2019 Principal Software Engineer Salary Los Angeles | Built In Los Angeles
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Business Intelligence Developer
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Design Director
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Director of Analytics
Director of Customer Success
Director of Marketing
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Principal Software Engineer salary in Los Angeles

Average Base Salary in Los Angeles

$162,069
$60,000
Additional Cash Compensation
$222,069
Total Compensation
Median: $162K
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 $162,069. The average additional cash compensation for a Principal Software Engineer in Los Angeles is $60,000. The average total compensation for a Principal Software Engineer in Los Angeles is $222,069. Principal Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Los Angeles from anonymous Principal Software Engineer employees in Los Angeles.

LA by the numbers

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Total number of Tech companies in Los Angeles
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Los Angeles Companies with the Highest Dev + Engineer Salaries

Automotive, Marketing Tech
+27
Healthtech, Software
+17
Fintech, Mobile

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 201-500 employees, earning $177,000 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
Software Test Engineer $91,696
Min: $55K
Max: $130K
Salesforce Developer $91,933
Min: $76K
Max: $114K
QA Engineer $93,077
Min: $68K
Max: $140K
Front End Developer $93,128
Min: $60K
Max: $135K
Automation Engineer $97,560
Min: $73K
Max: $145K
Data Engineer $103,933
Min: $72K
Max: $143K
DevOps Engineer $112,643
Min: $80K
Max: $175K
Software Engineer $114,446
Min: $71K
Max: $180K
Security Engineer $116,538
Min: $100K
Max: $185K
iOS Developer $120,316
Min: $80K
Max: $160K
Sales Engineer $121,615
Min: $82K
Max: $166K
Android Developer $125,864
Min: $90K
Max: $200K
QA Manager $129,000
Min: $118K
Max: $140K
Data Architect $135,375
Min: $112K
Max: $172K
Senior Software Engineer $152,137
Min: $105K
Max: $215K
Engineering Manager $160,016
Min: $124K
Max: $256K
Principal Software Engineer $162,069
Min: $130K
Max: $222K
Director of Software Engineering $184,808
Min: $135K
Max: $250K
Vice President of Engineering $194,824
Min: $140K
Max: $265K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $253,963
Min: $127K
Max: $575K

Principal Software Engineer jobs in Los Angeles
5

Principal Engineer

Greater LA Area
4 days ago
+32
Mentor and pair effectively with other developers and data scientists to deliver high-quality code, code reviews. Innovate technical design and systems architecture across services and applications. Establish and reinforce engineering best practices and company culture. Participate in the hiring process to grow our engineering team with an ever-rising quality bar. Partner with product management and the business to define and deliver the ZestFinance product roadmap. Deliver highly available business critical systems. Increase team skill level in areas of software design and systems architecture. Improve team efficiency and productivity with process improvement ideas. Partner with product management to lead technical requirements gathering discussions with customers.

Tech Lead, Software Engineering (Python)

Greater LA Area
2 weeks ago
+16
Tech Lead, Software Engineering A content technology platform, Nativo helps advertisers create meaningful brand connections with consumers and empowers publishers with breakthrough monetization solutions. We’re preparing the world for the age of content, where digital advertising is becomes a seamless, authentic, and helpful consumer experience. We invite you to join us for an exciting and rewarding experience as a Tech Lead, Software Engineering

Front End Architect OR Principal Front End Engineer (Angular 2+)

Greater LA Area
1 week ago
This position will require an individual who can work with minimal supervision on a wide range of front end projects interfacing with development teams, business analysts, IT management and members of the business units while constantly ensuring that their work is aligned with the long term architectural strategies of elasticity, security, and modularity. The candidate needs to have great passion for technology and emerging trends and should provide guidance to ensure that LegalZoom remains on the cutting edge of technology, needs to be obsessed with page speed optimization and own our front end architecture across static SEO web pages as well as dynamic Angular applications, marketing systems and Drupal sites.

Principal Software Engineer - Server

Greater LA Area
1 week ago
+10
THE OPPORTUNITY: Principal Software Engineer - Server Leads the technical design and implementation of RingDNA product initiatives with a focus on the server side. What you will do: Takes ownership of features across the entire development lifecycle Writes clean, simple, secure, maintainable code Refactors code as features evolve to increase clarity Balances delivery speed and quality issues with wisdom Applies community best practices

Executive Search Principal

Greater LA Area
2 weeks ago
ROLE: Principal COMPANY: Safire Partners LEVEL: 10+ years professional experience We are hiring at the Principal level, looking for talented individuals who can serve as the primary point of contact with clients throughout the lifecycle of the search. We are looking for professionals with exceptional client management skills, in-depth knowledge of various business, customer, and operating models, and truly exceptional communication skills.

Skills that affect Principal Software Engineer salaries in Los Angeles

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AngularJS
3% have this skill
2
Java
3% have this skill
3
Android (Java)
3% have this skill
4
Javascript
3% have this skill
5
Node.js
3% have this skill
6
DevOps
3% have this skill

Recent Principal Software Engineer salaries in Los Angeles

$165,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $165,000 with +$85,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Los Angeles
$220,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Engineer reported a yearly salary of $220,000 with +$70,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
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201-500 Employees
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
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