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Principal Software Engineer Salaries in San Jose, CA Area

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Average Base Pay
$173,129/yr
16% above national average
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$138K
Low
$173K
Average
$221K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$14,562
Range$3,580 - $35,493
How much does a Principal Software Engineer make in San Jose, CA?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $173,129 in San Jose, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 27,126 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Engineer employees in San Jose, CA.

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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
    Company
    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    High
    Symantec
    $142,668/yr
    Range: $108K - $176K
    163 salaries
    $142,668/yr
    $108K$176K
    EMC
    $136,553/yr
    Range: $104K - $170K
    93 salaries
    $136,553/yr
    $104K$170K
    Yahoo
    $160,908/yr
    Range: $137K - $200K
    82 salaries
    $160,908/yr
    $137K$200K
    Oracle
    $140,000/yr
    Range: $110K - $195K
    65 salaries
    $140,000/yr
    $110K$195K
    Broadcom
    $144,625/yr
    Range: $128K - $166K
    61 salaries
    $144,625/yr
    $128K$166K
    eBay
    $154,081/yr
    Range: $132K - $178K
    43 salaries
    $154,081/yr
    $132K$178K
    F5 Networks
    $182,179/yr
    Range: $145K - $202K
    22 salaries
    $182,179/yr
    $145K$202K

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    PayPal
    $155,026/yr
    Range: $134K - $235K
    19 salaries
    $155,026/yr
    $134K$235K
    Ericsson-Worldwide
    $190,000/yr
    Range: $157K - $208K
    19 salaries
    $190,000/yr
    $157K$208K
    Dell
    $151,200/yr
    Range: $120K - $190K
    18 salaries
    $151,200/yr
    $120K$190K
    Cadence Design Systems
    $140,000/yr
    Range: $127K - $155K
    16 salaries
    $140,000/yr
    $127K$155K
    Motorola Mobility
    $140,428/yr
    Range: $118K - $167K
    14 salaries
    $140,428/yr
    $118K$167K
    Veritas
    $132,000/yr
    Range: $125K - $175K
    14 salaries
    $132,000/yr
    $125K$175K
    Good Technology
    $162,560/yr
    Range: $120K - $205K
    11 salaries
    $162,560/yr
    $120K$205K
    Cisco Systems
    $195,000/yr
    Range: $168K - $204K
    10 salaries
    $195,000/yr
    $168K$204K
    Broadcom
    $143,815/yr
    Range: $133K - $160K
    10 salaries
    $143,815/yr
    $133K$160K
    Citrix
    $153,069/yr
    Range: $130K - $180K
    10 salaries
    $153,069/yr
    $130K$180K
    AOL
    $146,124/yr
    Range: $126K - $168K
    10 salaries
    $146,124/yr
    $126K$168K
    LinkedIn
    $167,009/yr
    Range: $154K - $177K
    10 salaries
    $167,009/yr
    $154K$177K
    Omnicell
    $125,389/yr
    Range: $120K - $196K
    10 salaries
    $125,389/yr
    $120K$196K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $131,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $131,000 per year
    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 - Public
    $170,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $170,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $10k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    501 to 1000 employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $170,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $170,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $13k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    201 to 500 employees
    Company - Private
    $198,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $198,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $30k cash bonus
    $10k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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