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Principal Software Engineer Salaries in San Francisco, CA

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29,572 SalariesUpdated Jan 22, 2018
Average Base Pay
$157,240/yr
16% above national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$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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    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
    $134,868/yr
    Range: $129K - $141K
    2 salaries
    About
    $129K - $141K
    $129K$141K
    Red Hat
    $155,134/yr
    Range: $150K - $161K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $150K - $161K
    $150K$161K
    Support.com
    $139,901/yr
    Range: $133K - $144K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $133K - $144K
    $133K$144K
    ARRIS
    $142,658/yr
    Range: $137K - $147K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $137K - $147K
    $137K$147K

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    Itron
    $114,773/yr
    Range: $110K - $120K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $110K - $120K
    $110K$120K
    RSA Security
    $160,605/yr
    Range: $153K - $167K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $153K - $167K
    $153K$167K
    Pandora Media
    $190,793/yr
    Range: $181K - $196K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $181K - $196K
    $181K$196K
    AccessData
    $130,553/yr
    Range: $124K - $134K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $124K - $134K
    $124K$134K
    Ask Media Group
    $183,916/yr
    Range: $178K - $191K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $178K - $191K
    $178K$191K
    Reach Systems
    $113,069/yr
    Range: $109K - $117K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $109K - $117K
    $109K$117K
    Microsoft
    $207,936/yr
    Range: $201K - $215K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $201K - $215K
    $201K$215K
    Informatica
    $108,499/yr
    Range: $103K - $114K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $103K - $114K
    $103K$114K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $98,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $98,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    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
     
    51 to 200 employees
    Company - Private
    $140,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $140,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $4 cash 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
    $10k cash bonus
    $15k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $190,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $190,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $36k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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