Senior Systems Engineer Salary in San Jose, California (United States)

The average salary for a Senior Systems Engineer in San Jose, California is $110,997 per year.
Senior Systems Engineer in San Jose, California Total Pay (?
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$82,702 - $151,613
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MEDIAN: $110,996
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$82,702 - $151,613  
   
Bonus
$1,030 - $14,414  
Profit Sharing
$1,409 - $26,074  
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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$87,072 - $160,264  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 93
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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.

Experience Affects Senior Systems Engineer in San Jose, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 28%
National Average
$116,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 8%
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Senior Systems Engineer in San Jose, California Salaries

Engineering Design
up arrow 6%
Project Management
up arrow 5%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%
National Average
$116,000
Systems Engineering
up arrow 2%
Requirements Analysis
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
16%
female alumni
 
Male
84%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 90%
vision benefits Vision: 83% employee benefits None: 3%
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