Principal Software Engineer Salaries in San Francisco, CA

Salary estimated from 136 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: July 6, 2018
Average in San Francisco, CA
$162,495 per year
17% Above national average
  • Most Reported
$80,000
$273,000
Salary Distribution

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

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $162,495 per year in San Francisco, CA, which is 17% above the national average. Salary estimates are based on 136 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
$181,736 per year
$172,251 per year
$172,322 per year
$164,584 per year
$159,765 per year
$225,530 per year
$189,737 per year
$178,246 per year
$172,409 per year
$163,076 per year
Principal Software Engineer salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$153,400 per year
$140,511 per year
$167,404 per year
$165,665 per year
$128,966 per year

Principal Software Engineer job openings

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San Francisco, CA
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San Francisco, CA
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San Francisco, CA
Principal Software Engineer jobs in San Francisco, CA