Principal Software Engineer in San Diego, California Salary

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer in San Diego, California is $131,766 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$103,188 - $157,812
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MEDIAN: $131,766
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$103,188 - $157,812  
   
Bonus
$1,014 - $25,177  
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
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$104,740 - $173,780  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 55
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About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

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Key Stats for Principal Software Engineer

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
30%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Principal Software Engineer Salaries

▲10%

▼0%

National Average
$140,000

Mid-Career
▼19%

Skills That Affect Principal Software Engineer Salaries



JavaScript
▲3%

C
▲2%

C++
▲1%

National Average
$140,000

Linux
▼2%

Web Development
▼2%

.NET
▼7%

C#
▼8%

C programming Language
▼9%


Java
▼11%

Software Architecture
▼12%

C# Programming Language
▼12%

Database
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
vision benefits
Vision: 87%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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