Principal Software Engineer Salary in Irvine, California

A Principal Software Engineer in Irvine, California earns an average salary of $125,032 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$88,926 - $145,409
(Median)
$89K
$130K
$150K
MEDIAN: $125,032
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Salary
$88,926 - $145,409  
   
Bonus
$1,000 - $17,702  
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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$98,425 - $161,194  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 42

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Experience Affects Principal Software Engineer in Irvine, California Salaries

Experienced
0%

National Average
$131,000

Mid-Career
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Skills That Affect Principal Software Engineer in Irvine, California Salaries

Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS
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National Average
$131,000

C++
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 98% dental benefits Dental: 88%
vision benefits Vision: 80% employee benefits None: 2%