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Principal Software Engineer Salaries in San Francisco, CA Area

29,716 Salaries

Average Base Pay
$148,633 / yr
23% above national average
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$11,851
Range$2,765 - $29,931

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

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $148,633 in San Francisco, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 29,716 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Engineer employees in San Francisco, CA.

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Principal Software Engineer

Oracle

$140,940/yr

Range: $86K - $185K

131 salaries

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$140,940/yr
$86K$185K

Principal Software Engineer

EMC

$149,226/yr

Range: $131K - $163K

41 salaries

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$149,226/yr
$131K$163K

Principal Software Engineer

Zynga

$160,881/yr

Range: $138K - $193K

41 salaries

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$160,881/yr
$138K$193K

Principal Software Engineer

NortonLifeLock

$153,994/yr

Range: $129K - $173K

33 salaries

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$153,994/yr
$129K$173K

Principal Software Engineer

Informatica

$147,948/yr

Range: $124K - $174K

23 salaries

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$147,948/yr
$124K$174K

Principal Software Engineer

Autodesk

$149,974/yr

Range: $133K - $172K

20 salaries

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$149,974/yr
$133K$172K

Principal Software Engineer

CA Technologies

$142,475/yr

Range: $118K - $173K

18 salaries

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$142,475/yr
$118K$173K

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Principal Software Engineer

E*TRADE Financial

$145,195/yr

Range: $131K - $167K

16 salaries

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$145,195/yr
$131K$167K

Principal Software Engineer

AppDynamics

$167,660/yr

Range: $136K - $217K

16 salaries

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$167,660/yr
$136K$217K

Principal Software Engineer

Workday

$173,754/yr

Range: $148K - $191K

15 salaries

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$173,754/yr
$148K$191K

Principal Software Engineer

Deem

$156,086/yr

Range: $125K - $195K

15 salaries

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$156,086/yr
$125K$195K

Principal Software Engineer

Risk Management Solutions

$143,882/yr

Range: $130K - $157K

14 salaries

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$143,882/yr
$130K$157K

Principal Software Engineer

Nisum

$120,512/yr

Range: $107K - $148K

14 salaries

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$120,512/yr
$107K$148K

Principal Software Engineer

Salesforce

$208,830/yr

Range: $181K - $223K

13 salaries

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$208,830/yr
$181K$223K

Principal Software Engineer

Unwired Planet

$156,132/yr

Range: $148K - $165K

12 salaries

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$156,132/yr
$148K$165K

Principal Software Engineer

LendingClub

$178,533/yr

Range: $143K - $188K

11 salaries

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$178,533/yr
$143K$188K

Principal Software Engineer

Calypso Technology

$171,097/yr

Range: $138K - $191K

9 salaries

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$171,097/yr
$138K$191K

Principal Software Engineer

Walmart eCommerce

$189,481/yr

Range: $132K - $212K

7 salaries

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$189,481/yr
$132K$212K

Principal Software Engineer

Splunk

$197,084/yr

Range: $148K - $209K

6 salaries

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$197,084/yr
$148K$209K

Principal Software Engineer

OpenTable

$168,617/yr

Range: $139K - $193K

6 salaries

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$168,617/yr
$139K$193K
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Recent Salary Reports

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$191,000
per year
A Principal Software Engineer reported making $191,000 per year
Additional Pay
$50 stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$162,500
per year
A Principal Software Engineer reported making $162,500 per year
Additional Pay
$8k cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$155,000
per year
A Principal Software Engineer reported making $155,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$140,771
per year
A Principal Software Engineer reported making $140,771 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$213,721
per year
A Principal Software Engineer reported making $213,721 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$176,320
per year
A Principal Software Engineer reported making $176,320 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
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