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Principal Software Engineer Salaries in San Jose, CA

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39,680 SalariesUpdated Nov 9, 2017
Average Base Pay
$155,780/yr
15% above national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$123K
Low
$156K
Average
$194K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$13,436
Range$3,343 - $32,470
How much does a Principal Software Engineer make in San Jose, CA?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $155,780 in San Jose, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 39,680 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Engineer employees in San Jose, CA.

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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
    Company
    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
    $138,067/yr
    Range: $101K - $175K
    2 salaries
    About
    $101K - $175K
    $101K$175K
    TIBCO Software
    $128,230/yr
    Range: $96K - $159K
    2 salaries
    About
    $96K - $159K
    $96K$159K

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    Houzz
    $138,477/yr
    Range: $134K - $145K
    2 salaries
    About
    $134K - $145K
    $134K$145K
    Mirantis
    $126,404/yr
    Range: $122K - $131K
    2 salaries
    About
    $122K - $131K
    $122K$131K
    Nebula
    $178,852/yr
    Range: $172K - $188K
    2 salaries
    About
    $172K - $188K
    $172K$188K
    Naan Studio
    $162,725/yr
    Range: $157K - $168K
    2 salaries
    About
    $157K - $168K
    $157K$168K
    Infosys
    $200,011/yr
    Range: $192K - $207K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $192K - $207K
    $192K$207K
    EMC
    $142,207/yr
    Range: $136K - $146K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $136K - $146K
    $136K$146K
    Salesforce
    $204,558/yr
    Range: $198K - $213K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $198K - $213K
    $198K$213K
    Intuit
    $168,280/yr
    Range: $161K - $176K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $161K - $176K
    $161K$176K
    Nokia
    $176,827/yr
    Range: $170K - $184K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $170K - $184K
    $170K$184K
    Red Hat
    $160,689/yr
    Range: $155K - $167K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $155K - $167K
    $155K$167K
    Samsung Electronics America
    $217,045/yr
    Range: $208K - $227K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $208K - $227K
    $208K$227K
    Medallia
    $226,582/yr
    Range: $217K - $236K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $217K - $236K
    $217K$236K
    SAP Ariba
    $180,083/yr
    Range: $172K - $186K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $172K - $186K
    $172K$186K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $137,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $137,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $172,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $172,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $25k cash bonus
    $40k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
    $140,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $140,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $28k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    1-2 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $183,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $183,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $50k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $156,500
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $156,500 per year
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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