Average Salary: $181,784 since  

Salaries for a Principal Software Engineer at Microsoft in Bellevue, WA vary between $171,995 and $196,609 with an average of $181,784. The top 25% make a salary of at least $196,609. The median salary is $176,754. Attached is a detailed distribution of the salaries.

Average Salary Evolution between 2015 and present

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer at Microsoft in Bellevue, WA increased by an average of -4% year over year between 2015 and 2016.