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Principal Systems Engineer Salaries in San Jose, CA Area

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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
    $155,818/yr
    Range: $127K - $177K
    6 salaries
    $155,818/yr
    $127K$177K
    eBay
    $150,847/yr
    Range: $145K - $162K
    3 salaries
    $150,847/yr
    $145K$162K
    SSL
    $135,000/yr
    Range: $105K - $156K
    3 salaries
    $135,000/yr
    $105K$156K
    Applied Micro Circuits
    $137,997/yr
    Range: $136K - $138K
    3 salaries
    $137,997/yr
    $136K$138K
    Brocade
    $185,500/yr
    Range: $135K - $241K
    2 salaries
    About
    $135K - $241K
    $135K$241K
    Cypress Semiconductor
    $131,924/yr
    Range: $123K - $141K
    2 salaries
    About
    $123K - $141K
    $123K$141K
    Harris Stratex
    $175,103/yr
    Range: $169K - $184K
    2 salaries
    About
    $169K - $184K
    $169K$184K

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    Microsoft
    $162,988/yr
    Range: $156K - $169K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $156K - $169K
    $156K$169K
    Amazon
    $153,733/yr
    Range: $148K - $161K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $148K - $161K
    $148K$161K
    Oracle
    $138,000/yr
    Range: $131K - $143K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $131K - $143K
    $131K$143K
    Hewlett-Packard
    $132,712/yr
    Range: $127K - $139K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $127K - $139K
    $127K$139K
    EMC
    $140,000/yr
    Range: $134K - $146K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $134K - $146K
    $134K$146K
    Hewlett Packard Enterprise | HPE
    $178,000/yr
    Range: $170K - $185K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $170K - $185K
    $170K$185K
    Symantec
    $123,871/yr
    Range: $119K - $128K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $119K - $128K
    $119K$128K
    Abbott Labs
    $167,679/yr
    Range: $161K - $176K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $161K - $176K
    $161K$176K
    Harris
    $135,000/yr
    Range: $131K - $139K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $131K - $139K
    $131K$139K
    Western Digital
    $127,000/yr
    Range: $121K - $132K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $121K - $132K
    $121K$132K
    KLA-Tencor
    $164,492/yr
    Range: $158K - $169K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $158K - $169K
    $158K$169K
    ServiceNow
    $130,000/yr
    Range: $125K - $136K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $125K - $136K
    $125K$136K
    Aricent
    $110,397/yr
    Range: $106K - $115K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $106K - $115K
    $106K$115K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $130,000
    per year
    A Principal Systems Engineer reported making $130,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $26k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
    $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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