Software Developer in Palo Alto, California Salary

The average salary for a Software Developer in Palo Alto, California is $99,788 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. A skill in Linux is associated with high pay for this job.

$64,789 - $130,490
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MEDIAN: $99,788
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$64,789 - $130,490  
   
Bonus
$3,041 - $14,795  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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$69,043 - $141,914  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 44
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About Palo Alto, California

Santa Clara County, California
66,848
Male:
31,451 (47.0%)
Female:
35,397 (53.0%)
Palo Alto (/ˌpæloʊˈæltoʊ/; Spanish: [ˈpalo ˈalto]; from palo, literally "stick", colloquially "tree", and alto "tall"; meaning: "tall tree") is a charter city located in the northwest corner of Santa Clara County, California, in the San Francisco Bay Area of the United States. The city shares its borders with East Palo Alto, Mountain View, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Stanford, Portola Valley, and Menlo Park. It is named after a coast redwood tree called El Palo Alto. Palo Alto was established by Leland Stanford Sr. when he founded Stanford University, following the death of his son, Leland Stanford Jr. The city includes portions of Stanford and is headquarters to a number of high-technology companies, including Hewlett-Packard (HP), Space Systems/Loral, VMware, Tesla Motors, Ford Research and Innovation Center, PARC, Ning, IDEO, Skype, and Palantir Technologies. It has also served as an incubator to several other high-technology companies such as Google, Facebook, Logitech, Intuit, Pinterest,...
Palo Alto:
$147,737
California:
$64,500
$2,337
Palo Alto:
$0
California:
$449,100
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Key Stats for Software Developer

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
13%
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Experience Affects Software Developer Salaries

Experienced
▲19%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$107,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Software Developer Salaries

Linux
▲16%

JavaScript
▲2%

Python
▲1%

Java
▼0%

National Average
$107,000

HTML
▼1%

C++
▼3%

SQL
▼5%

.NET
▼9%

C++ Programming Language
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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