Principal Software Engineer Salaries in Santa Clara, CA

Salary estimated from 28 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
$177,617 per year
24% Above national average
  • Most Reported
$64,000
$346,000
Salary Distribution

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

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $177,617 per year in Santa Clara, CA, which is 24% above the national average. Salary estimates are based on 28 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
$170,097 per year
$148,053 per year
$200,162 per year
$175,000 per year
$157,208 per year
$167,413 per year
Principal Software Engineer salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$169,663 per year
$174,990 per year
$128,289 per year
$154,721 per year
$176,589 per year

Principal Software Engineer job openings

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