Principal Software Engineer Salaries in San Jose, CA

Salary estimated from 31 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: November 12, 2018
Average in San Jose, CA
$154,721 per year
8% Above national average
  • Most Reported
$78,000
$238,000
Salary Distribution

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

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $154,721 per year in San Jose, CA, which is 8% above the national average. Salary estimates are based on 31 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
$183,636 per year
$158,452 per year
$154,988 per year
$160,379 per year
$178,031 per year
$169,338 per year
$162,196 per year
$150,000 per year
$144,230 per year
Principal Software Engineer salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$169,663 per year
$174,990 per year
$128,289 per year
$177,617 per year
$176,589 per year

Principal Software Engineer job openings

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Mountain View, CA
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Mountain View, CA
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Mountain View, CA
Principal Software Engineer jobs in San Jose, CA