Salesforce Principal Software Engineer Salaries

Updated Jun 22, 2022



Base Pay Average

107 Salaries


Additional Pay Average:




$47,470 Avg

Cash Bonus

Reported in 78 salaries

$24 - $78,448 Range

$90,936 Avg

Stock Bonus

Reported in 60 salaries

$20,167 - $224,073 Range

$15,048 Avg

Profit Sharing

Reported in 2 salaries

$1 - $30,095 Range

$1 Avg

Commission Sharing

Reported in 1 salaries

$1 - $1 Range

$1 Avg


Reported in 1 salaries

$1 - $1 Range

How much does a Principal Software Engineer at Salesforce make?

The typical Salesforce Principal Software Engineer salary is $236,192 per year. Principal Software Engineer salaries at Salesforce can range from $137,002 - $313,121 per year. This estimate is based upon 107 Salesforce Principal Software Engineer salary report(s) provided by employees or estimated based upon statistical methods. When factoring in bonuses and additional compensation, a Principal Software Engineer at Salesforce can expect to make an average total pay of $277,342 per year.


Total Pay Average

Salesforce Salary FAQs

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $156,483 per year in United States, which is 33% lower than the average Salesforce salary of $236,192 per year for this job.

The salary trajectory of a Principal Software Engineer ranges between locations and employers. The salary starts at $107,948 per year and goes up to $118,343 per year for the highest level of seniority.

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