A Mid-Career Software Engineer in San Jose, California earns an average salary of $112,852 per year.

$81,984 - $142,289
(Median)
$82K
$110K
$140K
MEDIAN: $112,851
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$35.17 - $60.92
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$46
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MEDIAN: $45.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$81,984 - $142,289  
   
Bonus
$2,000 - $19,973  
Profit Sharing
$5,999  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$82,777 - $159,599  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 216
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$45.87  
   
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$2,000 - $19,973  
   
Profit Sharing
$5,999  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$82,777 - $159,599  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 8
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Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

Linux
up arrow 6%

Python
up arrow 6%

C programming Language
up arrow 4%

Java
up arrow 2%

UNIX
up arrow 2%

C++ Programming Language
0%

National Average
$118,000

SQL
up arrow 1%

C
up arrow 2%

JavaScript
up arrow 5%

C++
up arrow 7%

HTML
up arrow 9%

C# Programming Language
up arrow 12%

C#
up arrow 13%

.NET
up arrow 13%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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