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Senior Principal Software Engineer Salaries in San Diego, CA Area

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Average Base Pay
$119,024/yr
8% below national average
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$92K
Low
$119K
Average
$151K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$9,530
Range$2,240 - $24,786
How much does a Senior Principal Software Engineer make in San Diego, CA?

The average salary for a Senior Principal Software Engineer is $119,024 in San Diego, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 6,393 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Principal Software Engineer employees in San Diego, CA.

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    CareFusion
    $134,243/yr
    Range: $134K - $168K
    4 salaries
    $134,243/yr
    $134K$168K
    Raytheon
    $167,983/yr
    Range: $145K - $171K
    3 salaries
    $167,983/yr
    $145K$171K
    Cubic
    $162,893/yr
    Range: $133K - $168K
    3 salaries
    $162,893/yr
    $133K$168K
    Northrop Grumman
    $156,118/yr
    Range: $146K - $168K
    2 salaries
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    $146K - $168K
    $146K$168K
    BAE Systems USA
    $168,324/yr
    Range: $156K - $181K
    2 salaries
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    $156K - $181K
    $156K$181K
    Motorola Mobility
    $105,146/yr
    Range: $94K - $116K
    2 salaries
    About
    $94K - $116K
    $94K$116K
    BAE Systems USA
    $133,036/yr
    Range: $128K - $139K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $128K - $139K
    $128K$139K

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    Broadcom
    $182,983/yr
    Range: $176K - $189K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $176K - $189K
    $176K$189K
    CA Technologies
    $137,198/yr
    Range: $133K - $141K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $133K - $141K
    $133K$141K
    BD
    $151,875/yr
    Range: $145K - $159K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $145K - $159K
    $145K$159K
    Tyco
    $147,726/yr
    Range: $142K - $152K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $142K - $152K
    $142K$152K
    BAE Systems Applied Intelligence
    $136,391/yr
    Range: $131K - $141K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $131K - $141K
    $131K$141K
    Trade Service Company
    $102,826/yr
    Range: $99K - $107K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $99K - $107K
    $99K$107K
    Oracle
    $123,816/yr
    Range: $118K - $129K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $118K - $129K
    $118K$129K
    BD
    $127,126/yr
    Range: $123K - $131K
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    $123K - $131K
    $123K$131K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $111,989
    per year
    A Senior Software Engineer reported making $111,989 per year
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Public
    $125,678
    per year
    A Senior Software Engineer reported making $125,678 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Private
    $119,080
    per year
    A Senior Software Engineer reported making $119,080 per year
    Additional Pay
    $10k cash bonus
    $15k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    1-2 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $138,500
    per year
    A Senior Software Engineer reported making $138,500 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    501 to 1000 employees
    Company - Private
    $135,000
    per year
    A Senior Software Engineer reported making $135,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $2k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
    $115,205
    per year
    A Senior Software Engineer reported making $115,205 per year
    Additional Pay
    $5k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    1-2 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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