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Principal Software Engineer Salaries in San Francisco, CA

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28,891 Salaries
Average Base Pay
$160,686/yr
14% above national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$123K
Low
$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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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
$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
$139,000
per year
A Principal Software Engineer reported making $139,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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