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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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    Sonus Networks
    $131,115/yr
    Range: $126K - $136K
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    $126K - $136K
    $126K$136K
    Network Equipment Technologies
    $131,759/yr
    Range: $125K - $139K
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    $125K - $139K
    $125K$139K
    Cisco Systems
    $179,483/yr
    Range: $172K - $187K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $172K - $187K
    $172K$187K
    Mentor Graphics
    $203,188/yr
    Range: $194K - $212K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $194K - $212K
    $194K$212K
    eTouch Systems
    $101,631/yr
    Range: $98K - $105K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $98K - $105K
    $98K$105K
    Risk Management Solutions
    $147,422/yr
    Range: $142K - $155K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $142K - $155K
    $142K$155K
    Logitech
    $124,428/yr
    Range: $119K - $130K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $119K - $130K
    $119K$130K

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    EFI
    $95,122/yr
    Range: $91K - $99K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $91K - $99K
    $91K$99K
    Calypso Technology
    $130,126/yr
    Range: $125K - $136K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $125K - $136K
    $125K$136K
    AppDynamics
    $183,644/yr
    Range: $179K - $191K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $179K - $191K
    $179K$191K
    Xyratex
    $174,865/yr
    Range: $166K - $179K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $166K - $179K
    $166K$179K
    3PAR
    $156,997/yr
    Range: $150K - $166K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $150K - $166K
    $150K$166K
    OfferPal Media
    $148,776/yr
    Range: $143K - $155K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $143K - $155K
    $143K$155K
    FusionOne
    $148,041/yr
    Range: $143K - $154K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $143K - $154K
    $143K$154K
    eTouch Systems
    $94,492/yr
    Range: $91K - $99K
    2 salaries
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    $91K - $99K
    $91K$99K
    Motorola Mobility
    $143,677/yr
    Range: $137K - $151K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $137K - $151K
    $137K$151K
    F5 Networks
    $204,255/yr
    Range: $197K - $213K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $197K - $213K
    $197K$213K
    Logitech
    $173,681/yr
    Range: $167K - $181K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $167K - $181K
    $167K$181K
    Network Equipment Technologies
    $137,763/yr
    Range: $130K - $142K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $130K - $142K
    $130K$142K
    Network Equipment Technologies
    $128,608/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.

    $165,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $165,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $5k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    501 to 1000 employees
    Company - Public
    $190,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $190,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $20k profit sharing
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Private
    $130,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $130,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $15k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
    $171,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $171,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $140k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
    $175,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $175,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $10 cash bonus
    $2k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    1 to 50 employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
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