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
(Median)
$96K
$140K
$170K
MEDIAN: $143,113
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Salary
$95,943 - $170,019  
   
Bonus
$5,817 - $30,939  
Profit Sharing
$15,000  
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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$96,367 - $195,880  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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Experience Affects Lead Software Engineer Salaries

National Average
$152,000

Experienced
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Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

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%
medical benefits
Vision: 95%
dental benefits
None:
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