Experienced Principal Software Engineer in Santa Clara Salary

An Experienced Principal Software Engineer in Santa Clara, California earns an average salary of $146,765 per year.

$110,812 - $166,271
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MEDIAN: $146,765
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$110,812 - $166,271  
   
Bonus
$4,955 - $25,976  
Profit Sharing
$8,000  
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$113,513 - $185,926  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 41

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About Santa Clara, California

Santa Clara County, California
126,216
Male:
63,278 (50.1%)
Female:
62,938 (49.9%)
Santa Clara (/ˌsæntəˈklærə/) is a city in Santa Clara County, California, named after the Spanish mission that was established there in 1777. The city's population was 116,468 at the 2010 United States Census, making it the ninth-most populous city in the San Francisco Bay Area. Located 45 miles (72 km) southeast of San Francisco, the city was founded in 1777 and incorporated in 1852. The city is the site of the eighth of 21 California missions, Mission Santa Clara de Asís, and was named after the mission. The Mission and Mission Gardens are located on the grounds of Santa Clara University. Saint Clare is the patron saint of Santa Clara. Santa Clara is located in the center of Silicon Valley and is home to the headquarters of several high-tech companies such as Intel. It is also home to Santa Clara University, the oldest institution of higher learning in the state of California. Levi's...
Santa Clara:
$108,886
California:
$64,500
$2,093
Santa Clara:
$846,000
California:
$449,100
2.9%

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Key Stats for Principal Software Engineer

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
10-19 years
83%
20 years or more
17%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Principal Software Engineer Salaries

C++ Programming Language
▲9%

C programming Language
▲7%

Linux
▲5%

C++
▲2%

Software Development
▲1%

National Average
$157,000

C
▼2%

Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS
▼3%

Software Architecture
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 84%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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