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Principal Software Engineer Salaries in San Francisco, CA Area

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Average Base Pay
$157,240/yr
16% above national average
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$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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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    Sonus Networks
    $131,536/yr
    Range: $130K - $140K
    3 salaries
    $131,536/yr
    $130K$140K
    Network Equipment Technologies
    $131,433/yr
    Range: $126K - $137K
    2 salaries
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    $126K - $137K
    $126K$137K
    Cisco Systems
    $180,000/yr
    Range: $172K - $187K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $172K - $187K
    $172K$187K
    Mentor Graphics
    $203,000/yr
    Range: $193K - $212K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $193K - $212K
    $193K$212K
    eTouch Systems
    $101,600/yr
    Range: $97K - $105K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $97K - $105K
    $97K$105K
    Risk Management Solutions
    $147,405/yr
    Range: $140K - $152K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $140K - $152K
    $140K$152K
    Logitech
    $124,672/yr
    Range: $120K - $129K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $120K - $129K
    $120K$129K

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    EFI
    $95,000/yr
    Range: $91K - $99K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $91K - $99K
    $91K$99K
    Calypso Technology
    $130,888/yr
    Range: $126K - $137K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $126K - $137K
    $126K$137K
    AppDynamics
    $185,000/yr
    Range: $178K - $191K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $178K - $191K
    $178K$191K
    Xyratex
    $173,728/yr
    Range: $167K - $182K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $167K - $182K
    $167K$182K
    3PAR
    $157,934/yr
    Range: $152K - $163K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $152K - $163K
    $152K$163K
    OfferPal Media
    $149,037/yr
    Range: $142K - $156K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $142K - $156K
    $142K$156K
    FusionOne
    $148,374/yr
    Range: $141K - $154K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $141K - $154K
    $141K$154K
    eTouch Systems
    $94,761/yr
    Range: $91K - $99K
    2 salaries
    About
    $91K - $99K
    $91K$99K
    Motorola Mobility
    $143,809/yr
    Range: $138K - $150K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $138K - $150K
    $138K$150K
    F5 Networks
    $205,000/yr
    Range: $196K - $213K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $196K - $213K
    $196K$213K
    Logitech
    $173,941/yr
    Range: $167K - $179K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $167K - $179K
    $167K$179K
    Network Equipment Technologies
    $136,622/yr
    Range: $132K - $143K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $132K - $143K
    $132K$143K
    Network Equipment Technologies
    $129,071/yr
    Range: $125K - $134K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $125K - $134K
    $125K$134K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $218,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $218,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $42k cash bonus
    $70k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $189,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $189,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $14k cash bonus
    $30k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $145,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $145,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $50k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
    $120,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $120,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $170,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $170,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $1 cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    51 to 200 employees
    Company - Public
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