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

Senior Principal Engineer Salaries in San Diego, CA

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Average Base Pay
$123,749/yr
4% below national average
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$95K
Low
$124K
Average
$157K
High

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How much does a Senior Principal Engineer make in San Diego, CA?

The average salary for a Senior Principal Engineer is $123,749 in San Diego, CA. Salary estimates are based on salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Principal Engineer employees in San Diego, CA.

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    Average Base Salary in (USD)
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    $118,905/yr
    $107K$133K
    $95,442/yr
    $93K$103K
    $163,185/yr
    $156K$176K
    $129,863/yr
    $125K$135K
    $130,003/yr
    $118K$142K
    L3 Technologies
    $108,909/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $108,909/yr
    $104K$112K
    CareFusion
    $129,970/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $129,970/yr
    $126K$135K

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    STMicroelectronics
    $176,023/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $176,023/yr
    $168K$182K
    Websense
    $146,481/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $146,481/yr
    $140K$154K
    $149,810/yr
    $137K$160K
    $153,615/yr
    $140K$175K
    $135,284/yr
    $126K$157K
    $137,304/yr
    $126K$148K
    $172,039/yr
    $157K$189K
    $100,476/yr
    $90K$110K
    $144,474/yr
    $125K$165K
    $115,217/yr
    $110K$119K
    $55/hr
    $53$58
    Broadcom
    $158,512/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $158,512/yr
    $151K$166K
    Broadcom
    $172,220/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $172,220/yr
    $166K$179K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $160,000
    per year
    A Senior Principal Engineer in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $160,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    San Jose, CA Area area
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
    $208,000
    per year
    A Senior Principal Engineer in the Pittsburgh, PA Area area reported making $208,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $70k cash bonus
    $100k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Pittsburgh, PA Area area
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Public
    $135,000
    per year
    A Senior Principal Engineer in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $135,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $20k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Austin, TX Area area
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Private
    $158,700
    per year
    A Senior Principal Engineer in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $158,700 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Boston, MA Area area
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $225,000
    per year
    A Senior Principal Engineer in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $225,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $45k cash bonus
    $55k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    San Jose, CA Area area
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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