A Principal Software Engineer in Irvine, California earns an average salary of $133,919 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$107,760 - $152,843
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MEDIAN: $133,918
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$107,760 - $152,843  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $38,783  
Profit Sharing
$1,200  
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$107,760 - $165,641  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 25

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About Irvine, California

Orange County, California
256,927
Male:
125,411 (48.8%)
Female:
131,516 (51.2%)
Irvine (/ˈɜːrvaɪn/ UR-vyn) is an affluent city in Orange County, California, United States. It is a planned city; the Irvine Company started developing the area in the 1960s. Formally incorporated on December 28, 1971, the 66-square-mile (170 km2) city had a population of 212,375 as of the 2010 census; in 2016 the city's population was 258,386. In 2016, Irvine became the largest city in the continental United States with an Asian American plurality, constituting around 45% of the city's population. A number of corporations, particularly in the technology and semiconductor sectors, have their national or international headquarters in Irvine. Irvine is also home to several higher education institutions including the University of California, Irvine (UCI), Concordia University, Irvine Valley College, the Orange County Center of the University of Southern California (USC), and campuses of California State University Fullerton (CSUF), University of La Verne, and Pepperdine University. The...
Irvine:
$93,781
California:
$64,500
$2,070
Irvine:
$777,000
California:
$449,100
3.0%

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Key Stats for Principal Software Engineer

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
4%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
56%
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Experience Affects Principal Software Engineer Salaries

Experienced
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National Average
$138,000


Mid-Career
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Skills That Affect Principal Software Engineer Salaries

Software Development
0%

National Average
$138,000

Software Architecture
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Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS
up arrow 3%

Java
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C
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C++
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
4%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
56%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
vision benefits
Vision: 79%
dental benefits
None:
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