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Principal Software Engineer Salaries in San Jose, CA Area

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Average Base Pay
$173,129/yr
16% above national average
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$138K
Low
$173K
Average
$221K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$14,562
Range$3,580 - $35,493
How much does a Principal Software Engineer make in San Jose, CA?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $173,129 in San Jose, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 27,126 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Engineer employees in San Jose, CA.

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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    Yahoo
    $160,408/yr
    Range: $137K - $200K
    72 salaries
    $160,408/yr
    $137K$200K
    Broadcom
    $139,083/yr
    Range: $130K - $158K
    37 salaries
    $139,083/yr
    $130K$158K
    Good Technology
    $162,560/yr
    Range: $120K - $205K
    11 salaries
    $162,560/yr
    $120K$205K
    Motorola Mobility
    $144,862/yr
    Range: $131K - $160K
    10 salaries
    $144,862/yr
    $131K$160K
    Broadcom
    $141,119/yr
    Range: $133K - $160K
    8 salaries
    $141,119/yr
    $133K$160K
    SAP Ariba
    $153,102/yr
    Range: $148K - $183K
    6 salaries
    $153,102/yr
    $148K$183K
    Juniper Networks
    $190,100/yr
    Range: $165K - $211K
    5 salaries
    $190,100/yr
    $165K$211K

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    Walmart eCommerce
    $194,000/yr
    Range: $175K - $220K
    4 salaries
    $194,000/yr
    $175K$220K
    innoPath
    $151,652/yr
    Range: $117K - $163K
    4 salaries
    $151,652/yr
    $117K$163K
    Hewlett-Packard
    $158,811/yr
    Range: $152K - $166K
    3 salaries
    $158,811/yr
    $152K$166K
    Nokia
    $164,998/yr
    Range: $164K - $171K
    3 salaries
    $164,998/yr
    $164K$171K
    Nuance
    $124,958/yr
    Range: $114K - $152K
    3 salaries
    $124,958/yr
    $114K$152K
    Oath
    $168,000/yr
    Range: $160K - $190K
    3 salaries
    $168,000/yr
    $160K$190K
    Rohati Systems
    $157,505/yr
    Range: $153K - $159K
    3 salaries
    $157,505/yr
    $153K$159K
    Walmart
    $191,440/yr
    Range: $175K - $209K
    2 salaries
    About
    $175K - $209K
    $175K$209K
    Lockheed Martin
    $217,528/yr
    Range: $207K - $229K
    2 salaries
    About
    $207K - $229K
    $207K$229K
    Hewlett Packard Enterprise | HPE
    $163,000/yr
    Range: $136K - $191K
    2 salaries
    About
    $136K - $191K
    $136K$191K
    St. Jude Medical
    $149,984/yr
    Range: $120K - $183K
    2 salaries
    About
    $120K - $183K
    $120K$183K
    HERE Technologies
    $164,328/yr
    Range: $152K - $174K
    2 salaries
    About
    $152K - $174K
    $152K$174K
    Palm
    $185,468/yr
    Range: $164K - $206K
    2 salaries
    About
    $164K - $206K
    $164K$206K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $202,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $202,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $20k cash bonus
    $40k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Public
    $170,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $170,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $25k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    501 to 1000 employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $214,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $214,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $26k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Private
    $215,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $215,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $155,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $155,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $15k cash bonus
    $10k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    501 to 1000 employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
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