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

Senior Principal Software Engineer Salaries in San Diego, CA

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8,346 SalariesUpdated Jun 6, 2017
Average Base Pay
$120,886/yr
4% below national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$95K
Low
$121K
Average
$149K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$9,630
Range$2,260 - $25,075
How much does a Senior Principal Software Engineer make in San Diego, CA?

The average salary for a Senior Principal Software Engineer is $120,886 in San Diego, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 8,346 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Principal Software Engineer employees in San Diego, CA.

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    $135,284/yr
    $126K$157K
    $140,304/yr
    $122K$158K
    $100,107/yr
    $90K$110K
    $145,356/yr
    $124K$163K
    Broadcom
    $172,147/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $172,147/yr
    $166K$179K
    CA Technologies
    $132,110/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $132,110/yr
    $125K$138K
    $144,258/yr
    $138K$149K

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    BAE Systems Applied Intelligence
    $129,145/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $129,145/yr
    $125K$134K
    $113,988/yr
    $111K$120K
    CareFusion
    $117,363/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $117,363/yr
    $113K$122K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $110,000
    per year
    A Senior Software Engineer reported making $110,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $13k cash bonus
    $13k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $115,000
    per year
    A Sr. Software Engineer reported making $115,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $8k cash bonus
    $10k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $138,176
    per year
    A Senior Software Engineer reported making $138,176 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $130,000
    per year
    A Senior Software Engineer reported making $130,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $70k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
    $122,000
    per year
    A Senior Software Engineer reported making $122,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    501 to 1000 employees
    Company - Private
    $115,000
    per year
    A Senior Software Engineer reported making $115,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $130,000
    per year
    A Senior Software Engineer reported making $130,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1 to 50 employees
    Company - Private
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