Principal Software Engineer Salaries in San Diego, CA

Salary estimated from 321 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 24 months. Last updated: February 7, 2018
Average in San Diego, CA
$133,761 per year
Meets national average
  • Most Reported
$59,000
$237,000
Salary Distribution

How much does a Principal Software Engineer make in San Diego, CA?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $133,761 per year in San Diego, CA, which meets the national average. Salary estimates are based on 321 salaries submitted anonymously to Indeed by Principal Software Engineer employees, users, and collected from past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 24 months. The typical tenure for a Principal Software Engineer is 4-6 years.
Principal Software Engineer salaries by company in San Diego, CA
CompanyAverage salary
$131,298 per year
$181,529 per year
$185,000 per year
$135,199 per year
$125,385 per year
$116,960 per year
$110,694 per year
$111,246 per year
$149,607 per year
$124,716 per year
Principal Software Engineer salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$156,523 per year
$155,047 per year
$156,787 per year
$157,853 per year
$153,682 per year

Principal Software Engineer job openings

Principal Software Engineer
Cubic Corporation
San Diego, CA
Principal Software Engineer
Cubic Corporation
San Diego, CA
Principal Software Engineer
Becton Dickinson & Company
San Diego, CA
Principal Software Engineer jobs in San Diego, CA