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Principal Systems Engineer Salaries in San Jose, CA

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2,718 SalariesUpdated Oct 16, 2017
Average Base Pay
$141,146/yr
19% above national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$113K
Low
$141K
Average
$191K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$9,477
Range$2,161 - $43,183
How much does a Principal Systems Engineer make in San Jose, CA?

The average salary for a Principal Systems Engineer is $141,146 in San Jose, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 2,718 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Systems Engineer employees in San Jose, CA.

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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    Broadcom
    $150,046/yr
    Range: $127K - $177K
    6 salaries
    $150,046
    $127K$177K
    eBay
    $152,702/yr
    Range: $145K - $162K
    3 salaries
    $152,702
    $145K$162K
    SSL
    $132,000/yr
    Range: $105K - $156K
    3 salaries
    $132,000
    $105K$156K
    Applied Micro Circuits
    $137,272/yr
    Range: $136K - $138K
    3 salaries
    $137,272
    $136K$138K
    Brocade
    $188,042/yr
    Range: $134K - $240K
    2 salaries
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    $134K - $240K
    $134K$240K
    Cypress Semiconductor
    $132,274/yr
    Range: $123K - $142K
    2 salaries
    About
    $123K - $142K
    $123K$142K
    Harris Stratex
    $176,408/yr
    Range: $168K - $182K
    2 salaries
    About
    $168K - $182K
    $168K$182K

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    Microsoft
    $162,422/yr
    Range: $155K - $169K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $155K - $169K
    $155K$169K
    Amazon
    $154,231/yr
    Range: $148K - $160K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $148K - $160K
    $148K$160K
    Oracle
    $137,505/yr
    Range: $133K - $143K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $133K - $143K
    $133K$143K
    Hewlett-Packard
    $133,714/yr
    Range: $128K - $138K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $128K - $138K
    $128K$138K
    Hewlett Packard Enterprise | HPE
    $177,276/yr
    Range: $171K - $187K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $171K - $187K
    $171K$187K
    Symantec
    $123,299/yr
    Range: $120K - $128K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $120K - $128K
    $120K$128K
    Abbott Labs
    $167,584/yr
    Range: $160K - $173K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $160K - $173K
    $160K$173K
    Harris
    $133,804/yr
    Range: $130K - $141K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $130K - $141K
    $130K$141K
    Western Digital
    $127,777/yr
    Range: $122K - $132K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $122K - $132K
    $122K$132K
    KLA-Tencor
    $164,237/yr
    Range: $159K - $171K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $159K - $171K
    $159K$171K
    Aricent
    $110,567/yr
    Range: $107K - $115K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $107K - $115K
    $107K$115K
    Amazon Lab126
    $170,800/yr
    Range: $164K - $178K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $164K - $178K
    $164K$178K
    Huawei Technologies
    $170,323/yr
    Range: $166K - $179K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $166K - $179K
    $166K$179K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $128,000
    per year
    A Principal Systems Engineer in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $128,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $2k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Los Angeles, CA Area area
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Public
    $130,000
    per year
    A Principal Systems Engineer in the Denver, CO Area area reported making $130,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Denver, CO Area area
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $145,000
    per year
    A Principal Systems Engineer in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $145,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $20k cash bonus
    $10k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Chicago, IL Area area
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
    $126,000
    per year
    A Principal Systems Engineer in the Tucson, AZ Area area reported making $126,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Tucson, AZ Area area
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $115,000
    per year
    A Principal Systems Engineer in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area reported making $115,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area
    Full-time
     
    201 to 500 employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
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