The average pay for a Software Development Engineer (SDE) in Sunnyvale, California is $110,996 per year. A skill in Android Operating System Development is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.

$99,828 - $142,349
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MEDIAN: $110,995
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$5,333 - $39,866  
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$101,747 - $164,449  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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About Sunnyvale, California

Santa Clara County, California
150,875
Male:
79,480 (52.4%)
Female:
72,280 (47.6%)
Sunnyvale (/ˈsʌniveɪl/ or /ˈsʌnivəl/) is a city located in Santa Clara County, California. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 140,095. Sunnyvale is the seventh most populous city in the San Francisco Bay Area and one of the major cities comprising Silicon Valley. It is bordered by portions of San Jose to the north, Moffett Federal Airfield to the northwest, Mountain View to the west, Los Altos to the southwest, Cupertino to the south, and Santa Clara to the east. It lies along the historic El Camino Real and Highway 101. As part of California's high-tech area known as Silicon Valley, Sunnyvale is the headquarters location of companies including Juniper Networks, Fortinet, Advanced Micro Devices, NetApp, Spansion, Yahoo!, AppliedMicro, and Ariba. It is also home to several aerospace/defense companies: Lockheed Martin has a major facility in Sunnyvale, and Honeywell, Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems - Marine Systems (formerly Joshua Hendy...
Sunnyvale:
$112,217
California:
$64,500
$2,127
Sunnyvale:
$992,400
California:
$449,100
3.6%

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Experience Affects Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 17%

National Average
$119,000


Skills That Affect Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salaries

Android Operating System Development
up arrow 13%

Object Oriented Programming (OOP)
up arrow 9%

C
up arrow 6%

JavaScript
up arrow 4%

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 2%

C++
0%

National Average
$119,000

Java
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Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
medical benefits
Vision: 80%
dental benefits
None:
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