Senior Software Engineer in Santa Clara Salary

The average Santa Clara Senior Software Engineer can expect to rake in roughly $132K per year. Career length and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. For the most part, Santa Clara Senior Software Engineers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$93,328 - $160,092
$93K
$130K
$160K
MEDIAN: $131,918
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Bonus
$1,014 - $25,466  
Profit Sharing
$9,887  
Commission
$15.00  
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$96,424 - $170,323  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 101

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About Santa Clara, California

Santa Clara County, California
126,216
Male:
63,278 (50.1%)
Female:
62,938 (49.9%)
Santa Clara (/ˌsæntəˈklærə/) is a city in Santa Clara County, California, named after the Spanish mission that was established there in 1777. The city's population was 116,468 at the 2010 United States Census, making it the ninth-most populous city in the San Francisco Bay Area. Located 45 miles (72 km) southeast of San Francisco, the city was founded in 1777 and incorporated in 1852. The city is the site of the eighth of 21 California missions, Mission Santa Clara de Asís, and was named after the mission. The Mission and Mission Gardens are located on the grounds of Santa Clara University. Saint Clare is the patron saint of Santa Clara. Santa Clara is located in the center of Silicon Valley and is home to the headquarters of several high-tech companies such as Intel. It is also home to Santa Clara University, the oldest institution of higher learning in the state of California. Levi's...
Santa Clara:
$108,886
California:
$64,500
$2,093
Santa Clara:
$846,000
California:
$449,100
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Nvidia Corp, EMC Corporation, Intel Corporation, Citrix Systems Inc, and Oracle Corp. are among the top companies that take on many Senior Software Engineers in Santa Clara, Calif. Although Nvidia Corp offers the highest salaries (median pay is $147K), survey participants reported a rather limited pay range of $131K to $171K.

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 $132,000 based on 30 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 $135,000 based on 67 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 $144,000 based on 40 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 $157,000 based on 12 salaries.

Key Stats for Senior Software Engineer

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
46%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲12%

▲3%

National Average
$140,000

▼3%

Entry-Level
▼6%

Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries

▲3%

▲2%


National Average
$140,000

C programming Language
▼3%

▼4%

C++
▼5%

▼6%

C
▼7%

▼8%

JavaScript
▼8%

HTML
▼14%

ASP.NET
▼17%

C#
▼20%

.NET
▼21%

Microsoft SQL Server
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
46%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 6%
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