Principal Software Engineer Salaries in San Francisco, CA Area

1,469 SalariesUpdated May 5, 2021

Average Base Pay
$167,739 / yr
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$26,461
Range$6,103 - $114,727

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

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $167,739 in San Francisco, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 1,469 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Engineer employees in San Francisco, CA.

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Principal Software Engineer

Informatica

$165,880/yr

Range: $133K - $183K

311 salaries

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$165,880/yr
$133K$183K

Principal Software Engineer

Oracle

$146,420/yr

Range: $89K - $214K

208 salaries

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$146,420/yr
$89K$214K

Principal Software Engineer

Salesforce

$217,642/yr

Range: $162K - $284K

63 salaries

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$217,642/yr
$162K$284K

Principal Software Engineer

Zynga

$164,866/yr

Range: $142K - $200K

50 salaries

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$164,866/yr
$142K$200K

Principal Software Engineer

NortonLifeLock

$164,190/yr

Range: $147K - $196K

45 salaries

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$164,190/yr
$147K$196K

Principal Software Engineer

Autodesk

$158,918/yr

Range: $116K - $229K

44 salaries

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$158,918/yr
$116K$229K

Principal Software Engineer

EMC

$153,332/yr

Range: $135K - $167K

42 salaries

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$153,332/yr
$135K$167K

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Principal Software Engineer

Nisum

$126,292/yr

Range: $111K - $145K

36 salaries

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$126,292/yr
$111K$145K

Principal Software Engineer

Workday

$196,204/yr

Range: $152K - $250K

33 salaries

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$196,204/yr
$152K$250K

Principal Software Engineer

E*TRADE Financial

$155,228/yr

Range: $136K - $182K

27 salaries

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$155,228/yr
$136K$182K

Principal Software Engineer

Splunk

$207,322/yr

Range: $174K - $230K

22 salaries

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$207,322/yr
$174K$230K

Principal Software Engineer

ServiceNow

$174,273/yr

Range: $174K - $174K

20 salaries

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$174,273/yr
$174K$174K

Principal Software Engineer

LendingClub

$183,316/yr

Range: $147K - $196K

19 salaries

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$183,316/yr
$147K$196K

Principal Software Engineer

AppDynamics

$179,445/yr

Range: $140K - $223K

18 salaries

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$179,445/yr
$140K$223K

Principal Software Engineer

CA Technologies

$146,994/yr

Range: $128K - $178K

18 salaries

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$146,994/yr
$128K$178K

Principal Software Engineer

Risk Management Solutions

$148,079/yr

Range: $133K - $186K

17 salaries

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$148,079/yr
$133K$186K

Principal Software Engineer

Deem

$161,338/yr

Range: $149K - $187K

16 salaries

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$161,338/yr
$149K$187K

Principal Software Engineer

Gap

$189,644/yr

Range: $167K - $232K

12 salaries

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$189,644/yr
$167K$232K

Principal Software Engineer

Twilio

$231,701/yr

Range: $204K - $258K

12 salaries

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$231,701/yr
$204K$258K

Principal Software Engineer

Unwired Planet

$160,315/yr

Range: $152K - $169K

12 salaries

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$160,315/yr
$152K$169K

Recent Salary Reports

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

$230,000
per year
A Principal Software Engineer reported making $230,000 per year
Additional Pay
$80k cash bonus
$46k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$145,000
per year
A Principal Software Engineer reported making $145,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$175,000
per year
A Principal Software Engineer reported making $175,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$157,000
per year
A Principal Software Engineer reported making $157,000 per year
Additional Pay
$18k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$194,328
per year
A Principal Software Engineer reported making $194,328 per year
Additional Pay
$50k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$250,000
per year
A Principal Software Engineer reported making $250,000 per year
Additional Pay
$150k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$200,000
per year
A Principal Software Engineer reported making $200,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$183,000
per year
A Principal Software Engineer reported making $183,000 per year
Additional Pay
$30k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$160,000
per year
A Principal Software Engineer reported making $160,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$165,000
per year
A Principal Software Engineer reported making $165,000 per year
Additional Pay
$15k stock bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
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