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Principal Software Engineer Salaries in San Francisco, CA Area

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Average Base Pay
$172,221/yr
15% above national average
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$132K
Low
$172K
Average
$220K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$13,236
Range$3,033 - $33,821
How much does a Principal Software Engineer make in San Francisco, CA?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $172,221 in San Francisco, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 23,680 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: $124K - $137K
    2 salaries
    About
    $124K - $137K
    $124K$137K
    Cisco Systems
    $180,000/yr
    Range: $172K - $186K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $172K - $186K
    $172K$186K
    CA Technologies
    $150,000/yr
    Range: $143K - $156K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $143K - $156K
    $143K$156K
    Mentor Graphics
    $203,000/yr
    Range: $196K - $210K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $196K - $210K
    $196K$210K
    eTouch Systems
    $101,600/yr
    Range: $97K - $106K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $97K - $106K
    $97K$106K
    Risk Management Solutions
    $147,405/yr
    Range: $141K - $153K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $141K - $153K
    $141K$153K

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    Logitech
    $124,672/yr
    Range: $119K - $131K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $119K - $131K
    $119K$131K
    EFI
    $95,000/yr
    Range: $91K - $98K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $91K - $98K
    $91K$98K
    Calypso Technology
    $130,888/yr
    Range: $127K - $136K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $127K - $136K
    $127K$136K
    AppDynamics
    $185,000/yr
    Range: $179K - $192K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $179K - $192K
    $179K$192K
    Tenable
    $150,000/yr
    Range: $144K - $155K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $144K - $155K
    $144K$155K
    Xyratex
    $173,728/yr
    Range: $167K - $181K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $167K - $181K
    $167K$181K
    3PAR
    $157,934/yr
    Range: $151K - $163K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $151K - $163K
    $151K$163K
    OfferPal Media
    $149,037/yr
    Range: $143K - $154K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $143K - $154K
    $143K$154K
    FusionOne
    $148,374/yr
    Range: $143K - $155K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $143K - $155K
    $143K$155K
    eTouch Systems
    $94,761/yr
    Range: $91K - $99K
    2 salaries
    About
    $91K - $99K
    $91K$99K
    Motorola Mobility
    $143,809/yr
    Range: $139K - $150K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $139K - $150K
    $139K$150K
    F5 Networks
    $205,000/yr
    Range: $195K - $212K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $195K - $212K
    $195K$212K
    Logitech
    $173,941/yr
    Range: $167K - $180K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $167K - $180K
    $167K$180K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $166,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $166,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    51 to 200 employees
    Company - Private
    $145,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $145,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $15k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $212,750
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $212,750 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    501 to 1000 employees
    Company - Private
    $205,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $205,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    201 to 500 employees
    Company - Private
    $148,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $148,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $17k cash bonus
    $14k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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