Principal Software Engineer Salaries in San Jose, CA

Salary estimated from 21 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: January 17, 2019
Average in San Jose, CA
$154,869 per year
7% Above national average
  • Most Reported
$78,000
$235,000
Salary Distribution

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

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $154,869 per year in San Jose, CA, which is 7% above the national average. Salary estimates are based on 21 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 Jose, CA
CompanyAverage salary
$181,097 per year
$153,839 per year
$175,709 per year
$169,338 per year
$162,196 per year
$150,000 per year
$152,042 per year
$150,512 per year
Principal Software Engineer salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$177,866 per year
$172,602 per year
$124,481 per year
$129,215 per year
$173,751 per year

Principal Software Engineer job openings

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Principal Software Engineer jobs in San Jose, CA