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Principal Engineer Salaries in San Jose, CA Area

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Average Base Pay
$167,079/yr
31% above national average
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$133K
Low
$167K
Average
$210K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$11,462
Range$2,324 - $34,910
How much does a Principal Engineer make in San Jose, CA?

The average salary for a Principal Engineer is $167,079 in San Jose, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 3,911 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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    High
    Intel Corporation
    $193,195/yr
    Range: $159K - $230K
    19 salaries
    $193,195/yr
    $159K$230K
    NVIDIA
    $230,000/yr
    Range: $180K - $247K
    13 salaries
    $230,000/yr
    $180K$247K
    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
    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: $126K - $176K
    2 salaries
    About
    $126K - $176K
    $126K$176K
    Chegg
    $186,201/yr
    Range: $176K - $195K
    2 salaries
    About
    $176K - $195K
    $176K$195K
    Infoblox
    $141,218/yr
    Range: $130K - $155K
    2 salaries
    About
    $130K - $155K
    $130K$155K
    Gigamon
    $178,500/yr
    Range: $164K - $193K
    2 salaries
    About
    $164K - $193K
    $164K$193K
    Varex Imaging
    $142,000/yr
    Range: $120K - $167K
    2 salaries
    About
    $120K - $167K
    $120K$167K
    Amlogic
    $133,650/yr
    Range: $129K - $140K
    2 salaries
    About
    $129K - $140K
    $129K$140K
    Augusta Technology USA
    $128,540/yr
    Range: $121K - $136K
    2 salaries
    About
    $121K - $136K
    $121K$136K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $210,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $210,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $42k cash bonus
    $75k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
    $130,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $130,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $175,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $175,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Public
    $133,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $133,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $130,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $130,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $3k cash bonus
    $3k stock bonus
    $2k profit sharing
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
    1001 to 5000 employees
     
    Company - Public
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