Principal Software Engineer Salary Los Angeles: Updated 2018 | Built In Los Angeles
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Account Executive
Account Manager
Accountant
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Android Developer
Art Director
Automation Engineer
Brand Manager
Budget Analyst
Business Analyst
Business Development Manager
Business Development Representative
Business Intelligence Analyst
Business Intelligence Developer
Business Intelligence Manager
CCO (Chief Creative Officer)
CFO (Chief Financial Officer)
CIO (Chief Information Officer)
Client Success Manager
CMO (Chief Marketing Officer)
Community Manager
Content Manager
Content Marketing Manager
Content Strategist
Controller
COO (Chief Operating Officer)
Copywriter
CPO (Chief Product Officer)
Creative Director
CTO (Chief Technology Officer)
Customer Support Manager
Customer Support Rep
Data Analyst
Data Architect
Data Engineer
Data Scientist
Design Director
Desktop Support
DevOps Engineer
Digital Marketing Manager
Director of Analytics
Director of Customer Success
Director of Marketing
Director of Operations
Director of Product Management
Director of Software Engineering
Editor
Email Marketing Manager
Engineering Manager
Event Planner
Finance Director
Financial Analyst
Front End Developer
HR Coordinator
HR Director
HR Manager
HR Specialist
Implementation Manager
Implementation Specialist
Inside Sales Manager
Inside Sales Representative
iOS Developer
Marketing Associate
Marketing Coordinator
Marketing Manager
Marketing Operations Manager
Office Manager
Operations Associate
Operations Manager
PR Manager
PR Specialist
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Product Analyst
Product Designer
Product Manager
Product Marketing Manager
Product Owner
Project Coordinator
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QA Engineer
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SEO Manager
SEO Specialist
Social Media Manager
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Technical Recruiter
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UX Designer
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Principal Software Engineer salary in Los Angeles

Average Base Salary in Los Angeles

$159,815
$25,000
Additional Cash Compensation
$184,815
Total Compensation
Median: $160K
Min: $130K
Max: $222K

How Much Does a Principal Software Engineer Make in Los Angeles?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer in Los Angeles is $159,815. The average additional cash compensation for a Principal Software Engineer in Los Angeles is $25,000. The average total compensation for a Principal Software Engineer in Los Angeles is $184,815. Principal Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Los Angeles from anonymous Principal Software Engineer employees in Los Angeles.

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Principal Software Engineer Salary ranges

The most common Principal Software Engineer salary in Los Angeles is between $150k - $160k.

Average Principal Software Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Principal Software Engineer make the most at companies with 500+ employees, earning $161,087 on average.

Principal Software Engineer Salary by gender

Principal Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $187,000.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Los Angeles

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $69,125
Min: $49K
Max: $92K
Front End Developer $91,067
Min: $70K
Max: $115K
Software Test Engineer $91,696
Min: $55K
Max: $130K
Salesforce Developer $91,933
Min: $76K
Max: $114K
QA Engineer $94,080
Min: $75K
Max: $140K
Automation Engineer $97,708
Min: $73K
Max: $145K
Data Engineer $102,586
Min: $72K
Max: $125K
Android Developer $108,143
Min: $90K
Max: $135K
DevOps Engineer $110,333
Min: $80K
Max: $139K
Security Engineer $116,538
Min: $100K
Max: $185K
QA Manager $118,000
Min: $118K
Max: $118K
Software Engineer $118,426
Min: $71K
Max: $180K
iOS Developer $120,063
Min: $80K
Max: $160K
Sales Engineer $122,280
Min: $82K
Max: $166K
Data Architect $135,375
Min: $112K
Max: $172K
Senior Software Engineer $148,125
Min: $105K
Max: $198K
Principal Software Engineer $159,815
Min: $130K
Max: $222K
Engineering Manager $160,717
Min: $124K
Max: $256K
Director of Software Engineering $186,238
Min: $135K
Max: $230K
Vice President of Engineering $196,929
Min: $151K
Max: $265K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $257,962
Min: $127K
Max: $575K

Dev + Engineer jobs in Los Angeles
3

Principal Engineer

Greater LA Area
1 week ago
+32
Description At ZestFinance, we’re changing the way finance works, from how people borrow money to the way that credit decisions are made.  Our ZAML platform is used by some of the world's largest companies to transform their credit businesses, and more companies are signing up every week.  

Software Engineer

Greater LA Area
2 weeks ago
The mission of the Platform Engineering Team at Next Trucking is to provide product platform APIs, delivery pipeline tools, and infrastructure that enable the application development teams to deliver product and value to our customers rapidly, reliably, and painlessly. In this role, you will be building the platform technology and infrastructure that drives Next Trucking's product delivery. Creating reliable, performant, and scalable services

Senior Architect

Orange County
6 days ago
  Cie Digital Labs is looking for a Senior Architect to play a pivotal role in the architecture and programming of our interactive applications and backend systems that support our web and mobile projects. We’re looking for someone who is a creative problem solver, can think out-of-the-box and thrive in a fast-moving, creative company. This candidate will help us grow the next set of future architects and be instrumental in expanding our team. T

Skills that affect Principal Software Engineer salaries in Los Angeles

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HTML/CSS
3% have this skill
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QA
3% have this skill
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AngularJS
3% have this skill
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Java
3% have this skill
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Android (Java)
3% have this skill
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Javascript
3% have this skill

Recent Principal Software Engineer salaries in Los Angeles

$187,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $187,000 with +$25,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Los Angeles
$172,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $172,000
500+ Employees
Los Angeles
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $130,000
500+ Employees
Los Angeles
$136,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $136,000
500+ Employees
Los Angeles
$220,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $220,000
500+ Employees
Los Angeles
$150,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $150,000
500+ Employees
Los Angeles
$135,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $135,000
500+ Employees
Los Angeles
$222,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $222,000
500+ Employees
Los Angeles
$151,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $151,000
500+ Employees
Los Angeles
$141,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $141,000
500+ Employees
Los Angeles

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