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Principal Software Engineer Salaries in San Diego, CA Area

7,474 SalariesUpdated Jan 25, 2021

Average Base Pay
$119,146 / yr
1% below national average
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$9,571
Range$2,191 - $24,298

How much does a Principal Software Engineer make in San Diego, CA?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $119,146 in San Diego, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 7,474 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Engineer employees in San Diego, CA.

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Principal Software Engineer

Qualcomm

$199,718/yr

Range: $171K - $222K

99 salaries

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$199,718/yr
$171K$222K

Principal Software Engineer

BAE Systems USA

$131,728/yr

Range: $113K - $178K

21 salaries

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$131,728/yr
$113K$178K

Principal Software Engineer

Intuit

$204,792/yr

Range: $173K - $213K

16 salaries

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$204,792/yr
$173K$213K

Principal Software Engineer

Broadcom

$150,720/yr

Range: $136K - $167K

16 salaries

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$150,720/yr
$136K$167K

Principal Software Engineer

BD

$125,151/yr

Range: $107K - $160K

14 salaries

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$125,151/yr
$107K$160K

Principal Software Engineer

CareFusion

$121,094/yr

Range: $104K - $170K

14 salaries

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$121,094/yr
$104K$170K

Principal Software Engineer

Forcepoint

$163,674/yr

Range: $98K - $185K

8 salaries

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$163,674/yr
$98K$185K

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Principal Software Engineer

Inseego

$149,782/yr

Range: $128K - $155K

7 salaries

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$149,782/yr
$128K$155K

Principal Software Engineer

Northrop Grumman

$112,607/yr

Range: $105K - $123K

6 salaries

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$112,607/yr
$105K$123K

Principal Software Engineer

Hospira

$132,762/yr

Range: $133K - $146K

6 salaries

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$132,762/yr
$133K$146K

Principal Software Engineer

Cubic

$146,643/yr

Range: $130K - $177K

6 salaries

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$146,643/yr
$130K$177K

Principal Software Engineer

Oracle

$135,183/yr

Range: $134K - $152K

4 salaries

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$135,183/yr
$134K$152K

Principal Software Engineer

Teleca

$130,951/yr

Range: $104K - $149K

4 salaries

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$130,951/yr
$104K$149K

Principal Software Engineer

Raytheon Technologies

$143,546/yr

Range: $125K - $154K

3 salaries

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$143,546/yr
$125K$154K

Principal Software Engineer

Cardinal Health

$147,148/yr

Range: $116K - $151K

3 salaries

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$147,148/yr
$116K$151K

Principal Software Engineer

Mitchell International

$145,469/yr

Range: $136K - $152K

3 salaries

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$145,469/yr
$136K$152K

Principal Software Engineer

Tandem Diabetes

$172,352/yr

Range: $166K - $180K

3 salaries

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$172,352/yr
$166K$180K

Principal Software Engineer

Hughes Systique

$91,809/yr

Range: $92K - $92K

3 salaries

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$91,809/yr
$92K$92K

Principal Software Engineer

Arris Global Services

$134,290/yr

Range: $129K - $144K

3 salaries

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$134,290/yr
$129K$144K

Principal Software Engineer

Hansen Technologies

$131,619/yr

Range: $125K - $132K

3 salaries

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$131,619/yr
$125K$132K
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