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Principal Software Engineer Salaries in California

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Average Base Pay
$135,895/yr
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$98K
Low
$136K
Average
$184K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$10,586
Range$2,361 - $27,444
How much does a Principal Software Engineer make?

The national average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $135,895 in United States. Filter by location to see Principal Software Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 196,696 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Engineer employees.

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      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
      Company
      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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      Symantec
      $150,077/yr
      Range: $110K - $184K
      255 salaries
      $150,077/yr
      $110K$184K
      Oracle
      $141,637/yr
      Range: $101K - $203K
      236 salaries
      $141,637/yr
      $101K$203K
      EMC
      $147,188/yr
      Range: $111K - $181K
      143 salaries
      $147,188/yr
      $111K$181K
      Broadcom
      $148,677/yr
      Range: $123K - $179K
      99 salaries
      $148,677/yr
      $123K$179K
      Yahoo
      $173,411/yr
      Range: $144K - $216K
      89 salaries
      $173,411/yr
      $144K$216K
      eBay
      $166,209/yr
      Range: $154K - $188K
      45 salaries
      $166,209/yr
      $154K$188K
      Zynga
      $160,185/yr
      Range: $137K - $192K
      40 salaries
      $160,185/yr
      $137K$192K

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      CA Technologies
      $144,914/yr
      Range: $124K - $173K
      29 salaries
      $144,914/yr
      $124K$173K
      Dell Technologies
      $156,574/yr
      Range: $130K - $177K
      26 salaries
      $156,574/yr
      $130K$177K
      F5 Networks
      $197,270/yr
      Range: $156K - $222K
      25 salaries
      $197,270/yr
      $156K$222K
      BAE Systems USA
      $133,088/yr
      Range: $111K - $167K
      23 salaries
      $133,088/yr
      $111K$167K
      Informatica
      $147,369/yr
      Range: $124K - $174K
      23 salaries
      $147,369/yr
      $124K$174K
      Intuit
      $189,576/yr
      Range: $162K - $210K
      22 salaries
      $189,576/yr
      $162K$210K
      PayPal
      $165,263/yr
      Range: $145K - $253K
      20 salaries
      $165,263/yr
      $145K$253K
      Ericsson-Worldwide
      $196,012/yr
      Range: $167K - $218K
      20 salaries
      $196,012/yr
      $167K$218K
      Cadence Design Systems
      $149,509/yr
      Range: $136K - $166K
      19 salaries
      $149,509/yr
      $136K$166K
      Raytheon
      $134,514/yr
      Range: $123K - $165K
      18 salaries
      $134,514/yr
      $123K$165K
      Motorola Mobility
      $147,125/yr
      Range: $125K - $177K
      18 salaries
      $147,125/yr
      $125K$177K
      Autodesk
      $146,346/yr
      Range: $133K - $165K
      18 salaries
      $146,346/yr
      $133K$165K
      Veritas
      $139,214/yr
      Range: $120K - $189K
      18 salaries
      $139,214/yr
      $120K$189K
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