Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salary in Sunnyvale, California (United States)

The average pay for a Software Development Engineer (SDE) in Sunnyvale, California is $107,210 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.
Software Development Engineer (SDE) in Sunnyvale, California Total Pay (?
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$85,330 - $122,399
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MEDIAN: $107,209
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$85,330 - $122,399  
   
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$2,959 - $18,436  
Total Pay (?
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$87,952 - $136,919  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 59
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Experience Affects Software Development Engineer (SDE) in Sunnyvale, California Salaries

Mid-Career
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National Average
$115,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Software Development Engineer (SDE) in Sunnyvale, California Salaries

Java
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National Average
$115,000
Linux
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C
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C++
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Gender
Female
7%
female alumni
 
Male
93%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
8%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 97% dental benefits Dental: 95%
vision benefits Vision: 93% employee benefits None: 2%
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