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

Principal Staff Software Engineer Salaries in San Francisco, CA Area

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29,572 SalariesUpdated Sep 22, 2013
Average Base Pay
$157,240/yr
16% above national average
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$119K
Low
$196K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$12,354
Range$2,864 - $31,340
How much does a Principal Staff Software Engineer make in San Francisco, CA?

The average salary for a Principal Staff Software Engineer is $157,240 in San Francisco, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 29,572 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Staff Software Engineer employees in San Francisco, CA.

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    Motorola Solutions
    $148,843/yr
    Range: $143K - $155K
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    $206,537/yr
    Range: $196K - $216K
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    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $135,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $135,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $60k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    501 to 1000 employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $160,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $160,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $1k cash bonus
    $500 stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $137,160
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $137,160 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Private
    $181,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $181,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $30k cash bonus
    $60k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Public
    $210,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $210,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    201 to 500 employees
    Company - Private
    $160,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $160,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $15k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    501 to 1000 employees
    Company - Private
    $170,333
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $170,333 per year
    Additional Pay
    $34k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Private
    $190,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $190,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $50k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    501 to 1000 employees
    Company - Private
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