Senior Software Engineer with Linux Skills in San Jose, California Salary

A Senior Software Engineer with Linux skills in San Jose, California earns an average salary of $142,532 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$117,334 - $174,087
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MEDIAN: $142,532
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$117,334 - $174,087  
   
Bonus
$2,923 - $25,342  
Profit Sharing
$12,000  
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$121,096 - $194,912  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 45

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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

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

Key Stats for Senior Software Engineer

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
045
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 4%

Experienced
up arrow 1%

National Average
$155,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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