Mid-Career Software Engineer in Palo Alto, California Salary

A Mid-Career Software Engineer in Palo Alto, California earns an average salary of $132,582 per year.

$95,000 - $166,491
$95K
$130K
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MEDIAN: $132,582
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Salary
$95,000 - $166,491  
   
Bonus
$3,973 - $34,963  
Profit Sharing
$7,500  
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$99,398 - $184,627  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 64

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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
1.6%

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Key Stats for Software Engineer

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
5-9 years
78%
10-19 years
22%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

Java
▲10%

Python
▲8%

National Average
$138,000

Linux
▼1%

JavaScript
▼3%

C++
▼9%

C++ Programming Language
▼10%

C
▼11%

HTML
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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