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

A Principal Software Engineer in Irvine, California earns an average salary of $124,667 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Principal Software Engineer in Irvine, California Salary (?
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$88,559 - $143,562
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $124,667
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National Salary Data

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$88,559 - $143,562  
   
Bonus
$993 - $18,383  
Total Pay (?
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$97,972 - $157,408  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 40
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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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National Average
$131,000
C++
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C
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
4%
female alumni
 
Male
96%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 97% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 82% employee benefits None: 3%