Senior Systems Engineer in San Jose Salary

The average salary for a Senior Systems Engineer in San Jose, California is $116,096 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$91,020 - $146,885
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MEDIAN: $116,358
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$91,020 - $146,885  
   
Bonus
$4,880 - $19,769  
Profit Sharing
$10,000  
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$91,793 - $157,849  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 46

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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
4.1%

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Systems Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Senior Systems Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Systems Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $120,000 based on 18 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Systems Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $118,000 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Senior Systems Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $131,000 based on 17 salaries. A Senior Systems Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $154,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Senior Systems Engineer

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Senior Systems Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲25%

▲6%

National Average
$124,000

Entry-Level
▼3%

Mid-Career
▼4%

Skills That Affect Senior Systems Engineer Salaries

Linux
▲6%


UNIX
▲2%

Systems Engineering
▼0%

National Average
$124,000

Microsoft Word
▼5%

Engineering Design
▼6%

Matlab
▼6%

Requirements Analysis
▼9%

VMware ESX
▼11%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼15%

Microsoft Office
▼16%

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 92%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
no benefits
None: 3%
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