Principal Software Engineer Salaries in Palo Alto, CA

Salary estimated from 17 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: August 9, 2018
Average in Palo Alto, CA
$167,095 per year
19% Above national average
  • Most Reported
$84,000
$254,000
Salary Distribution

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

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $167,095 per year in Palo Alto, CA, which is 19% above the national average. Salary estimates are based on 17 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
$176,513 per year
$172,892 per year
Principal Software Engineer salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$165,778 per year
$152,295 per year
$141,263 per year
$169,689 per year
$128,221 per year

Principal Software Engineer job openings

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