Salary: Principal Software Systems Engineer in San Francisco, CA | Glassdoor

Principal Software Systems Engineer Salaries in San Francisco, CA Area

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1,802 SalariesUpdated Sep 6, 2016
Average Base Pay
$138,053/yr
17% above national average
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$110K
Low
$186K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$9,106
Range$2,089 - $41,430
How much does a Principal Software Systems Engineer make in San Francisco, CA?

The average salary for a Principal Software Systems Engineer is $138,053 in San Francisco, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 1,802 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Systems Engineer employees in San Francisco, CA.

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    Verizon Wireless
    $153,538/yr
    Range: $147K - $159K
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    $162,744/yr
    Range: $156K - $168K
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    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $182,000
    per year
    A Principal Systems Engineer reported making $182,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    Full-time
     
    501 to 1000 employees
    Company - Public
    $116,000
    per year
    A Principal Systems Engineer reported making $116,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $7k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    1-2 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $167,000
    per year
    A Principal Systems Engineer reported making $167,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $5k cash bonus
    $35k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
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