principal software engineer Salaries

Principal Software Engineer Salaries

49 SalariesUpdated 10 Aug 2020

Average Base Pay
A$145K / yr
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How much does a Principal Software Engineer make?

The national average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $145,000 in Australia. Filter by location to see Principal Software Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 49 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Engineer employees.

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Principal Software Engineer

CiSRA

A$155,000/yr

Range: A$136K - A$165K

5 salaries

A$155,000/yr
A$136KA$165K

Principal Software Engineer

Oracle

A$133,870/yr

Range: A$76K - A$160K

3 salaries

A$133,870/yr
A$76KA$160K

Principal Software Engineer

SEEK

A$153,697/yr

Range: A$150K - A$160K

3 salaries

A$153,697/yr
A$150KA$160K

Principal Software Engineer

NortonLifeLock

A$126,366/yr

Range: A$116K - A$127K

3 salaries

A$126,366/yr
A$116KA$127K

Principal Software Engineer

Nuix

A$140,000/yr

Range: A$139K - A$150K

3 salaries

A$140,000/yr
A$139KA$150K

Principal Software Engineer

Atlassian

A$171,974/yr

Range: A$145K - A$199K

2 salaries

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A$145K - A$199K
A$145KA$199K

Principal Software Engineer

Cochlear

A$126,540/yr

Range: A$118K - A$136K

2 salaries

About
A$118K - A$136K
A$118KA$136K

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Principal Software Engineer

Aristocrat Technologies

A$127,645/yr

Range: A$120K - A$134K

2 salaries

About
A$120K - A$134K
A$120KA$134K

Principal Software Engineer

Integrated Research

A$131,637/yr

Range: A$127K - A$138K

2 salaries

About
A$127K - A$138K
A$127KA$138K

Principal Software Engineer

Telstra

A$165,000/yr

Range: A$159K - A$170K

1 employee salary or estimate

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A$159K - A$170K
A$159KA$170K

Principal Software Engineer

Coles

A$200,000/yr

Range: A$190K - A$209K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
A$190K - A$209K
A$190KA$209K

Principal Software Engineer

Optus

A$145,000/yr

Range: A$140K - A$150K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
A$140K - A$150K
A$140KA$150K

Principal Software Engineer

Atlassian

A$206,415/yr

Range: A$197K - A$214K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
A$197K - A$214K
A$197KA$214K

Principal Software Engineer

MYOB

A$156,470/yr

Range: A$151K - A$161K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
A$151K - A$161K
A$151KA$161K

Principal Software Engineer

Microsoft

A$191,601/yr

Range: A$184K - A$201K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
A$184K - A$201K
A$184KA$201K

Principal Software Engineer

Domain Group

A$170,000/yr

Range: A$162K - A$176K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
A$162K - A$176K
A$162KA$176K

Principal Software Engineer

Empired

A$136,374/yr

Range: A$130K - A$141K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
A$130K - A$141K
A$130KA$141K

Principal Software Engineer

SiteMinder

A$160,000/yr

Range: A$154K - A$167K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
A$154K - A$167K
A$154KA$167K

Principal Software Engineer

EMC

A$146,838/yr

Range: A$141K - A$154K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
A$141K - A$154K
A$141KA$154K

Principal Software Engineer

Service NSW

A$145,000/yr

Range: A$139K - A$151K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
A$139K - A$151K
A$139KA$151K
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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.

$180,000
per year
A Principal Software Engineer in the Sydney Area area reported making $180,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$160,000
per year
A Principal Software Engineer in the Sydney Area area reported making $160,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Public
$165,000
per year
A Principal Software Engineer in the Melbourne Area area reported making $165,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Melbourne Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$170,000
per year
A Principal Software Engineer in the Sydney Area area reported making $170,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
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