Principal Software Engineer Salary in Irvine, California

A Principal Software Engineer in Irvine, California earns an average salary of $125,880 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$90,015 - $143,114
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$90K
$130K
$140K
MEDIAN: $125,880
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$90,015 - $143,114  
   
Bonus
$983 - $17,702  
Total Pay (?
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$98,850 - $157,894  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 47
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Experience Affects Principal Software Engineer in Irvine, California Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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National Average
$130,000

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
$130,000

C
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C++
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
50%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

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