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Principal Software Engineer Salaries in Sacramento, CA Area

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Average Base Pay
$125,170/yr
8% below national average
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$94K
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$125K
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$159K
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$9,922
Range$2,248 - $25,645
How much does a Principal Software Engineer make in Sacramento, CA?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $125,170 in Sacramento, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 999 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Engineer employees in Sacramento, CA.

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    RSI
    $119,879/yr
    Range: $93K - $149K
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    $93K - $149K
    $93K$149K
    Intel Corporation
    $178,600/yr
    Range: $171K - $186K
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    $171K - $186K
    $171K$186K
    Symantec
    $141,411/yr
    Range: $136K - $147K
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    $136K - $147K
    $136K$147K
    Pearson
    $148,245/yr
    Range: $143K - $154K
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    $143K - $154K
    $143K$154K
    Micron Technology
    $189,411/yr
    Range: $181K - $199K
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    $181K - $199K
    $181K$199K
    Avago Technologies
    $180,200/yr
    Range: $175K - $188K
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    $175K - $188K
    $175K$188K
    Matson
    $141,956/yr
    Range: $136K - $146K
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    Volcano Corporation
    $135,671/yr
    Range: $131K - $140K
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    Verifone
    $109,866/yr
    Range: $104K - $115K
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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.

    $160,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $160,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Los Angeles, CA Area area
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Private
    $189,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $189,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Seattle, WA Area area
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $199,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $199,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    San Francisco, CA Area area
    Full-time
     
    1 to 50 employees
    Company - Private
    $100,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $100,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Houston, TX Area area
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
    $143,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $143,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    San Francisco, CA Area area
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Private
    $132,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $132,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $8k cash bonus
    $5k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Austin, TX Area area
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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