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Senior Principal Software Engineer Salaries in San Jose, CA

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39,680 SalariesUpdated Sep 23, 2017
Average Base Pay
$142,793/yr
18% above national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$112K
Low
$143K
Average
$178K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$12,415
Range$3,329 - $30,000
How much does a Senior Principal Software Engineer make in San Jose, CA?

The average salary for a Senior Principal Software Engineer is $142,793 in San Jose, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 39,680 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Principal Software Engineer employees in San Jose, CA.

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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    Cadence Design Systems
    $146,384/yr
    Range: $116K - $160K
    8 salaries
    $146,384
    $116K$160K
    F5 Networks
    $182,717/yr
    Range: $160K - $200K
    6 salaries
    $182,717
    $160K$200K
    Broadcom
    $169,922/yr
    Range: $165K - $180K
    5 salaries
    $169,922
    $165K$180K
    Oracle
    $163,843/yr
    Range: $130K - $205K
    4 salaries
    $163,843
    $130K$205K
    Western Digital
    $121,300/yr
    Range: $108K - $132K
    3 salaries
    $121,300
    $108K$132K
    Oracle Engineering Group
    $157,232/yr
    Range: $141K - $177K
    2 salaries
    About
    $141K - $177K
    $141K$177K
    Dell
    $180,626/yr
    Range: $172K - $187K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $172K - $187K
    $172K$187K

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    E*TRADE Financial
    $130,806/yr
    Range: $125K - $137K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $125K - $137K
    $125K$137K
    Nimble Storage
    $184,221/yr
    Range: $178K - $193K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $178K - $193K
    $178K$193K
    xAd
    $173,040/yr
    Range: $165K - $179K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $165K - $179K
    $165K$179K
    CipherCloud
    $149,510/yr
    Range: $145K - $155K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $145K - $155K
    $145K$155K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $165,000
    per year
    A Senior Software Engineer reported making $165,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $16k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
    $190,000
    per year
    A Senior Software Engineer reported making $190,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $40k cash bonus
    $150k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $150,000
    per year
    A Senior Software Engineer reported making $150,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $20k cash bonus
    $2k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $178,000
    per year
    A Senior Software Engineer reported making $178,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $20k cash bonus
    $100k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $102,000
    per year
    A Senior Software Engineer reported making $102,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $10k cash bonus
    $15k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    1-2 years experience
    Full-time
     
    501 to 1000 employees
    Company - Public
    $150,000
    per year
    A Senior Software Engineer reported making $150,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $20k cash bonus
    $15k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $138,500
    per year
    A Senior Software Engineer reported making $138,500 per year
    Additional Pay
    $19k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $170,000
    per year
    A Senior Software Engineer reported making $170,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $156,000
    per year
    A Senior Software Engineer reported making $156,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $23k cash bonus
    $35k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
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