Principal Software Engineer Salaries in San Jose, CA, US Area

34,666 SalariesUpdated 20 Jan 2021

Average Base Pay
$144,559 / yr
20% above national average
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How much does a Principal Software Engineer make in San Jose, CA?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $144,559 in San Jose, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 34,666 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Engineer employees in San Jose, CA.

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Principal Software Engineer

NortonLifeLock

$151,934/yr

Range: $115K - $187K

172 salaries

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$151,934/yr
$115K$187K

Principal Software Engineer

Yahoo

$177,108/yr

Range: $147K - $223K

97 salaries

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$177,108/yr
$147K$223K

Principal Software Engineer

EMC

$149,079/yr

Range: $113K - $184K

91 salaries

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$149,079/yr
$113K$184K

Principal Software Engineer

Oracle

$150,692/yr

Range: $121K - $207K

82 salaries

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$150,692/yr
$121K$207K

Principal Software Engineer

Broadcom

$154,176/yr

Range: $137K - $176K

68 salaries

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$154,176/yr
$137K$176K

Principal Software Engineer

Cadence Design Systems

$163,572/yr

Range: $137K - $176K

54 salaries

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$163,572/yr
$137K$176K

Principal Software Engineer

Intuit

$216,698/yr

Range: $183K - $230K

48 salaries

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$216,698/yr
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Principal Software Engineer

eBay

$175,208/yr

Range: $157K - $218K

48 salaries

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$175,208/yr
$157K$218K

Principal Software Engineer

Cypress Semiconductor

$170,262/yr

Range: $158K - $170K

37 salaries

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$170,262/yr
$158K$170K

Principal Software Engineer

Veritas

$150,364/yr

Range: $34K - $181K

28 salaries

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$150,364/yr
$34K$181K

Principal Software Engineer

F5

$191,280/yr

Range: $152K - $208K

26 salaries

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$191,280/yr
$152K$208K

Principal Software Engineer

Dell Technologies

$160,809/yr

Range: $124K - $193K

26 salaries

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$160,809/yr
$124K$193K

Principal Software Engineer

Citrix

$185,497/yr

Range: $143K - $205K

24 salaries

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$185,497/yr
$143K$205K

Principal Software Engineer

Palo Alto Networks

$203,539/yr

Range: $160K - $224K

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$203,539/yr
$160K$224K

Principal Software Engineer

PayPal

$190,220/yr

Range: $153K - $257K

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$190,220/yr
$153K$257K

Principal Software Engineer

Ericsson-Worldwide

$203,608/yr

Range: $169K - $222K

19 salaries

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$203,608/yr
$169K$222K

Principal Software Engineer

Cisco Systems

$207,592/yr

Range: $171K - $250K

16 salaries

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$207,592/yr
$171K$250K

Principal Software Engineer

CommScope

$175,793/yr

Range: $152K - $185K

16 salaries

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$175,793/yr
$152K$185K

Principal Software Engineer

Motorola Mobility

$154,594/yr

Range: $129K - $177K

15 salaries

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$154,594/yr
$129K$177K

Principal Software Engineer

Walmart

$207,580/yr

Range: $191K - $229K

14 salaries

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$207,580/yr
$191K$229K
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