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Senior Principal Software Engineer Salaries in San Jose, CA Area

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39,680 SalariesUpdated Apr 15, 2018
Average Base Pay
$142,793/yr
18% above national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$112K
Low
$143K
Average
$178K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$12,415
Range$3,329 - $30,000
How much does a Senior Principal Software Engineer make in San Jose, CA?

The average salary for a Senior Principal Software Engineer is $142,793 in San Jose, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 39,680 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Principal Software Engineer employees in San Jose, CA.

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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    Cadence Design Systems
    $146,384/yr
    Range: $116K - $160K
    8 salaries
    $146,384
    $116K$160K
    F5 Networks
    $182,717/yr
    Range: $160K - $200K
    6 salaries
    $182,717
    $160K$200K
    Oracle
    $159,475/yr
    Range: $130K - $205K
    5 salaries
    $159,475
    $130K$205K
    Broadcom
    $169,922/yr
    Range: $165K - $180K
    5 salaries
    $169,922
    $165K$180K
    Western Digital
    $121,300/yr
    Range: $108K - $132K
    3 salaries
    $121,300
    $108K$132K
    Dell
    $168,714/yr
    Range: $149K - $186K
    2 salaries
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    $149K - $186K
    $149K$186K
    Oracle Engineering Group
    $157,710/yr
    Range: $140K - $175K
    2 salaries
    About
    $140K - $175K
    $140K$175K

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    Symantec
    $160,785/yr
    Range: $155K - $167K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $155K - $167K
    $155K$167K
    E*TRADE Financial
    $131,932/yr
    Range: $125K - $136K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $125K - $136K
    $125K$136K
    Nimble Storage
    $186,050/yr
    Range: $177K - $191K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $177K - $191K
    $177K$191K
    xAd
    $172,284/yr
    Range: $167K - $179K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $167K - $179K
    $167K$179K
    CipherCloud
    $150,913/yr
    Range: $143K - $157K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $143K - $157K
    $143K$157K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $172,000
    per year
    A Senior Software Engineer reported making $172,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $39k cash bonus
    $300k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $135,000
    per year
    A Senior Software Engineer reported making $135,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
    $189,000
    per year
    A Senior Software Engineer reported making $189,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $15k cash bonus
    $80k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $160,000
    per year
    A Senior Software Engineer reported making $160,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $16k cash bonus
    $7k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    501 to 1000 employees
    Company - Public
    $170,000
    per year
    A Senior Software Engineer reported making $170,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $20k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $135,000
    per year
    A Senior Software Engineer reported making $135,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    201 to 500 employees
    Company - Private
    $130,000
    per year
    A Senior Software Engineer reported making $130,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $140,000
    per year
    A Senior Software Engineer reported making $140,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $14k cash bonus
    $10k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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