Senior Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, California Salary

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, California is $127,402 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 Hadoop is associated with high pay for this job.

$98,931 - $153,772
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$99K
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MEDIAN: $127,402
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$98,931 - $153,772  
   
Bonus
$2,036 - $19,890  
Profit Sharing
$1,939 - $40,178  
Total Pay (?
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$101,820 - $169,044  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 317
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Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%


National Average
$135,000



Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries

Hadoop
up arrow 15%

Python
up arrow 6%

up arrow 5%

SQL
up arrow 4%

UNIX
up arrow 3%

Linux
0%

C
0%

C#
0%

National Average
$135,000

C++
up arrow 2%

JavaScript
up arrow 2%

Spring
up arrow 2%

Java/J2EE
up arrow 3%

HTML
up arrow 7%

Oracle
up arrow 8%

.NET
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
medical benefits
Vision: 86%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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