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Senior Software Engineer Salary in Santa Clara, California (United States)

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer in Santa Clara, California is $116,737 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Senior Software Engineer in Santa Clara, California Salary (?
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$91,418 - $143,653
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MEDIAN: $116,736
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National Salary Data

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$91,418 - $143,653  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,385  
Profit Sharing
$1,980 - $11,112  
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).
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$96,194 - $150,810  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 166
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Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer in Santa Clara, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%
National Average
$122,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer in Santa Clara, California Salaries

C++
up arrow 6%
Java
up arrow 5%
Python
up arrow 5%
Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS
up arrow 5%
C
up arrow 3%
Linux
up arrow 3%
UNIX
0%
National Average
$122,000
HTML
up arrow 2%
JavaScript
up arrow 3%
Java/J2EE
up arrow 3%
ASP.NET
up arrow 5%
.NET
up arrow 10%
C#
up arrow 12%
Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 12%
SQL
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
6%
female alumni
 
Male
94%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
48%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 78% employee benefits None: 5%