Principal Software Engineer Salaries in Santa Clara, CA

Salary estimated from 19 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months.
Average in Santa Clara, CA
$173,751 per year
21% Above national average
  • Most Reported
$77,000
$309,000
Salary Distribution

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

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $173,751 per year in Santa Clara, CA, which is 21% above the national average. Salary estimates are based on 19 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
$169,302 per year
$156,428 per year
$200,162 per year
$175,000 per year
$162,021 per year
$167,413 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
$154,869 per year

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