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Principal Software Development Engineer Salaries in San Jose, CA Area

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Average Base Pay
$186,420/yr
10% above national average
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$157K
Low
$186K
Average
$218K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$17,245
Range$6,298 - $43,093
How much does a Principal Software Development Engineer make in San Jose, CA?

The average salary for a Principal Software Development Engineer is $186,420 in San Jose, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 2,253 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Development Engineer employees in San Jose, CA.

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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    Broadcom
    $176,166/yr
    Range: $139K - $200K
    18 salaries
    $176,166/yr
    $139K$200K
    Broadcom
    $147,117/yr
    Range: $128K - $163K
    18 salaries
    $147,117/yr
    $128K$163K
    Microsoft
    $179,337/yr
    Range: $155K - $201K
    15 salaries
    $179,337/yr
    $155K$201K
    $166,000/yr
    $154K$173K
    Citrix
    $160,041/yr
    Range: $153K - $164K
    4 salaries
    $160,041/yr
    $153K$164K
    $125,000/yr
    $110K$145K
    $163,000/yr
    $153K$167K

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    Fortinet
    $87,451/yr
    Range: $87K - $147K
    3 salaries
    $87,451/yr
    $87K$147K
    Verizon
    $167,885/yr
    Range: $143K - $192K
    2 salaries
    About
    $143K - $192K
    $143K$192K
    About
    $146K - $179K
    $146K$179K
    Amazon Lab126
    $177,577/yr
    Range: $164K - $192K
    2 salaries
    About
    $164K - $192K
    $164K$192K
    Amazon
    $181,716/yr
    Range: $173K - $187K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $173K - $187K
    $173K$187K
    Capital One
    $159,410/yr
    Range: $152K - $167K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $152K - $167K
    $152K$167K
    Nokia
    $197,923/yr
    Range: $189K - $205K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $189K - $205K
    $189K$205K
    Alcatel-Lucent
    $183,487/yr
    Range: $177K - $191K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $177K - $191K
    $177K$191K
    Lenovo
    $150,000/yr
    Range: $143K - $156K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $143K - $156K
    $143K$156K
    Hitachi Data Systems
    $140,924/yr
    Range: $136K - $146K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $136K - $146K
    $136K$146K
    Blue Coat Systems
    $180,368/yr
    Range: $173K - $189K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $173K - $189K
    $173K$189K
    Nimble Storage
    $207,697/yr
    Range: $200K - $215K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $200K - $215K
    $200K$215K
    Elekta
    $201,585/yr
    Range: $194K - $209K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $194K - $209K
    $194K$209K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $156,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Development Engineer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $156,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    San Francisco, CA Area area
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $189,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Development Engineer in the Jacksonville, FL Area area reported making $189,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $20k cash bonus
    $20k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Jacksonville, FL Area area
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $150,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Development Engineer in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $150,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $20k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Washington, DC Area area
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $175,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Development Engineer in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $175,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Seattle, WA Area area
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $190,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Development Engineer in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $190,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $20k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Seattle, WA Area area
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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