Principal Software Engineer Salary in Irvine, California (United States)

A Principal Software Engineer in Irvine, California earns an average salary of $124,642 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Principal Software Engineer in Irvine, California Total Pay (?
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$88,559 - $143,562
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$88,559 - $143,562  
   
Bonus
$993 - $18,383  
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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$97,972 - $157,408  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 41
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Experience Affects Principal Software Engineer in Irvine, California Salaries

Experienced
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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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Software Architecture
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National Average
$131,000
C++
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C
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Gender
Female
4%
female alumni
 
Male
96%
male alumni
Years of Experience
1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
49%
20 years or more
22%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 97% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 82% employee benefits None: 3%
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