Senior Software Engineer in San Jose, California Salary

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer in San Jose, California is $129,719 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. A skill in Linux is associated with high pay for this job.

$99,949 - $159,160
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MEDIAN: $129,719
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$51.06 - $130.87
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MEDIAN: $67.41
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$99,949 - $159,160  
   
Bonus
$3,064 - $22,939  
Profit Sharing
$1,973 - $39,152  
Total Pay (?
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$101,848 - $178,141  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 345
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Hourly Rate
$51.06 - $130.87  
   
Overtime
$50.00  
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$3,064 - $22,939  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,973 - $39,152  
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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$101,848 - $178,141  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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About San Jose, California

Santa Clara County, California
1,026,919
Male:
518,317 (50.5%)
Female:
508,602 (49.5%)
San Jose (/ˌsæn hoʊˈzeɪ/; Spanish for Saint Joseph), originally Pueblo de San José de Guadalupe and officially the City of San José, is the third-largest city by population in California, the tenth-largest by population in the United States, and the county seat of Santa Clara County. San Jose is the largest city within the Bay Area and the largest city in Northern California. Before the arrival of the Spanish, the area around San Jose was inhabited by the Ohlone people. San Jose was founded on November 29, 1777, as San José de Guadalupe, the first civilian town in the Spanish colony of Alta California. The city served as a farming community to support Spanish military installations at San Francisco and Monterey. When California gained statehood in 1850, San Jose became the capital. After more than 150 years as a small farming community, the San Jose area in the mid-20th century contained some of...
San Jose:
$91,451
California:
$64,500
$1,757
San Jose:
$717,100
California:
$449,100
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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Software Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Senior Software Engineer

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries

▲11%

▲6%

▼0%

National Average
$141,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries

▲10%

Oracle
▲4%

▲3%



Java/J2EE
▲1%

▲1%

National Average
$141,000

SQL
▼1%

JavaScript
▼2%

C
▼5%

C++
▼6%

C# Programming Language
▼11%

C#
▼13%

.NET
▼15%

ASP.NET
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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