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Principal Software Engineer Salaries in Los Angeles, CA

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13,531 SalariesUpdated Jul 1, 2016
Average Base Pay
$131,002/yr
4% below national average
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$98K
LOW
$131K
Average
$164K
HIGH

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$10,344
Range$2,353 - $26,892
How much does a Principal Software Engineer make in Los Angeles, CA?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $131,002 in Los Angeles, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 13,531 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Engineer employees in Los Angeles, CA.

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    Cornerstone OnDemand
    $139,770/yr
    Range: $127K - $150K
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    $127K - $150K
    $127K$150K
    eharmony
    $134,447/yr
    Range: $122K - $148K
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    $122K - $148K
    $122K$148K
    Symantec
    $145,498/yr
    Range: $141K - $152K
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    $141K - $152K
    $141K$152K
    Activision
    $169,613/yr
    Range: $163K - $179K
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    $163K - $179K
    $163K$179K
    TrueCar
    $177,215/yr
    Range: $171K - $183K
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    $171K - $183K
    $171K$183K
    Tradesy
    $151,290/yr
    Range: $145K - $157K
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    $145K - $157K
    $145K$157K
    Conversion Logic
    $150,212/yr
    Range: $144K - $155K
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    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $220,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $220,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $10k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $136,500
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $136,500 per year
    Additional Pay
    $15k cash bonus
    $20k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $115,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $115,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $129,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $129,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $85,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $85,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $4k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    Full-time
     
    501 to 1000 employees
    Company - Public
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