Senior Software Engineer in Santa Clara Salary

Senior Software Engineers in Santa Clara, Calif. see excellent average salaries — about $132K annually. Career length and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$92,923 - $159,768
$93K
$130K
$160K
MEDIAN: $131,589
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Salary $92,923 - $159,768
Bonus $4,848 - $25,760
Profit Sharing $10,113
Commission $15.00
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$96,135 - $170,506
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 89

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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
2.9%

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Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Software Engineer


Known for taking on a considerable number of Santa Clara Senior Software Engineers, Nvidia Corp, EMC Corporation, Intel Corporation, Citrix Systems Inc, and Oracle Corp. are leading firms in the industry. Although salaries only range from $131K to just $171K, Nvidia Corp still offers the highest pay with a median paycheck of $147K.

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
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
44%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲12%

▲2%

National Average
$140,000

▼4%

Entry-Level
▼6%

Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries

▲3%

▲2%


National Average
$140,000

C programming Language
▼3%

▼4%

C++
▼5%

C
▼7%

▼7%

▼8%

JavaScript
▼8%

HTML
▼15%

ASP.NET
▼17%

C#
▼20%

.NET
▼21%

Microsoft SQL Server
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
44%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 5%
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