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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)
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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    Western Digital
    $106,059/yr
    Range: $89K - $136K
    15 salaries
    $106,059
    $89K$136K
    Cordis
    $145,312/yr
    Range: $137K - $155K
    3 salaries
    $145,312
    $137K$155K
    Quantenna Communications
    $164,253/yr
    Range: $163K - $168K
    3 salaries
    $164,253
    $163K$168K
    U4EA Technologies
    $150,378/yr
    Range: $147K - $153K
    3 salaries
    $150,378
    $147K$153K
    Stryker
    $120,525/yr
    Range: $118K - $127K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $118K - $127K
    $118K$127K
    Boston Scientific
    $138,949/yr
    Range: $136K - $147K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $136K - $147K
    $136K$147K
    Western Digital
    $33/hr
    Range: $31 - $34
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $31 - $34
    hourly
    $31$34

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    Seagate Technology
    $122,044/yr
    Range: $118K - $128K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $118K - $128K
    $118K$128K
    Mentor Graphics
    $184,814/yr
    Range: $176K - $193K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $176K - $193K
    $176K$193K
    HARMAN
    $145,097/yr
    Range: $140K - $152K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $140K - $152K
    $140K$152K
    Silicon Graphics International
    $163,335/yr
    Range: $158K - $171K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $158K - $171K
    $158K$171K
    Ikanos
    $154,862/yr
    Range: $147K - $161K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $147K - $161K
    $147K$161K
    Confluent Medical Technologies
    $170,695/yr
    Range: $164K - $176K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $164K - $176K
    $164K$176K
    Western Digital
    $118,231/yr
    Range: $104K - $140K
    27 salaries
    $118,231
    $104K$140K
    Western Digital
    $119,919/yr
    Range: $92K - $143K
    5 salaries
    $119,919
    $92K$143K
    Stryker
    $125,720/yr
    Range: $113K - $137K
    2 salaries
    About
    $113K - $137K
    $113K$137K
    Western Digital
    $111,820/yr
    Range: $103K - $121K
    2 salaries
    About
    $103K - $121K
    $103K$121K
    eTouch Systems
    $94,248/yr
    Range: $92K - $99K
    2 salaries
    About
    $92K - $99K
    $92K$99K
    Sonus Networks
    $130,159/yr
    Range: $124K - $138K
    2 salaries
    About
    $124K - $138K
    $124K$138K
    Soraa
    $205,030/yr
    Range: $192K - $217K
    2 salaries
    About
    $192K - $217K
    $192K$217K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $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
    $130,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $130,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $3k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $180,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $180,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $36k cash bonus
    $20k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $140,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $140,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $140,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $140,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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