A Mid-Career Senior Software Engineer in Palo Alto, California earns an average salary of $135,267 per year.

$109,867 - $167,718
(Median)
$110K
$140K
$170K
MEDIAN: $135,267
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Salary
$109,867 - $167,718  
   
Bonus
$2,000 - $32,147  
Profit Sharing
$32,500  
Total Pay (?
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$112,515 - $188,045  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 81
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Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries

Linux
up arrow 7%

Python
up arrow 4%

PHP
up arrow 4%

Java
up arrow 2%

Ruby on Rails
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C++ Programming Language
up arrow 1%

UNIX
0%

National Average
$144,000

C++
up arrow 3%

C programming Language
up arrow 3%

Java/J2EE
up arrow 3%

C
up arrow 4%

JavaScript
up arrow 4%

C#
up arrow 6%

SQL
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
medical benefits
Vision: 82%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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