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Principal Software Engineer Salaries in San Francisco, CA

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29,572 SalariesUpdated May 23, 2014
Average Base Pay
$157,240/yr
16% above national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$119K
Low
$157K
Average
$196K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$12,354
Range$2,864 - $31,340
How much does a Principal Software Engineer make in San Francisco, CA?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $157,240 in San Francisco, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 29,572 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Engineer employees in San Francisco, CA.

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    Deem
    $148,314/yr
    Range: $137K - $165K
    6 salaries
    $148,314
    $137K$165K
    Nexant
    $140,466/yr
    Range: $127K - $152K
    2 salaries
    About
    $127K - $152K
    $127K$152K
    Oracle
    $157,855/yr
    Range: $152K - $164K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $152K - $164K
    $152K$164K
    EFI
    $147,141/yr
    Range: $142K - $153K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $142K - $153K
    $142K$153K
    Unwired Planet
    $131,760/yr
    Range: $126K - $136K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $126K - $136K
    $126K$136K
    Adchemy
    $194,505/yr
    Range: $185K - $201K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $185K - $201K
    $185K$201K

    Recent Salary Reports

    Below are the most recent Principal Software Engineer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

    $140,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $140,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    51 to 200 employees
    Company - Private
    $140,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $140,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $4 cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $160,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $160,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $10k cash bonus
    $15k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $190,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $190,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $36k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $185,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $185,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    Full-time
    201 to 500 employees
     
    Company - Private
    $147,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $147,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $22k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Private
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