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The average principal software engineer salary in Arizona, United States is $107,398 or an hourly rate of $52. This is 4% lower (-$5,053) than the average principal software engineer salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $5,209.
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An entry level principal software engineer (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $82,839. On the other end, a senior level principal software engineer (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $174,934.

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Job Description
Develop, create, and modify general computer applications software or specialized utility programs. Analyze user needs and develop software solutions. Design software or customize software for client use with the aim of optimizing operational efficiency. May analyze and design databases within an application area, working individually or coordinating database development as part of a team. May supervise computer programmers.

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