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Senior Software Engineer Salary in San Jose, California

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer in San Jose, California is $121,720 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
$95,957 - $147,706
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MEDIAN: $121,720
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$33.22 - $89.40
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MEDIAN: $60
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$95,957 - $147,706  
   
Bonus
$1,936 - $20,901  
Profit Sharing
$12.26 - $19,574  
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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$97,040 - $160,625  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 497
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Hourly Rate
$33.22 - $89.40  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,936 - $20,901  
   
Profit Sharing
$12.26 - $19,574  
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).
)
$97,040 - $160,625  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Software Engineer in San Jose, California

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

Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer in San Jose, California Salaries



National Average
$129,000



Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer in San Jose, California Salaries

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Linux
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PL/SQL
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Java/J2EE
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UNIX
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C
0%

SQL
0%

National Average
$129,000

Java
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C++
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HTML
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JavaScript
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.NET
up arrow 5%

C#
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Oracle
up arrow 7%

ASP.NET
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 74 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 80% employee benefits None: 6%