Principal Salaries in San Francisco, CA Area

273 SalariesUpdated Nov 25, 2020

Average Base Pay
$132,320 / yr
24% above national average
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$29,227
Range$7,813 - $112,387

How much does a Principal make in San Francisco, CA?

The average salary for a Principal is $132,320 in San Francisco, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 273 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal employees in San Francisco, CA.

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Principal

Pacific Gas and Electric

$143,245/yr

Range: $119K - $170K

29 salaries

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$143,245/yr
$119K$170K

Principal

Boston Consulting Group

$232,506/yr

Range: $220K - $244K

15 salaries

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$232,506/yr
$220K$244K

Principal - Hourly

Infosys

$70/hr

Range: $69 - $81

11 salaries

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$70/hr
$69$81

Principal

Kearney

$218,481/yr

Range: $208K - $252K

10 salaries

See 208 salaries from all locations

$218,481/yr
$208K$252K

Principal

Mercer

$165,200/yr

Range: $142K - $208K

6 salaries

See 109 salaries from all locations

$165,200/yr
$142K$208K

Principal

Booz & Company

$250,313/yr

Range: $231K - $311K

6 salaries

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$250,313/yr
$231K$311K

Principal

San Francisco Unified School District

$113,855/yr

Range: $93K - $124K

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$113,855/yr
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Principal

EY-Parthenon

$159,942/yr

Range: $146K - $214K

5 salaries

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$159,942/yr
$146K$214K

Principal

Barclays Global Investors

$190,099/yr

Range: $178K - $211K

4 salaries

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$190,099/yr
$178K$211K

Principal

Infosys

$155,398/yr

Range: $150K - $178K

3 salaries

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$155,398/yr
$150K$178K

Principal

Bain & Company

$234,714/yr

Range: $217K - $236K

3 salaries

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$234,714/yr
$217K$236K

Principal

Korn Ferry

$183,842/yr

Range: $164K - $185K

3 salaries

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$183,842/yr
$164K$185K

Principal

KKR

$162,213/yr

Range: $162K - $167K

3 salaries

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$162,213/yr
$162K$167K

Principal

Applied Predictive Technologies

$184,183/yr

Range: $174K - $186K

3 salaries

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$184,183/yr
$174K$186K

Principal

Bank of America

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$145K - $170K

2 salaries

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$145K - $170K
$145K$170K

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Capgemini

About
$219K - $308K

2 salaries

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$219K - $308K
$219K$308K

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Oliver Wyman

About
$233K - $254K

2 salaries

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$233K - $254K
$233K$254K

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Heidrick & Struggles

About
$148K - $278K

2 salaries

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$148K - $278K
$148K$278K

Principal

Hay Group

About
$161K - $173K

2 salaries

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$161K - $173K
$161K$173K

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SYPartners

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$210K - $265K

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$210K - $265K
$210K$265K
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Recent Salary Reports

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

$254,391
per year
A Principal reported making $254,391 per year
Additional Pay
$5 cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Public
$185,000
per year
A Principal reported making $185,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Private Practice / Firm
$135,000
per year
A Vice Principal reported making $135,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
School / School District
$100,000
per year
A Principal reported making $100,000 per year
Additional Pay
$100k commissions
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$150,000
per year
A Principal reported making $150,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$155,216
per year
A Principal reported making $155,216 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$175,838
per year
A Principal reported making $175,838 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$190,265
per year
A Principal reported making $190,265 per year
Additional Pay
$1 cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment