Principal Software Engineer Salaries in Santa Clara, CA

Salary estimated from 435 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 24 months. Last updated: January 12, 2018
Average in Santa Clara, CA
$149,299 per year
10% Above national average
  • Most Reported
$75,000
$238,000
Salary Distribution

How much does a Principal Software Engineer make in Santa Clara, CA?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $149,299 per year in Santa Clara, CA, which is 10% above the national average. Salary estimates are based on 435 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 Santa Clara, CA
CompanyAverage salary
$161,895 per year
$144,340 per year
$135,504 per year
$175,000 per year
$163,370 per year
$155,232 per year
$152,960 per year
$153,985 per year
$158,118 per year
Principal Software Engineer salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$154,153 per year
$156,247 per year
$153,861 per year
$158,407 per year
$166,554 per year

Principal Software Engineer job openings

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Microsoft
Sunnyvale, CA
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Oracle
Santa Clara, CA
Principal Software Engineer
Silicon Valley Bank
Santa Clara, CA
Principal Software Engineer jobs in Santa Clara, CA