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Principal Engineer Salaries in San Jose, CA Area

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Average Base Pay
$144,400/yr
33% above national average
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$111K
Low
$144K
Average
$185K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$10,299
Range$2,128 - $30,946
How much does a Principal Engineer make in San Jose, CA?

The average salary for a Principal Engineer is $144,400 in San Jose, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 5,333 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal 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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    Intel Corporation
    $193,195/yr
    Range: $159K - $230K
    19 salaries
    $193,195/yr
    $159K$230K
    NVIDIA
    $227,500/yr
    Range: $180K - $244K
    12 salaries
    $227,500/yr
    $180K$244K
    Oracle
    $139,000/yr
    Range: $132K - $195K
    10 salaries
    $139,000/yr
    $132K$195K
    Broadcom
    $149,765/yr
    Range: $132K - $172K
    8 salaries
    $149,765/yr
    $132K$172K
    Huawei Technologies
    $202,027/yr
    Range: $170K - $207K
    5 salaries
    $202,027/yr
    $170K$207K
    Qualcomm
    $187,813/yr
    Range: $181K - $200K
    4 salaries
    $187,813/yr
    $181K$200K
    Palo Alto Networks
    $154,999/yr
    Range: $132K - $165K
    4 salaries
    $154,999/yr
    $132K$165K

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    EMC
    $140,249/yr
    Range: $103K - $154K
    3 salaries
    $140,249/yr
    $103K$154K
    National Semiconductor
    $162,251/yr
    Range: $149K - $165K
    3 salaries
    $162,251/yr
    $149K$165K
    Tellabs
    $156,882/yr
    Range: $155K - $195K
    3 salaries
    $156,882/yr
    $155K$195K
    Futurewei Technologies
    $207,000/yr
    Range: $190K - $210K
    3 salaries
    $207,000/yr
    $190K$210K
    OASYS DESIGN SYSTEMS
    $157,934/yr
    Range: $127K - $158K
    3 salaries
    $157,934/yr
    $127K$158K
    Yahoo
    $149,406/yr
    Range: $124K - $174K
    2 salaries
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    $124K - $174K
    $124K$174K
    Ericsson-Worldwide
    $173,750/yr
    Range: $165K - $184K
    2 salaries
    About
    $165K - $184K
    $165K$184K
    Chegg
    $186,201/yr
    Range: $175K - $197K
    2 salaries
    About
    $175K - $197K
    $175K$197K
    Infoblox
    $141,218/yr
    Range: $128K - $154K
    2 salaries
    About
    $128K - $154K
    $128K$154K
    Gigamon
    $178,500/yr
    Range: $162K - $193K
    2 salaries
    About
    $162K - $193K
    $162K$193K
    Amlogic
    $133,650/yr
    Range: $130K - $138K
    2 salaries
    About
    $130K - $138K
    $130K$138K
    Augusta Technology USA
    $128,540/yr
    Range: $122K - $137K
    2 salaries
    About
    $122K - $137K
    $122K$137K
    Apple
    $156,971/yr
    Range: $151K - $162K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $151K - $162K
    $151K$162K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $205,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $205,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $31k cash bonus
    $44k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Public
    $190,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $190,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $30k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $10,900
    monthly
    A Principal Engineer reported making $10,900 per month
    Job Highlights
    1-2 years experience
    Full-time
     
    501 to 1000 employees
    Company - Public
    $140,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $140,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $15k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    1-2 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $196,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $196,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    201 to 500 employees
    Company - Private
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