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Principal Engineer Salaries in San Francisco, CA Area

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Average Base Pay
$134,367/yr
23% above national average
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$103K
Low
$134K
Average
$177K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$9,103
Range$1,865 - $27,303
How much does a Principal Engineer make in San Francisco, CA?

The average salary for a Principal Engineer is $134,367 in San Francisco, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 3,333 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Engineer employees in San Francisco, CA.

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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
    Company
    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    Western Digital
    $102,139/yr
    Range: $89K - $136K
    15 salaries
    $102,139/yr
    $89K$136K
    Cordis
    $144,374/yr
    Range: $137K - $155K
    3 salaries
    $144,374/yr
    $137K$155K
    Quantenna Communications
    $162,560/yr
    Range: $163K - $168K
    3 salaries
    $162,560/yr
    $163K$168K
    U4EA Technologies
    $151,503/yr
    Range: $147K - $153K
    3 salaries
    $151,503/yr
    $147K$153K
    Stryker
    $121,686/yr
    Range: $118K - $127K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $118K - $127K
    $118K$127K
    Boston Scientific
    $140,000/yr
    Range: $135K - $146K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $135K - $146K
    $135K$146K
    Western Digital
    $33/hr
    Range: $32 - $34
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $32 - $34
    hourly
    $32$34

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    Seagate Technology
    $122,124/yr
    Range: $117K - $126K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $117K - $126K
    $117K$126K
    HARMAN
    $145,142/yr
    Range: $139K - $152K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $139K - $152K
    $139K$152K
    Mentor Graphics
    $184,720/yr
    Range: $177K - $191K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $177K - $191K
    $177K$191K
    Silicon Graphics International
    $163,340/yr
    Range: $156K - $169K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $156K - $169K
    $156K$169K
    Ikanos
    $154,081/yr
    Range: $149K - $159K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $149K - $159K
    $149K$159K
    Confluent Medical Technologies
    $169,707/yr
    Range: $162K - $176K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $162K - $176K
    $162K$176K
    Western Digital
    $115,365/yr
    Range: $104K - $140K
    27 salaries
    $115,365/yr
    $104K$140K
    Western Digital
    $122,825/yr
    Range: $92K - $143K
    5 salaries
    $122,825/yr
    $92K$143K
    Sonus Networks
    $131,536/yr
    Range: $130K - $140K
    3 salaries
    $131,536/yr
    $130K$140K
    Stryker
    $125,050/yr
    Range: $114K - $138K
    2 salaries
    About
    $114K - $138K
    $114K$138K
    Western Digital
    $111,152/yr
    Range: $103K - $122K
    2 salaries
    About
    $103K - $122K
    $103K$122K
    eTouch Systems
    $94,761/yr
    Range: $91K - $98K
    2 salaries
    About
    $91K - $98K
    $91K$98K
    Soraa
    $204,228/yr
    Range: $195K - $217K
    2 salaries
    About
    $195K - $217K
    $195K$217K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $150,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $150,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1 to 50 employees
    Company - Private
    $120,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $120,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $122,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $122,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    1-2 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $185,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $185,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $62k cash bonus
    $40k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $110,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $110,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Private
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