Senior Systems Engineer Salary in San Jose, California

A Senior Systems Engineer in San Jose, California earns an average salary of $114,171 per year. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$86,523 - $153,827
(Median)
$87K
$110K
$150K
MEDIAN: $114,171
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$86,523 - $153,827  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $15,904  
Profit Sharing
$1,443 - $25,451  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$89,036 - $164,473  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 100

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Systems Engineer in San Jose, California

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

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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 15%

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

Project Management
up arrow 14%

Linux
up arrow 8%

UNIX
up arrow 7%

Engineering Design
up arrow 5%

VMware ESX
up arrow 2%

Systems Engineering
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

National Average
$118,000

Requirements Analysis
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 10%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 92%
vision benefits Vision: 87% employee benefits None: 3%