The average salary for an Experienced Principal Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, California is $156,648 per year.

$139,716 - $188,729
(Median)
$140K
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MEDIAN: $156,647
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Salary
$139,716 - $188,729  
   
Bonus
$11,325 - $21,604  
Profit Sharing
$9,826  
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$142,926 - $195,215  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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Skills That Affect Principal Software Engineer Salaries

National Average
$171,000

Java
up arrow 1%

Software Architecture
up arrow 7%

C
up arrow 9%

C++
up arrow 10%

Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS
up arrow 10%

Software Development
up arrow 12%

Linux
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 95%
medical benefits
Vision: 91%
dental benefits
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