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Principal Software Engineer Salaries in San Francisco, CA Area

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Average Base Pay
$160,416/yr
18% above national average
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$123K
Low
$160K
Average
$202K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$12,542
Range$2,900 - $31,863
How much does a Principal Software Engineer make in San Francisco, CA?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $160,416 in San Francisco, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 25,351 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Engineer employees in San Francisco, CA.

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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
    Company
    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    High
    Oracle
    $126,348/yr
    Range: $97K - $175K
    121 salaries
    $126,348/yr
    $97K$175K
    EMC
    $138,745/yr
    Range: $118K - $153K
    41 salaries
    $138,745/yr
    $118K$153K
    Zynga
    $149,765/yr
    Range: $129K - $180K
    40 salaries
    $149,765/yr
    $129K$180K
    Symantec
    $144,662/yr
    Range: $121K - $165K
    32 salaries
    $144,662/yr
    $121K$165K
    Informatica
    $146,092/yr
    Range: $116K - $167K
    23 salaries
    $146,092/yr
    $116K$167K
    CA Technologies
    $133,718/yr
    Range: $110K - $163K
    18 salaries
    $133,718/yr
    $110K$163K
    Autodesk
    $142,000/yr
    Range: $130K - $160K
    18 salaries
    $142,000/yr
    $130K$160K

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    AppDynamics
    $158,500/yr
    Range: $130K - $203K
    16 salaries
    $158,500/yr
    $130K$203K
    E*TRADE Financial
    $134,130/yr
    Range: $110K - $160K
    15 salaries
    $134,130/yr
    $110K$160K
    Deem
    $145,000/yr
    Range: $137K - $170K
    15 salaries
    $145,000/yr
    $137K$170K
    Risk Management Solutions
    $134,061/yr
    Range: $122K - $147K
    13 salaries
    $134,061/yr
    $122K$147K
    Workday
    $163,780/yr
    Range: $145K - $179K
    12 salaries
    $163,780/yr
    $145K$179K
    Unwired Planet
    $146,448/yr
    Range: $136K - $156K
    12 salaries
    $146,448/yr
    $136K$156K
    LendingClub
    $169,000/yr
    Range: $137K - $185K
    11 salaries
    $169,000/yr
    $137K$185K
    Nisum
    $115,000/yr
    Range: $100K - $136K
    11 salaries
    $115,000/yr
    $100K$136K
    Salesforce
    $200,000/yr
    Range: $188K - $218K
    9 salaries
    $200,000/yr
    $188K$218K
    Calypso Technology
    $160,000/yr
    Range: $131K - $180K
    9 salaries
    $160,000/yr
    $131K$180K
    Walmart eCommerce
    $176,600/yr
    Range: $124K - $196K
    7 salaries
    $176,600/yr
    $124K$196K
    OpenTable
    $161,906/yr
    Range: $135K - $189K
    6 salaries
    $161,906/yr
    $135K$189K
    Splunk
    $186,500/yr
    Range: $142K - $200K
    6 salaries
    $186,500/yr
    $142K$200K

    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 reported making $160,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Private
    $156,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $156,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    1-2 years experience
    Full-time
     
    51 to 200 employees
    Company - Private
    $150,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $150,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Private
    $142,240
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $142,240 per year
    Additional Pay
    $20k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
    $215,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $215,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    51 to 200 employees
    Company - Private
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