
3.9

Manhattan Associates

Principal Software Engineer

₹22,85,914

 /yr
Range: ₹8L - ₹38L

₹8L

₹38L

₹7,97,391 - ₹37,65,721 Range

First American Financial Corporation
3.7

First American Financial Corporation

Principal Software Engineer

₹13,38,396

 /yr
Range: ₹1L - ₹19L

₹1L

₹19L

₹1,41,799 - ₹19,00,000 Range

Fidelity Investments
4.2

Fidelity Investments

Principal Software Engineer

₹22,16,724

 /yr
Range: ₹2L - ₹2Cr

₹2L

₹2Cr

₹1,70,000 - ₹1,98,00,000 Range

Progress
4.1

Progress

Principal Software Engineer

₹23,76,549

 /yr
Range: ₹16L - ₹31L

₹16L

₹31L

₹15,81,603 - ₹31,39,421 Range

OpenText
3.6

OpenText

Principal Software Engineer

₹25,88,887

 /yr
Range: ₹3L - ₹33L

₹3L

₹33L

₹2,85,616 - ₹33,03,348 Range

UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group)
4.2

UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group)

Principal Software Engineer

₹21,76,466

 /yr
Range: ₹2L - ₹4Cr

₹2L

₹4Cr

₹2,18,273 - ₹3,63,71,360 Range

Pramati Technologies
4.1

Pramati Technologies

Principal Software Engineer

₹20,87,682

 /yr
Range: ₹12L - ₹36L

₹12L

₹36L

₹12,26,489 - ₹36,37,136 Range

Nuance
3.8

Nuance

Principal Software Engineer

₹28,89,571

 /yr
Range: ₹12L - ₹3Cr

₹12L

₹3Cr

₹12,23,271 - ₹3,05,00,000 Range

Broadcom
3.3

Broadcom

Principal Software Engineer

₹35,99,510

 /yr
Range: ₹25L - ₹70L

₹25L

₹70L

₹25,00,009 - ₹70,00,000 Range

Download as data Table
Viewing 1 - 10 of 5,833

Frequently asked questions about a Principal Software Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a a Principal Software Engineer is ₹22,83,000 per year in India. Filter by location to see a Principal Software Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1607 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Principal Software Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a a Principal Software Engineer in India is ₹41,69,603 per year.

The lowest salary for a a Principal Software Engineer in India is ₹9,00,000 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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

₹6,81,500
per year
A Principal Software Engineer in the Chennai Area area reported making ₹6,81,500 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Chennai Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
₹50,00,000
per year
A Principal Software Engineer in the Bengaluru Area area reported making ₹50,00,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Bengaluru Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
₹1,00,000
monthly
A Principal Software Engineer in the Hyderabad Area area reported making ₹1,00,000 per month
Job Highlights
Hyderabad Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
College / University
₹20,00,000
per year
A Principal Software Engineer in the Bengaluru Area area reported making ₹20,00,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Bengaluru Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
₹15,30,000
per year
A Principal Software Engineer in the Mumbai Area area reported making ₹15,30,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Mumbai Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
₹3,00,000
per year
A Principal Software Engineer in the Bengaluru Area area reported making ₹3,00,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Bengaluru Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
₹20,00,000
per year
A Principal Software Engineer in the Bengaluru Area area reported making ₹20,00,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Bengaluru Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
₹39,00,000
per year
A Principal Software Engineer in the Bengaluru Area area reported making ₹39,00,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Bengaluru Area area
 
Full-time
10000+ employees
₹30,00,000
per year
A Principal Software Engineer in the Bengaluru Area area reported making ₹30,00,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Bengaluru Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
₹50,00,000
per year
A Principal Software Engineer in the Pune Area area reported making ₹50,00,000 per year
Additional Pay
₹5 cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Pune Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
Don't Miss Out On a Job You Love
Upload a CV to easily apply to jobs from anywhere. It's simple to set up.