Experienced Principal Software Engineer in San Jose Salary

The average pay for an Experienced Principal Software Engineer in San Jose, California is $151,518 per year. A skill in Java/J2EE is associated with high pay for this job.

$133,254 - $191,413
$130K
$150K
$190K
MEDIAN: $154,940
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$0$219K
Salary $133,254 - $191,413
Bonus $4,913 - $31,027
Profit Sharing $-0.50 - $41,426
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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$136,955 - $219,575
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 70

About San Jose, California

Santa Clara County, California
1,026,919
Male:
518,317 (50.5%)
Female:
508,602 (49.5%)
San Jose (/ˌsæn hoʊˈzeɪ/; Spanish for Saint Joseph), originally Pueblo de San José de Guadalupe and officially the City of San José, is the third-largest city by population in California, the tenth-largest by population in the United States, and the county seat of Santa Clara County. San Jose is the largest city within the Bay Area and the largest city in Northern California. Before the arrival of the Spanish, the area around San Jose was inhabited by the Ohlone people. San Jose was founded on November 29, 1777, as San José de Guadalupe, the first civilian town in the Spanish colony of Alta California. The city served as a farming community to support Spanish military installations at San Francisco and Monterey. When California gained statehood in 1850, San Jose became the capital. After more than 150 years as a small farming community, the San Jose area in the mid-20th century contained some of...
San Jose:
$91,451
California:
$64,500
$1,757
San Jose:
$717,100
California:
$449,100
4.1%

Principal Software Engineer Job Listings

Key Stats for Principal Software Engineer

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
10-19 years
83%
20 years or more
17%

Skills That Affect Principal Software Engineer Salaries

Java/J2EE
▲7%

C++ Programming Language
▲3%

C programming Language
▲1%

Linux
▲1%

National Average
$165,000

C
▼1%

Software Development
▼2%

JavaScript
▼3%

Java
▼4%

Software Architecture
▼4%

Web Development
▼10%

C++
▼13%

Database
▼13%

SQL
▼15%

Oracle
▼17%

UNIX
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 93%
vision benefits
Vision: 89%
no benefits
None: 2%