Senior Software Engineer in San Jose, California Salary

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer in San Jose, California is $123,862 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.

$97,668 - $150,830
(Median)
$98K
$120K
$150K
MEDIAN: $123,861
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$34.15 - $87.00
(Median)
$34
$62
$87
MEDIAN: $62.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$97,668 - $150,830  
   
Bonus
$2,478 - $22,629  
Profit Sharing
$304.10 - $37,029  
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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$99,294 - $165,354  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 694
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$34.15 - $87.00  
   
Overtime
$72.50  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$2,478 - $22,629  
   
Profit Sharing
$304.10 - $37,029  
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).
)
$99,294 - $165,354  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries



National Average
$132,000



Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries

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C
up arrow 2%

UNIX
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Java
0%

C++
0%

National Average
$132,000

Java/J2EE
up arrow 1%

SQL
up arrow 1%

JavaScript
up arrow 2%

HTML
up arrow 3%

PL/SQL
up arrow 3%

C#
up arrow 7%

.NET
up arrow 7%

Oracle
up arrow 7%

ASP.NET
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 93 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
medical benefits
Vision: 78%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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