Senior Software Engineer with C Skills in San Jose Salary

The average pay for a Senior Software Engineer with C skills in San Jose, California is $122,051 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 move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

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MEDIAN: $122,051
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$99,368 - $149,785  
   
Bonus
$2,543 - $22,658  
Profit Sharing
$3,563 - $19,500  
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$102,420 - $165,007  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 13 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 164

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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

Pay by Experience for a Senior Software Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Software Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $125,000 based on 44 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Software Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $133,000 based on 80 salaries. An experienced Senior Software Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $141,000 based on 64 salaries. A Senior Software Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $155,000 based on 14 salaries.

Key Stats for Senior Software Engineer

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲16%

Experienced
▲5%

National Average
$134,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 84%
no benefits
None: 3%