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Principal Software Engineer Salaries in Los Angeles, CA Area

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13,531 SalariesUpdated Mar 23, 2018
Average Base Pay
$131,002/yr
4% below national average
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$98K
Low
$131K
Average
$164K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$10,344
Range$2,353 - $26,892
How much does a Principal Software Engineer make in Los Angeles, CA?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $131,002 in Los Angeles, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 13,531 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Engineer employees in Los Angeles, CA.

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    Cornerstone OnDemand
    $139,360/yr
    Range: $132K - $145K
    3 salaries
    $139,360
    $132K$145K
    eharmony
    $134,916/yr
    Range: $121K - $148K
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    $121K - $148K
    $121K$148K
    Symantec
    $144,415/yr
    Range: $139K - $151K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $139K - $151K
    $139K$151K
    Activision
    $170,161/yr
    Range: $163K - $177K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $163K - $177K
    $163K$177K
    TrueCar
    $176,647/yr
    Range: $168K - $182K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $168K - $182K
    $168K$182K
    Tradesy
    $149,554/yr
    Range: $144K - $156K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $144K - $156K
    $144K$156K
    Conversion Logic
    $149,768/yr
    Range: $144K - $155K
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    $144K - $155K
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    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $175,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $175,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $5k cash bonus
    $10 stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    51 to 200 employees
    Company - Private
    $141,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $141,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $10k cash bonus
    $25k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Public
    $136,801
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $136,801 per year
    Additional Pay
    $2k cash bonus
    $4k profit sharing
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $150,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $150,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    201 to 500 employees
    Company - Public
    $220,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $220,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $10k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $136,500
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $136,500 per year
    Additional Pay
    $15k cash bonus
    $20k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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