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Principal Software Engineer Salaries in San Diego, CA Area

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Average Base Pay
$131,601/yr
3% below national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$102K
Low
$132K
Average
$166K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$10,242
Range$2,319 - $26,199
How much does a Principal Software Engineer make in San Diego, CA?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $131,601 in San Diego, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 6,393 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Engineer employees in San Diego, CA.

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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
    Company
    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    BAE Systems USA
    $132,906/yr
    Range: $111K - $175K
    20 salaries
    $132,906/yr
    $111K$175K
    Broadcom
    $145,980/yr
    Range: $106K - $192K
    16 salaries
    $145,980/yr
    $106K$192K
    CareFusion
    $118,807/yr
    Range: $102K - $167K
    13 salaries
    $118,807/yr
    $102K$167K
    Qualcomm
    $185,500/yr
    Range: $181K - $202K
    10 salaries
    $185,500/yr
    $181K$202K
    Intuit
    $187,862/yr
    Range: $171K - $210K
    7 salaries
    $187,862/yr
    $171K$210K
    BD
    $125,787/yr
    Range: $105K - $153K
    7 salaries
    $125,787/yr
    $105K$153K
    Inseego
    $147,550/yr
    Range: $126K - $153K
    7 salaries
    $147,550/yr
    $126K$153K

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    Hospira
    $130,783/yr
    Range: $131K - $144K
    6 salaries
    $130,783/yr
    $131K$144K
    Oracle
    $133,981/yr
    Range: $132K - $161K
    5 salaries
    $133,981/yr
    $132K$161K
    Cubic
    $141,954/yr
    Range: $128K - $159K
    5 salaries
    $141,954/yr
    $128K$159K
    Websense
    $137,882/yr
    Range: $97K - $166K
    4 salaries
    $137,882/yr
    $97K$166K
    Teleca
    $129,000/yr
    Range: $102K - $147K
    4 salaries
    $129,000/yr
    $102K$147K
    Cardinal Health
    $144,955/yr
    Range: $114K - $149K
    3 salaries
    $144,955/yr
    $114K$149K
    Mitchell International
    $143,301/yr
    Range: $134K - $150K
    3 salaries
    $143,301/yr
    $134K$150K
    Hughes Systique
    $90,440/yr
    Range: $90K - $90K
    3 salaries
    $90,440/yr
    $90K$90K
    Raytheon
    $132,172/yr
    Range: $118K - $146K
    2 salaries
    About
    $118K - $146K
    $118K$146K
    Yahoo
    $168,321/yr
    Range: $154K - $183K
    2 salaries
    About
    $154K - $183K
    $154K$183K
    Motorola Mobility
    $126,426/yr
    Range: $121K - $132K
    2 salaries
    About
    $121K - $132K
    $121K$132K
    Engility
    $126,788/yr
    Range: $92K - $163K
    2 salaries
    About
    $92K - $163K
    $92K$163K
    CareFusion
    $118,828/yr
    Range: $111K - $126K
    2 salaries
    About
    $111K - $126K
    $111K$126K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $149,500
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $149,500 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $164,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $164,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $140,028
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $140,028 per year
    Additional Pay
    $20k cash bonus
    $10k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Private
    $170,034
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $170,034 per year
    Additional Pay
    $20k cash bonus
    $80k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1 to 50 employees
    Company - Private
    $127,025
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $127,025 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
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