Principal Software Engineer Salary in Mountain View, California (United States)

A Principal Software Engineer in Mountain View, California earns an average salary of $133,642 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Principal Software Engineer in Mountain View, California Total Pay (?
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$111,970 - $158,122
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MEDIAN: $133,642
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$111,970 - $158,122  
   
Bonus
$4,976 - $27,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$116,427 - $178,135  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 43
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Experience Affects Principal Software Engineer in Mountain View, California Salaries

Experienced
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National Average
$146,000
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Skills That Affect Principal Software Engineer in Mountain View, California Salaries

National Average
$146,000
Java
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Software Architecture
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C
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Gender
Female
4%
female alumni
 
Male
96%
male alumni
Years of Experience
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
60%
20 years or more
9%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 100% dental benefits Dental: 98%
vision benefits Vision: 95% employee benefits None:
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