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

Principal Staff Software Engineer Salaries in San Diego, CA

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8,346 SalariesUpdated Mar 4, 2013
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 Staff Software Engineer make in San Diego, CA?

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

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    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $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
    $165,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $165,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $17k cash bonus
    $17k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 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
    $100,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $100,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Public
    $132,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $132,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $20k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $171,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $171,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $31k cash bonus
    $139k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
    $118,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $118,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    51 to 200 employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
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