Senior Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, California Salary

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, California is $135,265 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. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Apache Hadoop, UNIX, and Linux.

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$100,827 - $163,711  
   
Bonus
$1,943 - $29,201  
Profit Sharing
$1,939 - $40,851  
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$103,068 - $185,015  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 188

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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

Pay by Experience for a Senior Software Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Software Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $138,000 based on 38 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Software Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $140,000 based on 103 salaries. An experienced Senior Software Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $146,000 based on 92 salaries. A Senior Software Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $154,000 based on 8 salaries.

Key Stats for Senior Software Engineer

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries

▲8%

▲3%

National Average
$142,000

▼2%

▼3%

Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries

Apache Hadoop
▲14%

▲13%

▲11%

Hadoop
▲9%

▲5%

▲4%

▲2%

▲1%

National Average
$142,000


▼2%


SQL
▼3%

C#
▼5%

C
▼6%

C++
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 84%
no benefits
None: 7%