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Principal Software Engineer Salaries in San Jose, CA Area

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Average Base Pay
$146,805/yr
5% above national average
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$125K
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$147K
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$174K
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How much does a Principal Software Engineer make in San Jose, CA?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $146,805 in San Jose, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 1,107 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Engineer employees in San Jose, CA.

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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    Symantec
    $130,082/yr
    Range: $116K - $147K
    15 salaries
    $130,082
    $116K$147K
    Pivotal
    $165,344/yr
    Range: $137K - $200K
    5 salaries
    $165,344
    $137K$200K
    Omnicell
    $125,705/yr
    Range: $120K - $135K
    5 salaries
    $125,705
    $120K$135K
    Skype
    $182,296/yr
    Range: $171K - $199K
    3 salaries
    $182,296
    $171K$199K
    OS76
    $148,440/yr
    Range: $148K - $148K
    3 salaries
    $148,440
    $148K$148K
    AOL
    $136,965/yr
    Range: $101K - $175K
    2 salaries
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    $101K - $175K
    $101K$175K
    TIBCO Software
    $127,317/yr
    Range: $97K - $160K
    2 salaries
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    $97K - $160K
    $97K$160K

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    Houzz
    $139,413/yr
    Range: $133K - $143K
    2 salaries
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    $133K - $143K
    $133K$143K
    Mirantis
    $125,531/yr
    Range: $121K - $132K
    2 salaries
    About
    $121K - $132K
    $121K$132K
    Nebula
    $178,248/yr
    Range: $172K - $187K
    2 salaries
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    $172K - $187K
    $172K$187K
    Naan Studio
    $163,216/yr
    Range: $155K - $169K
    2 salaries
    About
    $155K - $169K
    $155K$169K
    Infosys
    $200,199/yr
    Range: $192K - $208K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $192K - $208K
    $192K$208K
    EMC
    $142,157/yr
    Range: $137K - $146K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $137K - $146K
    $137K$146K
    Salesforce
    $204,619/yr
    Range: $196K - $215K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $196K - $215K
    $196K$215K
    BNY Mellon
    $158,806/yr
    Range: $153K - $167K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $153K - $167K
    $153K$167K
    Intuit
    $168,361/yr
    Range: $161K - $176K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $161K - $176K
    $161K$176K
    Nokia
    $176,041/yr
    Range: $168K - $183K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $168K - $183K
    $168K$183K
    Red Hat
    $161,926/yr
    Range: $155K - $166K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $155K - $166K
    $155K$166K
    Samsung Electronics America
    $219,196/yr
    Range: $211K - $227K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $211K - $227K
    $211K$227K
    Medallia
    $225,689/yr
    Range: $219K - $235K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $219K - $235K
    $219K$235K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $130,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $130,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $134,450
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $134,450 per year
    Additional Pay
    $13k cash bonus
    $10k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    501 to 1000 employees
    Company - Public
    $135,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $135,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $12k cash bonus
    $10k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $140,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $140,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $15k cash bonus
    $10k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $155,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $155,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $16k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
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