Principal Software Engineer in Redwood City Salary

A Principal Software Engineer in Redwood City, California earns an average salary of $138,829 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$115,934 - $161,803
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MEDIAN: $138,829
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$115,934 - $161,803  
   
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$116,882 - $171,600  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 31
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About Redwood City, California

San Mateo County, California
85,300
Male:
42,676 (50.0%)
Female:
42,624 (50.0%)
Redwood City is a city on the San Francisco Peninsula in Northern California's Bay Area, approximately 27 miles (43 km) south of San Francisco, and 24 mi (39 km) north of San Jose. Redwood City's history spans its earliest inhabitation by the Ohlone people to being a port for lumber and other goods. The county seat of San Mateo County, it is the home of several technology companies such as Box, Oracle, Evernote, Wealthfront, and Electronic Arts. At the 2010 census, the city had a population of 76,815. The Port of Redwood City is the only deepwater port on San Francisco Bay south of San Francisco. Redwood City is the location of the San Mateo County Jail, for both women and men. The Malibu Grand Prix long time landmark was recently demolished along with the city's only Mini Golf, Go-Kart, Video Game Arcade, and Batting Cages. Malibu Grand Prix's previous location is currently...
Redwood City:
$97,750
California:
$64,500
$1,821
Redwood City:
$1,053,600
California:
$449,100
2.7%

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Key Stats for Principal Software Engineer

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
52%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Principal Software Engineer Salaries

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$142,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Principal Software Engineer Salaries

Software Development
▲10%

C++ Programming Language
▲8%

Java
▲6%

Software Architecture
▲6%

Linux
▲6%

Database
▲5%

Java/J2EE
▲1%

National Average
$142,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
52%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 92%
vision benefits
Vision: 85%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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