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Principal Software Engineer Salaries in San Francisco, CA

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29,572 SalariesUpdated Feb 19, 2018
Average Base Pay
$157,240/yr
16% above national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$119K
Low
$157K
Average
$196K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$12,354
Range$2,864 - $31,340
How much does a Principal Software Engineer make in San Francisco, CA?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $157,240 in San Francisco, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 29,572 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Engineer employees in San Francisco, CA.

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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
    Company
    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    High
    Oracle
    $126,162/yr
    Range: $97K - $170K
    112 salaries
    $126,162
    $97K$170K
    EMC
    $137,451/yr
    Range: $118K - $153K
    40 salaries
    $137,451
    $118K$153K
    Zynga
    $153,120/yr
    Range: $129K - $180K
    39 salaries
    $153,120
    $129K$180K
    Symantec
    $141,737/yr
    Range: $121K - $155K
    30 salaries
    $141,737
    $121K$155K
    Informatica
    $143,393/yr
    Range: $116K - $167K
    21 salaries
    $143,393
    $116K$167K
    CA Technologies
    $132,797/yr
    Range: $110K - $163K
    17 salaries
    $132,797
    $110K$163K
    E*TRADE Financial
    $133,500/yr
    Range: $110K - $160K
    15 salaries
    $133,500
    $110K$160K

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    Deem
    $148,965/yr
    Range: $137K - $170K
    15 salaries
    $148,965
    $137K$170K
    AppDynamics
    $159,802/yr
    Range: $130K - $203K
    14 salaries
    $159,802
    $130K$203K
    Risk Management Solutions
    $135,112/yr
    Range: $122K - $147K
    12 salaries
    $135,112
    $122K$147K
    Unwired Planet
    $145,534/yr
    Range: $136K - $156K
    12 salaries
    $145,534
    $136K$156K
    Nisum
    $114,738/yr
    Range: $100K - $136K
    11 salaries
    $114,738
    $100K$136K
    Autodesk
    $140,504/yr
    Range: $130K - $159K
    10 salaries
    $140,504
    $130K$159K
    Workday
    $153,042/yr
    Range: $114K - $179K
    9 salaries
    $153,042
    $114K$179K
    Calypso Technology
    $160,134/yr
    Range: $131K - $180K
    9 salaries
    $160,134
    $131K$180K
    LendingClub
    $158,147/yr
    Range: $125K - $179K
    8 salaries
    $158,147
    $125K$179K
    Salesforce
    $197,714/yr
    Range: $188K - $210K
    7 salaries
    $197,714
    $188K$210K
    Walmart eCommerce
    $168,141/yr
    Range: $124K - $196K
    7 salaries
    $168,141
    $124K$196K
    Splunk
    $185,286/yr
    Range: $142K - $208K
    7 salaries
    $185,286
    $142K$208K
    Project Partners
    $135,089/yr
    Range: $115K - $155K
    6 salaries
    $135,089
    $115K$155K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $140,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $140,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    51 to 200 employees
    Company - Private
    $140,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $140,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $4 cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $160,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $160,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $10k cash bonus
    $15k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $190,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $190,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $36k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $185,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $185,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    Full-time
    201 to 500 employees
     
    Company - Private
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