Senior Systems Engineer Salary in San Jose, California

A Senior Systems Engineer in San Jose, California earns an average salary of $114,072 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Project Management and Linux.

$85,849 - $152,600

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$85,849 - $152,600  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,727  
Profit Sharing
$1,443 - $25,451  
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$87,813 - $165,097  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 98
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Experience Affects Senior Systems Engineer in San Jose, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%


National Average
$118,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Skills That Affect Senior Systems Engineer in San Jose, California Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 17%

Linux
up arrow 10%

UNIX
up arrow 7%

Engineering Design
up arrow 4%

VMware ESX
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

National Average
$118,000

Systems Engineering
up arrow 1%

Requirements Analysis
up arrow 5%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 91%
vision benefits Vision: 85% employee benefits None: 3%
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