Principal Software Engineer Salaries in San Francisco, CA

Salary estimated from 131 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: July 17, 2018
Average in San Francisco, CA
$162,899 per year
17% Above national average
  • Most Reported
$80,000
$274,000
Salary Distribution

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

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $162,899 per year in San Francisco, CA, which is 17% above the national average. Salary estimates are based on 131 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 San Francisco, CA
CompanyAverage salary
$225,530 per year
$189,737 per year
$181,736 per year
$178,246 per year
$172,409 per year
$172,251 per year
$172,322 per year
$169,385 per year
$164,584 per year
$159,765 per year
Principal Software Engineer salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$153,083 per year
$140,511 per year
$166,525 per year
$160,420 per year
$128,301 per year

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Principal Software Engineer jobs in San Francisco, CA