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Principal Software Engineer Salaries in San Jose, CA Area

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39,680 SalariesUpdated May 16, 2018
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Average Base Pay
$155,780/yr
15% above national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$123K
Low
$156K
Average
$194K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$13,436
Range$3,343 - $32,470
How much does a Principal Software Engineer make in San Jose, CA?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $155,780 in San Jose, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 39,680 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software 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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    Yahoo
    $163,312/yr
    Range: $137K - $200K
    68 salaries
    $163,312
    $137K$200K
    Broadcom
    $142,368/yr
    Range: $130K - $160K
    45 salaries
    $142,368
    $130K$160K
    Good Technology
    $158,997/yr
    Range: $120K - $205K
    11 salaries
    $158,997
    $120K$205K
    Motorola Mobility
    $144,938/yr
    Range: $131K - $160K
    10 salaries
    $144,938
    $131K$160K
    SAP Ariba
    $158,051/yr
    Range: $148K - $183K
    6 salaries
    $158,051
    $148K$183K
    Juniper Networks
    $191,220/yr
    Range: $165K - $211K
    5 salaries
    $191,220
    $165K$211K
    Walmart eCommerce
    $195,750/yr
    Range: $175K - $220K
    4 salaries
    $195,750
    $175K$220K

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    innoPath
    $145,829/yr
    Range: $117K - $163K
    4 salaries
    $145,829
    $117K$163K
    Hewlett-Packard
    $158,802/yr
    Range: $152K - $166K
    3 salaries
    $158,802
    $152K$166K
    Nokia
    $166,520/yr
    Range: $164K - $171K
    3 salaries
    $166,520
    $164K$171K
    Nuance
    $130,483/yr
    Range: $114K - $152K
    3 salaries
    $130,483
    $114K$152K
    Rohati Systems
    $156,244/yr
    Range: $153K - $159K
    3 salaries
    $156,244
    $153K$159K
    Walmart
    $191,135/yr
    Range: $175K - $210K
    2 salaries
    About
    $175K - $210K
    $175K$210K
    Lockheed Martin
    $216,910/yr
    Range: $206K - $229K
    2 salaries
    About
    $206K - $229K
    $206K$229K
    St. Jude Medical
    $150,933/yr
    Range: $120K - $181K
    2 salaries
    About
    $120K - $181K
    $120K$181K
    HERE Technologies
    $164,413/yr
    Range: $154K - $175K
    2 salaries
    About
    $154K - $175K
    $154K$175K
    Palm
    $186,660/yr
    Range: $164K - $208K
    2 salaries
    About
    $164K - $208K
    $164K$208K
    Oath
    $164,101/yr
    Range: $153K - $174K
    2 salaries
    About
    $153K - $174K
    $153K$174K
    IP Infusion
    $153,547/yr
    Range: $138K - $168K
    2 salaries
    About
    $138K - $168K
    $138K$168K
    Accenture
    $140,333/yr
    Range: $137K - $146K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $137K - $146K
    $137K$146K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $155,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $155,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $23k cash bonus
    $35k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
    $175,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $175,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    501 to 1000 employees
    Company - Public
    $160,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $160,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $16k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $158,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $158,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $193,000
    per year
    A Principal Software Engineer reported making $193,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $27k cash bonus
    $36k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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