The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, California is $133,302 per year. Experience does not have a big impact on this job’s salary. 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.

$100,384 - $160,670
(Median)
$100K
$130K
$160K
MEDIAN: $133,302
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

Local Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$100,384 - $160,670  
   
Bonus
$986 - $23,164  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $48,177  
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).
)
$102,017 - $179,006  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 213
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Employers: Start Here »

About Sunnyvale, California

Santa Clara County, California
150,875
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%

Senior Software Engineer Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Software Engineer

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Software Engineer

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

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Employers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 6%


National Average
$141,000



Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries

Apache Hadoop
up arrow 15%

Hadoop
up arrow 10%

Linux
up arrow 6%

Java
up arrow 4%

UNIX
up arrow 2%

SQL
up arrow 1%

Python
0%

National Average
$141,000

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 1%

C programming Language
up arrow 2%

Java/J2EE
up arrow 2%

C# Programming Language
up arrow 2%

C
up arrow 5%

C#
up arrow 5%


C++
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
medical benefits
Vision: 85%
dental benefits
None: 7%
ADVERTISEMENT