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Principal Software Engineer Salaries in San Francisco, CA

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29,572 Salaries
Average Base Pay
$157,240/yr
16% above national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$119K
Low
$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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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
$185,000
per year
A Principal Software Engineer reported making $185,000 per year
Job Highlights
Full-time
201 to 500 employees
 
Company - Private
$147,000
per year
A Principal Software Engineer reported making $147,000 per year
Additional Pay
$22k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
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