Principal Software Engineer Salaries in Sunnyvale, CA

Salary estimated from 36 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: September 12, 2018
Average in Sunnyvale, CA
$177,719 per year
27% Above national average
  • Most Reported
$89,000
$296,000
Salary Distribution

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

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $177,719 per year in Sunnyvale, CA, which is 27% above the national average. Salary estimates are based on 36 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 Sunnyvale, CA
CompanyAverage salary
$187,103 per year
$178,031 per year
$153,371 per year
$223,624 per year
$173,231 per year
$154,892 per year
$161,461 per year
$60.00 per hour
Principal Software Engineer salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$167,687 per year
$143,454 per year
$151,474 per year
$170,495 per year
$127,290 per year

Principal Software Engineer job openings

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Verizon
Sunnyvale, CA
Principal Software Engineer
Microsoft
Sunnyvale, CA
Principal Software Engineer jobs in Sunnyvale, CA