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Principal Engineer Salaries in San Jose, CA Area

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Average Base Pay
$151,316/yr
31% above national average
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$115K
Low
$151K
Average
$196K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$10,657
Range$2,188 - $32,135
How much does a Principal Engineer make in San Jose, CA?

The average salary for a Principal Engineer is $151,316 in San Jose, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 4,085 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Engineer employees in San Jose, CA.

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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    Synopsys
    $200,000/yr
    Range: $190K - $205K
    6 salaries
    $200,000/yr
    $190K$205K
    Intuit
    $201,092/yr
    Range: $160K - $258K
    5 salaries
    $201,092/yr
    $160K$258K
    QLogic
    $145,744/yr
    Range: $134K - $158K
    5 salaries
    $145,744/yr
    $134K$158K
    Pinnacle Systems
    $129,075/yr
    Range: $129K - $129K
    3 salaries
    $129,075/yr
    $129K$129K
    Symantec
    $148,998/yr
    Range: $140K - $157K
    2 salaries
    About
    $140K - $157K
    $140K$157K
    Alcatel-Lucent
    $158,750/yr
    Range: $142K - $174K
    2 salaries
    About
    $142K - $174K
    $142K$174K
    AREVA
    $142,141/yr
    Range: $136K - $146K
    2 salaries
    About
    $136K - $146K
    $136K$146K

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    Bytemobile
    $130,438/yr
    Range: $123K - $138K
    2 salaries
    About
    $123K - $138K
    $123K$138K
    Yahoo
    $121,920/yr
    Range: $116K - $126K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $116K - $126K
    $116K$126K
    Johnson & Johnson
    $152,839/yr
    Range: $147K - $159K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $147K - $159K
    $147K$159K
    AOL
    $104,878/yr
    Range: $101K - $109K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $101K - $109K
    $101K$109K
    Western Digital
    $105,982/yr
    Range: $101K - $109K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $101K - $109K
    $101K$109K
    Red Hat
    $190,000/yr
    Range: $184K - $198K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $184K - $198K
    $184K$198K
    Microsemi
    $184,897/yr
    Range: $176K - $192K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $176K - $192K
    $176K$192K
    Tintri
    $215,000/yr
    Range: $205K - $222K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $205K - $222K
    $205K$222K
    Mirantis
    $126,348/yr
    Range: $122K - $131K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $122K - $131K
    $122K$131K
    OpenTV
    $164,998/yr
    Range: $159K - $173K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $159K - $173K
    $159K$173K
    Quixey
    $175,000/yr
    Range: $168K - $181K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $168K - $181K
    $168K$181K
    Vernier Networks
    $156,687/yr
    Range: $150K - $162K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $150K - $162K
    $150K$162K
    Sicortex
    $134,708/yr
    Range: $128K - $140K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $128K - $140K
    $128K$140K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $203,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $203,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $31k cash bonus
    $175k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Public
    $145,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $145,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    51 to 200 employees
    Company - Private
    $180,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $180,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $60k cash bonus
    $60k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $150,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $150,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
    $263,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $263,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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