Average Salary: $147,119 since  

Salaries for a Principal Software Engineer at EMC in Palo Alto, CA vary between $117,146 and $170,000 with an average of $147,119. The top 25% make a salary of at least $170,000. The median salary is $144,000. Attached is a detailed distribution of the salaries.

Average Salary Evolution between 2013 and present

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer at EMC in Palo Alto, CA increased by an average of 6% year over year between 2013 and 2015.