Principal Engineer Salaries in San Jose, CA Area

2,745 SalariesUpdated Jan 22, 2021

Average Base Pay
$144,155 / yr
26% above national average
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$10,287
Range$2,126 - $30,904

How much does a Principal Engineer make in San Jose, CA?

The average salary for a Principal Engineer is $144,155 in San Jose, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 2,745 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Engineer employees in San Jose, CA.

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Principal Engineer

Intel Corporation

$208,587/yr

Range: $192K - $248K

23 salaries

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$208,587/yr
$192K$248K

Principal Engineer

NVIDIA

$243,179/yr

Range: $195K - $272K

15 salaries

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$243,179/yr
$195K$272K

Principal Engineer

Oracle

$148,774/yr

Range: $132K - $207K

12 salaries

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$148,774/yr
$132K$207K

Principal Engineer

Futurewei Technologies

$199,564/yr

Range: $175K - $227K

10 salaries

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$199,564/yr
$175K$227K

Principal Engineer

Broadcom

$165,216/yr

Range: $150K - $182K

9 salaries

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$165,216/yr
$150K$182K

Principal Engineer

Qualcomm

$216,348/yr

Range: $196K - $223K

7 salaries

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$216,348/yr
$196K$223K

Principal Engineer

Palo Alto Networks

$178,631/yr

Range: $145K - $217K

7 salaries

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$178,631/yr
$145K$217K

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Principal Engineer

Huawei Technologies

$217,277/yr

Range: $185K - $232K

6 salaries

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$217,277/yr
$185K$232K

Principal Engineer

Test and Verification Solutions

$136,371/yr

Range: $136K - $149K

5 salaries

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$136,371/yr
$136K$149K

Principal Engineer

Tellabs

$171,626/yr

Range: $167K - $210K

4 salaries

See 7 salaries from all locations

$171,626/yr
$167K$210K

Principal Engineer

EMC

$151,756/yr

Range: $109K - $160K

3 salaries

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$151,756/yr
$109K$160K

Principal Engineer

Ericsson-Worldwide

$185,657/yr

Range: $182K - $194K

3 salaries

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$185,657/yr
$182K$194K

Principal Engineer

National Semiconductor

$172,331/yr

Range: $161K - $179K

3 salaries

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$172,331/yr
$161K$179K

Principal Engineer

Gigamon

$198,719/yr

Range: $181K - $202K

3 salaries

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$198,719/yr
$181K$202K

Principal Engineer

OASYS DESIGN SYSTEMS

$171,352/yr

Range: $138K - $171K

3 salaries

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$171,352/yr
$138K$171K

Principal Engineer

Dell Technologies

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$147K - $177K

2 salaries

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$147K - $177K
$147K$177K
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$132K - $187K
$132K$187K

Principal Engineer

Abbott

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$154K - $180K

2 salaries

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$154K - $180K
$154K$180K
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$245K - $263K
$245K$263K

Principal Engineer

Citrix

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$161K - $205K

2 salaries

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$161K - $205K
$161K$205K
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