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

The average salary for a Senior Systems Engineer in San Jose, California is $109,966 per year.
Senior Systems Engineer in San Jose, California Total Pay (?
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$82,390 - $152,171
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$82,390 - $152,171  
   
Bonus
$1,939 - $12,255  
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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$86,754 - $160,758  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 89
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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 33%
National Average
$115,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 10%
Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

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

Linux
up arrow 7%
Engineering Design
up arrow 6%
Project Management
up arrow 5%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%
National Average
$115,000
Systems Engineering
up arrow 3%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
10%
female alumni
 
Male
90%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 90%
vision benefits Vision: 83% employee benefits None: 4%
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