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Principal Software Architect Salaries in San Jose, CA Area

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402 SalariesUpdated Jul 6, 2014
Average Base Pay
$172,016/yr
20% above national average
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$135K
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$213K
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$16,890
Range$4,909 - $43,713
How much does a Principal Software Architect make in San Jose, CA?

The average salary for a Principal Software Architect is $172,016 in San Jose, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 402 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Architect employees in San Jose, CA.

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    Citrix
    $192,416/yr
    Range: $185K - $200K
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    $185K - $200K
    $185K$200K
    SuperSecret
    $171,673/yr
    Range: $166K - $178K
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    $166K - $178K
    $166K$178K
    Yahoo
    $164,837/yr
    Range: $158K - $172K
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    $158K - $172K
    $158K$172K
    NVIDIA
    $254,483/yr
    Range: $241K - $262K
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    $241K - $262K
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    Alibaba Group
    $102,937/yr
    Range: $100K - $107K
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    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $125,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Architect in the Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area reported making $125,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $18k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $130,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Architect in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $130,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $13k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    San Francisco, CA Area area
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
    $200,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Architect in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $200,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $50k cash bonus
    $80k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    San Diego, CA Area area
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
    $210,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Architect in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $210,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $32k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    San Francisco, CA Area area
    Full-time
     
    51 to 200 employees
    Company - Private
    $160,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Architect in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $160,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $10k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Seattle, WA Area area
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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