Salary: Principal Software Development Engineer in San Diego, CA | Glassdoor

Principal Software Development Engineer Salaries in San Diego, CA

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213 SalariesUpdated Apr 22, 2016
Average Base Pay
$142,681/yr
13% below national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$121K
Low
$166K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$13,913
Range$5,226 - $33,773
How much does a Principal Software Development Engineer make in San Diego, CA?

The average salary for a Principal Software Development Engineer is $142,681 in San Diego, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 213 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Development Engineer employees in San Diego, CA.

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    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $160,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Development Engineer in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $160,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $20 cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    San Jose, CA Area area
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Private
    $203,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Development Engineer in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $203,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $30k cash bonus
    $50k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Seattle, WA Area area
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $180,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Development Engineer in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $180,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Seattle, WA Area area
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $156,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Development Engineer in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $156,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $10k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Boston, MA Area area
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $170,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Development Engineer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $170,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $20k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    San Francisco, CA Area area
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
    $185,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Development Engineer in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $185,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Seattle, WA Area area
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $178,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Development Engineer in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $178,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $72k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Seattle, WA Area area
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Public
    $142,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Development Engineer in the Denver, CO Area area reported making $142,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Denver, CO Area area
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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