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

Principal Software Engineer Salaries in San Diego, CA

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8,346 SalariesUpdated Nov 19, 2017
Average Base Pay
$131,727/yr
6% below national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$104K
Low
$132K
Average
$162K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$10,249
Range$2,320 - $26,218
How much does a Principal Software Engineer make in San Diego, CA?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $131,727 in San Diego, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 8,346 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Engineer employees in San Diego, CA.

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    $113,345/yr
    $97K$160K
    $128,341/yr
    $103K$165K
    $140,534/yr
    $121K$155K
    $178,549/yr
    $160K$195K
    $135,465/yr
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    $128,258/yr
    $90K$162K
    $134,354/yr
    $120K$152K
    $135,984/yr
    $124K$155K
    $125,583/yr
    $104K$139K
    $86,439/yr
    $86K$86K
    $126,855/yr
    $114K$141K
    $158,776/yr
    $145K$172K
    $119,901/yr
    $114K$126K
    $130,472/yr
    $126K$137K
    $115,969/yr
    $107K$123K
    $121,602/yr
    $87K$157K
    Mitchell International
    $135,958/yr
    2 salaries
    $135,958/yr
    $129K$145K
    $136,644/yr
    $114K$158K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $129,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $129,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $174,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $174,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $28k cash bonus
    $12k stock bonus
    $120k profit sharing
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
    10000+ employees
     
    Company - Public
    $180,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $180,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $20k cash bonus
    $70k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $155,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $155,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $112,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $112,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $2k profit sharing
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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