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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
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$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: $125K - $138K
    2 salaries
    About
    $125K - $138K
    $125K$138K
    Cisco Systems
    $180,000/yr
    Range: $173K - $187K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $173K - $187K
    $173K$187K
    Mentor Graphics
    $203,000/yr
    Range: $193K - $210K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $193K - $210K
    $193K$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: $143K - $153K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $143K - $153K
    $143K$153K
    Logitech
    $124,672/yr
    Range: $119K - $130K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $119K - $130K
    $119K$130K

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    EFI
    $95,000/yr
    Range: $92K - $100K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $92K - $100K
    $92K$100K
    Calypso Technology
    $130,888/yr
    Range: $127K - $137K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $127K - $137K
    $127K$137K
    AppDynamics
    $185,000/yr
    Range: $176K - $191K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $176K - $191K
    $176K$191K
    Tenable
    $150,000/yr
    Range: $144K - $157K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $144K - $157K
    $144K$157K
    Xyratex
    $173,728/yr
    Range: $167K - $179K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $167K - $179K
    $167K$179K
    3PAR
    $157,934/yr
    Range: $151K - $165K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $151K - $165K
    $151K$165K
    OfferPal Media
    $149,037/yr
    Range: $142K - $155K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $142K - $155K
    $142K$155K
    FusionOne
    $148,374/yr
    Range: $142K - $154K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $142K - $154K
    $142K$154K
    eTouch Systems
    $94,761/yr
    Range: $91K - $98K
    2 salaries
    About
    $91K - $98K
    $91K$98K
    Motorola Mobility
    $143,809/yr
    Range: $138K - $149K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $138K - $149K
    $138K$149K
    F5 Networks
    $205,000/yr
    Range: $198K - $215K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $198K - $215K
    $198K$215K
    Logitech
    $173,941/yr
    Range: $168K - $180K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $168K - $180K
    $168K$180K
    Network Equipment Technologies
    $129,071/yr
    Range: $124K - $134K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $124K - $134K
    $124K$134K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $185,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $185,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $30k cash bonus
    $110k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Public
    $187,500
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $187,500 per year
    Additional Pay
    $32k cash bonus
    $25k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Public
    $180,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $180,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $181,500
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $181,500 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Public
    $190,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $190,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    201 to 500 employees
    Company - Private
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