Salary: Principal Systems Engineer in San Jose, CA | Glassdoor

Principal Systems Engineer Salaries in San Jose, CA Area

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2,718 SalariesUpdated Apr 25, 2018
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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    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
    $188,400/yr
    Range: $134K - $241K
    2 salaries
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    $134K - $241K
    $134K$241K
    Cypress Semiconductor
    $131,720/yr
    Range: $123K - $142K
    2 salaries
    About
    $123K - $142K
    $123K$142K
    Harris Stratex
    $175,227/yr
    Range: $169K - $184K
    2 salaries
    About
    $169K - $184K
    $169K$184K

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    Microsoft
    $164,136/yr
    Range: $155K - $168K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $155K - $168K
    $155K$168K
    Amazon
    $154,224/yr
    Range: $148K - $160K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $148K - $160K
    $148K$160K
    Oracle
    $138,454/yr
    Range: $133K - $144K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $133K - $144K
    $133K$144K
    Hewlett-Packard
    $132,606/yr
    Range: $127K - $137K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $127K - $137K
    $127K$137K
    EMC
    $140,896/yr
    Range: $133K - $146K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $133K - $146K
    $133K$146K
    Hewlett Packard Enterprise | HPE
    $177,506/yr
    Range: $172K - $184K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $172K - $184K
    $172K$184K
    Symantec
    $124,057/yr
    Range: $118K - $128K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $118K - $128K
    $118K$128K
    Abbott Labs
    $167,882/yr
    Range: $160K - $174K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $160K - $174K
    $160K$174K
    Harris
    $135,751/yr
    Range: $131K - $140K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $131K - $140K
    $131K$140K
    Western Digital
    $127,970/yr
    Range: $122K - $132K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $122K - $132K
    $122K$132K
    KLA-Tencor
    $164,654/yr
    Range: $156K - $172K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $156K - $172K
    $156K$172K
    Aricent
    $110,261/yr
    Range: $105K - $115K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $105K - $115K
    $105K$115K
    Amazon Lab126
    $171,255/yr
    Range: $164K - $180K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $164K - $180K
    $164K$180K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $140,000
    per year
    A Principal Systems Engineer reported making $140,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Private
    $178,000
    per year
    A Principal Systems Engineer reported making $178,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $141,000
    per year
    A Principal Systems Engineer reported making $141,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $35k cash bonus
    $20k commissions
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
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