Principal Software Engineer Salaries in Santa Clara, CA

Salary estimated from 40 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: August 3, 2018
Average in Santa Clara, CA
$169,842 per year
21% Above national average
  • Most Reported
$68,000
$316,000
Salary Distribution

How much does a Principal Software Engineer make in Santa Clara, CA?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $169,842 per year in Santa Clara, CA, which is 21% above the national average. Salary estimates are based on 40 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 Santa Clara, CA
CompanyAverage salary
$180,571 per year
$167,452 per year
$157,994 per year
$141,683 per year
$198,536 per year
$175,000 per year
$163,326 per year
$152,960 per year
$158,248 per year
Principal Software Engineer salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$165,778 per year
$152,168 per year
$141,106 per year
$127,270 per year
$161,340 per year

Principal Software Engineer job openings

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Sunnyvale, CA
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Principal Software Engineer jobs in Santa Clara, CA