An Experienced Senior Software Engineer in Santa Clara, California earns an average salary of $127,839 per year. A skill in Java is associated with high pay for this job.

$100,518 - $156,608
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$100,518 - $156,608  
   
Bonus
$0.33 - $20,741  
Profit Sharing
$979 - $11,150  
Commission
$15.00  
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$102,773 - $170,768  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 14 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 100

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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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Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries

Java
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Java/J2EE
up arrow 6%

C++ Programming Language
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C++
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Python
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C programming Language
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Linux
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$134,000

UNIX
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C
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C#
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
medical benefits
Vision: 84%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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