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Principal Software Engineer Salaries in San Francisco, CA Area

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29,572 SalariesUpdated May 23, 2014
Average Base Pay
$157,240/yr
16% above national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$119K
Low
$157K
Average
$196K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$12,354
Range$2,864 - $31,340
How much does a Principal Software Engineer make in San Francisco, CA?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $157,240 in San Francisco, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 29,572 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Engineer employees in San Francisco, CA.

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    Deem
    $148,314/yr
    Range: $137K - $165K
    6 salaries
    $148,314
    $137K$165K
    Nexant
    $139,684/yr
    Range: $126K - $154K
    2 salaries
    About
    $126K - $154K
    $126K$154K
    Oracle
    $157,526/yr
    Range: $151K - $163K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $151K - $163K
    $151K$163K
    EFI
    $146,618/yr
    Range: $142K - $155K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $142K - $155K
    $142K$155K
    Unwired Planet
    $131,670/yr
    Range: $125K - $138K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $125K - $138K
    $125K$138K
    Adchemy
    $193,787/yr
    Range: $186K - $204K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $186K - $204K
    $186K$204K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $171,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $171,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $140k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
    $175,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $175,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $10 cash bonus
    $2k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    1 to 50 employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $175,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $175,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    201 to 500 employees
    Company - Private
    $135,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $135,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $60k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    501 to 1000 employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $160,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $160,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $1k cash bonus
    $500 stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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