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

Senior Principal Software Engineer Salaries in San Jose, CA

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39,086 Salaries
Average Base Pay
$147,321/yr
17% above national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$117K
Low
$147K
Average
$181K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$12,702
Range$3,395 - $30,758
How much does a Senior Principal Software Engineer make in San Jose, CA?

The average salary for a Senior Principal Software Engineer is $147,321 in San Jose, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 39,086 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Principal Software Engineer employees in San Jose, CA.

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    Average Base Salary in (USD)
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    $146,384/yr
    $116K$160K
    $182,717/yr
    $160K$200K
    $169,922/yr
    $165K$180K
    $163,843/yr
    $130K$205K
    $121,300/yr
    $108K$132K
    Oracle Engineering Group
    $157,389/yr
    2 salaries
    $157,389/yr
    $138K$177K
    $178,712/yr
    $172K$188K

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    E*TRADE Financial
    $131,288/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $131,288/yr
    $127K$136K
    Nimble Storage
    $185,310/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $185,310/yr
    $178K$191K
    $172,607/yr
    $165K$179K
    CipherCloud
    $150,556/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $150,556/yr
    $143K$156K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $210,000
    per year
    A Sr. Software Engineer reported making $210,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    501 to 1000 employees
    Company - Public
    $157,000
    per year
    A Senior Software Engineer reported making $157,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $10k cash bonus
    $15k profit sharing
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1 to 50 employees
    Company - Private
    $120,000
    per year
    A Senior Software Engineer reported making $120,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $140,000
    per year
    A Senior Software Engineer reported making $140,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $40k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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