The average pay for a Lead Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, California is $143,113 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Software Development and Software Architecture.

$95,943 - $170,019
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MEDIAN: $143,113
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$95,943 - $170,019  
   
Bonus
$5,817 - $30,939  
Profit Sharing
$15,000  
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$96,367 - $195,880  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 25

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About Sunnyvale, California

Santa Clara County, California
151,760
Male:
79,480 (52.4%)
Female:
72,280 (47.6%)
Sunnyvale (/ˈsʌniveɪl/ or /ˈsʌnivəl/) is a city located in Santa Clara County, California. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 140,095. Sunnyvale is the seventh most populous city in the San Francisco Bay Area and one of the major cities comprising Silicon Valley. It is bordered by portions of San Jose to the north, Moffett Federal Airfield to the northwest, Mountain View to the west, Los Altos to the southwest, Cupertino to the south, and Santa Clara to the east. It lies along the historic El Camino Real and Highway 101. As part of California's high-tech area known as Silicon Valley, Sunnyvale is the headquarters location of companies including Juniper Networks, Fortinet, Advanced Micro Devices, NetApp, Spansion, Yahoo!, AppliedMicro, and Ariba. It is also home to several aerospace/defense companies: Lockheed Martin has a major facility in Sunnyvale, and Honeywell, Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems - Marine Systems (formerly Joshua Hendy...
Sunnyvale:
$112,217
California:
$64,500
$2,127
Sunnyvale:
$992,400
California:
$449,100
3.6%

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Key Stats for Lead Software Engineer

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
12%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Lead Software Engineer Salaries

National Average
$152,000

Experienced
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Mid-Career
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Skills That Affect Lead Software Engineer Salaries

Software Development
up arrow 12%

Software Architecture
up arrow 10%

Java
up arrow 10%

Java/J2EE
up arrow 5%

National Average
$152,000

C++
up arrow 9%

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 95%
vision benefits
Vision: 95%
dental benefits
None:
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