Principal Software Engineer Salaries in Santa Clara, CA

Salary estimated from 49 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: October 12, 2018
Average in Santa Clara, CA
$169,351 per year
20% Above national average
  • Most Reported
$67,000
$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 $169,351 per year in Santa Clara, CA, which is 20% above the national average. Salary estimates are based on 49 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
$173,568 per year
$143,400 per year
$200,162 per year
$175,000 per year
$160,156 per year
$156,902 per year
$152,960 per year
$167,413 per year
Principal Software Engineer salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$167,749 per year
$145,718 per year
$155,746 per year
$127,071 per year
$164,301 per year

Principal Software Engineer job openings

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Principal Software Engineer jobs in Santa Clara, CA