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Principal Software Engineer Salaries in San Francisco, CA

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28,891 SalariesUpdated Sep 1, 2017
Average Base Pay
$160,686/yr
14% above national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$123K
Low
$161K
Average
$196K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$12,558
Range$2,903 - $31,907
How much does a Principal Software Engineer make in San Francisco, CA?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $160,686 in San Francisco, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 28,891 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Engineer employees in San Francisco, CA.

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    $147,297/yr
    $129K$156K
    $151,062/yr
    $142K$157K
    $129,448/yr
    $115K$141K
    $135,646/yr
    $129K$141K
    Red Hat
    $154,741/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $154,741/yr
    $150K$161K
    Support.com
    $138,493/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $138,493/yr
    $133K$146K
    ARRIS
    $143,173/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $143,173/yr
    $137K$148K

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    Itron
    $115,015/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $115,015/yr
    $110K$119K
    Pandora Media
    $188,619/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $188,619/yr
    $182K$196K
    AccessData
    $129,253/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $129,253/yr
    $125K$135K
    Ask Media Group
    $185,569/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $185,569/yr
    $179K$191K
    Reach Systems
    $113,015/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $113,015/yr
    $108K$117K
    $207,938/yr
    $201K$218K
    Informatica
    $107,911/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $107,911/yr
    $104K$113K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $207,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $207,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $15k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    201 to 500 employees
    Company - Public
    $155,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $155,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    51 to 200 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
    $185,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $185,000 per year
    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
    Additional Pay
    $60k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $203,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $203,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $40k cash bonus
    $25k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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