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Principal Software Engineer Salaries in San Francisco, CA Area

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Average Base Pay
$157,240/yr
16% above national average
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$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

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$189,000
per year
A Principal Software Engineer reported making $189,000 per year
Additional Pay
$28k cash bonus
$28k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$150,000
per year
A Principal Software Engineer reported making $150,000 per year
Additional Pay
$8k cash bonus
$600 stock bonus
Job Highlights
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
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$144,000
per year
A Principal Software Engineer reported making $144,000 per year
Additional Pay
$14k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$139,000
per year
A Principal Software Engineer reported making $139,000 per year
Additional Pay
$12k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$180,000
per year
A Principal Software Engineer reported making $180,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$165,000
per year
A Principal Software Engineer reported making $165,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
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