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Principal Engineer Salaries in San Jose, CA

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5,273 Salaries
Average Base Pay
$151,372/yr
32% above national average
$117KAverage$195K
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How much does a Principal Engineer make in San Jose, CA?

The average salary for a Principal Engineer is $151,372 in San Jose, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 5,273 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Engineer employees in San Jose, CA.

Salaries by Company

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Intel Corporation
$192,987/yr
17 salaries
$192,987/yr
$159K$220K
$217,114/yr
$180K$244K
$151,895/yr
$132K$195K
$151,883/yr
$132K$172K
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    Huawei Technologies
    $191,268/yr
    5 salaries
    $191,268/yr
    $170K$207K
    Palo Alto Networks
    $151,750/yr
    4 salaries
    $151,750/yr
    $132K$165K
    $185,685/yr
    $181K$192K

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    $132,519/yr
    $103K$154K
    National Semiconductor
    $158,762/yr
    3 salaries
    $158,762/yr
    $149K$165K
    $168,784/yr
    $155K$195K
    Futurewei Technologies
    $202,174/yr
    3 salaries
    $202,174/yr
    $190K$210K
    OASYS DESIGN SYSTEMS
    $147,609/yr
    3 salaries
    $147,609/yr
    $127K$158K
    $151,107/yr
    $125K$175K
    Ericsson-Worldwide
    $174,430/yr
    2 salaries
    $174,430/yr
    $164K$184K
    $186,478/yr
    $175K$195K
    $142,157/yr
    $128K$154K
    $179,334/yr
    $164K$195K
    $133,244/yr
    $128K$138K
    $128,233/yr
    $122K$136K
    Apple
    $157,474/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $157,474/yr
    $152K$165K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $246,500
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $246,500 per year
    Additional Pay
    $180k cash bonus
    $120k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $160,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $160,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $40k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $200,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $200,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $60k cash bonus
    $60k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $230,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $230,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $20k cash bonus
    $15k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $160,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $160,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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