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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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    Informatica
    $152,387/yr
    Range: $129K - $156K
    4 salaries
    $152,387/yr
    $129K$156K
    Unwired Planet
    $152,433/yr
    Range: $142K - $157K
    4 salaries
    $152,433/yr
    $142K$157K
    CA Technologies
    $131,612/yr
    Range: $115K - $141K
    3 salaries
    $131,612/yr
    $115K$141K
    Ask Media Group
    $177,500/yr
    Range: $164K - $192K
    2 salaries
    About
    $164K - $192K
    $164K$192K
    SafeNet
    $134,664/yr
    Range: $128K - $142K
    2 salaries
    About
    $128K - $142K
    $128K$142K
    Red Hat
    $154,556/yr
    Range: $148K - $161K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $148K - $161K
    $148K$161K
    Support.com
    $139,341/yr
    Range: $133K - $144K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $133K - $144K
    $133K$144K

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    ARRIS
    $142,668/yr
    Range: $137K - $149K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $137K - $149K
    $137K$149K
    Itron
    $114,964/yr
    Range: $111K - $121K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $111K - $121K
    $111K$121K
    Pandora Media
    $190,000/yr
    Range: $181K - $198K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $181K - $198K
    $181K$198K
    RSA Security
    $160,000/yr
    Range: $154K - $167K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $154K - $167K
    $154K$167K
    AccessData
    $130,000/yr
    Range: $126K - $136K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $126K - $136K
    $126K$136K
    Reach Systems
    $113,186/yr
    Range: $108K - $118K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $108K - $118K
    $108K$118K
    Microsoft
    $208,000/yr
    Range: $199K - $216K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $199K - $216K
    $199K$216K
    Informatica
    $108,510/yr
    Range: $104K - $112K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $104K - $112K
    $104K$112K

    Recent Salary Reports

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    $160,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $160,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $169,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $169,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $14k cash bonus
    $15k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $160,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $160,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $16k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Private
    $150,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $150,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $150,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $150,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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