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Principal Software Architect Salaries in San Jose, CA

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402 SalariesUpdated Jul 6, 2014
Average Base Pay
$172,016/yr
20% above national average
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$135K
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$213K
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$16,890
Range$4,909 - $43,713
How much does a Principal Software Architect make in San Jose, CA?

The average salary for a Principal Software Architect is $172,016 in San Jose, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 402 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Architect employees in San Jose, CA.

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    Citrix
    $193,404/yr
    Range: $184K - $200K
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    $184K - $200K
    $184K$200K
    SuperSecret
    $170,682/yr
    Range: $166K - $178K
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    $166K - $178K
    $166K$178K
    Yahoo
    $165,240/yr
    Range: $158K - $171K
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    $158K - $171K
    $158K$171K
    NVIDIA
    $253,424/yr
    Range: $244K - $263K
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    $244K - $263K
    $244K$263K
    Alibaba Group
    $103,162/yr
    Range: $100K - $108K
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    $100K - $108K
    $100K$108K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $160,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Architect in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $160,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $10k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Seattle, WA Area area
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $207,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Architect in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area reported making $207,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $40k cash bonus
    $100k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $135,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Architect in the Omaha, NE Area area reported making $135,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $14k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Omaha, NE Area area
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Public
    $147,165
    per year
    A Principal Software Architect in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $147,165 per year
    Additional Pay
    $27k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    San Jose, CA Area area
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Public
    $112,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Architect in the Sarasota, FL Area area reported making $112,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $10k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Sarasota, FL Area area
    Full-time
     
    201 to 500 employees
    Company - Private
    $155,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Architect in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $155,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $15k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Los Angeles, CA Area area
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $150,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Architect in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $150,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    San Francisco, CA Area area
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $147,405
    per year
    A Principal Software Architect in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $147,405 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Los Angeles, CA Area area
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
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