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Principal Engineer Salaries in San Francisco, CA Area

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Average Base Pay
$143,261/yr
24% above national average
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$109K
Low
$143K
Average
$190K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$9,521
Range$1,935 - $28,737
How much does a Principal Engineer make in San Francisco, CA?

The average salary for a Principal Engineer is $143,261 in San Francisco, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 2,926 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Engineer employees in San Francisco, CA.

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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    Genentech
    $175,911/yr
    Range: $162K - $188K
    6 salaries
    $175,911/yr
    $162K$188K
    TerraVia
    $189,811/yr
    Range: $183K - $196K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $183K - $196K
    $183K$196K
    CA Technologies
    $135,848/yr
    Range: $119K - $171K
    6 salaries
    $135,848/yr
    $119K$171K
    SAP
    $156,064/yr
    Range: $152K - $161K
    3 salaries
    $156,064/yr
    $152K$161K
    Oracle
    $114,657/yr
    Range: $110K - $119K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $110K - $119K
    $110K$119K
    Oracle
    $112,985/yr
    Range: $108K - $118K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $108K - $118K
    $108K$118K
    Symantec
    $143,757/yr
    Range: $137K - $149K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $137K - $149K
    $137K$149K

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    Genentech
    $164,640/yr
    Range: $157K - $171K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $157K - $171K
    $157K$171K
    Amgen
    $157,042/yr
    Range: $151K - $164K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $151K - $164K
    $151K$164K
    CA Technologies
    $134,135/yr
    Range: $130K - $139K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $130K - $139K
    $130K$139K
    Fluor
    $158,569/yr
    Range: $153K - $166K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $153K - $166K
    $153K$166K
    Fluor
    $165,287/yr
    Range: $158K - $173K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $158K - $173K
    $158K$173K
    Zynga
    $166,609/yr
    Range: $161K - $174K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $161K - $174K
    $161K$174K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $173,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $173,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $33k cash bonus
    $4k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Private
    $165,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $165,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    Full-time
     
    51 to 200 employees
    Company - Private
    $195,000
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $195,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $25k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Private
    $163,065
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $163,065 per year
    Additional Pay
    $24k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Nonprofit Organization
    $150,379
    per year
    A Principal Engineer reported making $150,379 per year
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Government
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