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Principal Engineer Salaries in San Jose, CA Area

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Average Base Pay
$151,316/yr
31% above national average
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$115K
Low
$151K
Average
$196K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$10,657
Range$2,188 - $32,135
How much does a Principal Engineer make in San Jose, CA?

The average salary for a Principal Engineer is $151,316 in San Jose, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 4,085 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
    $191,598/yr
    Range: $159K - $230K
    20 salaries
    $191,598/yr
    $159K$230K
    NVIDIA
    $230,000/yr
    Range: $180K - $256K
    14 salaries
    $230,000/yr
    $180K$256K
    Oracle
    $138,000/yr
    Range: $124K - $195K
    11 salaries
    $138,000/yr
    $124K$195K
    Broadcom
    $149,765/yr
    Range: $132K - $172K
    8 salaries
    $149,765/yr
    $132K$172K
    Qualcomm
    $192,423/yr
    Range: $181K - $215K
    5 salaries
    $192,423/yr
    $181K$215K
    Huawei Technologies
    $202,027/yr
    Range: $170K - $207K
    5 salaries
    $202,027/yr
    $170K$207K
    Palo Alto Networks
    $164,998/yr
    Range: $132K - $210K
    5 salaries
    $164,998/yr
    $132K$210K

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    EMC
    $140,249/yr
    Range: $103K - $154K
    3 salaries
    $140,249/yr
    $103K$154K
    Ericsson-Worldwide
    $176,500/yr
    Range: $171K - $180K
    3 salaries
    $176,500/yr
    $171K$180K
    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: $125K - $174K
    2 salaries
    About
    $125K - $174K
    $125K$174K
    Chegg
    $186,201/yr
    Range: $176K - $197K
    2 salaries
    About
    $176K - $197K
    $176K$197K
    Infoblox
    $141,218/yr
    Range: $129K - $154K
    2 salaries
    About
    $129K - $154K
    $129K$154K
    Gigamon
    $178,500/yr
    Range: $164K - $195K
    2 salaries
    About
    $164K - $195K
    $164K$195K
    MACOM
    $152,500/yr
    Range: $126K - $180K
    2 salaries
    About
    $126K - $180K
    $126K$180K
    Inphi
    $155,000/yr
    Range: $145K - $166K
    2 salaries
    About
    $145K - $166K
    $145K$166K
    Varex Imaging
    $142,000/yr
    Range: $120K - $168K
    2 salaries
    About
    $120K - $168K
    $120K$168K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $135,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $135,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $20k cash bonus
    $5k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    1-2 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $121,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $121,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $18k cash bonus
    $10k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $128,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $128,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $10k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $203,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $203,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $31k cash bonus
    $175k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Public
    $145,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $145,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    51 to 200 employees
    Company - Private
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