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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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    Informatica
    $147,297/yr
    Range: $129K - $156K
    4 salaries
    $147,297
    $129K$156K
    Unwired Planet
    $151,062/yr
    Range: $142K - $157K
    4 salaries
    $151,062
    $142K$157K
    CA Technologies
    $129,448/yr
    Range: $115K - $141K
    3 salaries
    $129,448
    $115K$141K
    SafeNet
    $134,432/yr
    Range: $129K - $140K
    2 salaries
    About
    $129K - $140K
    $129K$140K
    Red Hat
    $154,690/yr
    Range: $150K - $161K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $150K - $161K
    $150K$161K
    Support.com
    $139,050/yr
    Range: $133K - $145K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $133K - $145K
    $133K$145K
    ARRIS
    $142,057/yr
    Range: $137K - $148K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $137K - $148K
    $137K$148K

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    Itron
    $114,504/yr
    Range: $110K - $121K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $110K - $121K
    $110K$121K
    Pandora Media
    $189,958/yr
    Range: $184K - $197K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $184K - $197K
    $184K$197K
    RSA Security
    $159,394/yr
    Range: $154K - $167K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $154K - $167K
    $154K$167K
    AccessData
    $130,549/yr
    Range: $125K - $135K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $125K - $135K
    $125K$135K
    Ask Media Group
    $184,496/yr
    Range: $179K - $193K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $179K - $193K
    $179K$193K
    Reach Systems
    $112,867/yr
    Range: $109K - $118K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $109K - $118K
    $109K$118K
    Microsoft
    $208,300/yr
    Range: $198K - $218K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $198K - $218K
    $198K$218K
    Informatica
    $107,935/yr
    Range: $104K - $112K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $104K - $112K
    $104K$112K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $189,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $189,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $28k cash bonus
    $28k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Public
    $150,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $150,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $8k cash bonus
    $600 stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
    $140,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $140,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Public
    $144,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $144,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $14k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
    $139,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $139,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $12k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
    $180,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $180,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    201 to 500 employees
    Company - Private
    $165,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $165,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    201 to 500 employees
    Company - Private
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