Principal Software Engineer Salaries in Palo Alto, CA

Salary estimated from 87 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: January 16, 2019
Average in Palo Alto, CA
$174,183 per year
21% Above national average
  • Most Reported
$87,000
$264,000
Salary Distribution

How much does a Principal Software Engineer make in Palo Alto, CA?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $174,183 per year in Palo Alto, CA, which is 21% above the national average. Salary estimates are based on 87 salaries submitted anonymously to Indeed by Principal Software Engineer employees, users, and collected from past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. The typical tenure for a Principal Software Engineer is 4-6 years.
Principal Software Engineer salaries by company in Palo Alto, CA
CompanyAverage salary
$174,167 per year
$174,361 per year
Principal Software Engineer salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$171,860 per year
$124,821 per year
$129,015 per year
$178,086 per year
$153,054 per year

Principal Software Engineer job openings

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Intuit
Mountain View, CA
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Intuit
Mountain View, CA
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Oracle
Redwood City, CA
Principal Software Engineer jobs in Palo Alto, CA