Senior Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, California Salary

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, California is $134,017 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Apache Hadoop is associated with high pay for this job.

$100,254 - $162,167
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MEDIAN: $134,017
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$100,254 - $162,167  
   
Bonus
$1,943 - $25,913  
Profit Sharing
$1,600 - $45,000  
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$101,735 - $181,590  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 204

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Software Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Senior Software Engineer

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲9%

▲4%

National Average
$142,000

▼1%

▼5%

Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries

Apache Hadoop
▲14%

Hadoop
▲9%

Linux
▲8%

UNIX
▲6%

▲4%

▲1%

National Average
$142,000

C++ Programming Language
▼1%

Java/J2EE
▼1%

SQL
▼1%


C# Programming Language
▼2%

▼4%

C#
▼5%

C
▼6%

C++
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 85%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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