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

$95,000 - $166,491
(Median)
$95K
$130K
$170K
MEDIAN: $132,582
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Salary
$95,000 - $166,491  
   
Bonus
$3,973 - $34,963  
Profit Sharing
$7,500  
Total Pay (?
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$99,398 - $184,627  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 64
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Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

Java
up arrow 10%

Python
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National Average
$138,000

Linux
up arrow 1%

JavaScript
up arrow 3%

C++
up arrow 9%

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 10%

C
up arrow 11%

HTML
up arrow 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%
medical benefits
Vision: 78%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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