Principal Software Engineer Salaries in Palo Alto, CA

Salary estimated from 48 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: October 12, 2018
Average in Palo Alto, CA
$170,735 per year
21% Above national average
  • Most Reported
$86,000
$259,000
Salary Distribution

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

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $170,735 per year in Palo Alto, CA, which is 21% above the national average. Salary estimates are based on 48 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
$174,361 per year
$171,675 per year
Principal Software Engineer salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$167,749 per year
$145,718 per year
$155,746 per year
$169,351 per year
$127,071 per year

Principal Software Engineer job openings

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Microsoft
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Sunnyvale, CA
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Principal Software Engineer jobs in Palo Alto, CA