A Software Engineer with C skills in San Jose, California earns an average salary of $101,691 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

$80,374 - $133,885
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$80K
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$130K
MEDIAN: $101,691
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$29.22 - $65.89
(Median)
$29
$46
$66
MEDIAN: $45.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$80,374 - $133,885  
   
Bonus
$2,017 - $17,376  
Profit Sharing
$99.33 - $39,453  
Total Pay (?
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$83,101 - $145,676  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 13 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 266
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$29.22 - $65.89  
   
Overtime
$69.28  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$2,017 - $17,376  
   
Profit Sharing
$99.33 - $39,453  
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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$83,101 - $145,676  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 13 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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About San Jose, California

Santa Clara County, California
1,011,560
Male:
518,317 (50.5%)
Female:
508,602 (49.5%)
San Jose (/ˌsæn hoʊˈzeɪ/; Spanish for Saint Joseph), originally Pueblo de San José de Guadalupe and officially the City of San José, is the third-largest city by population in California, the tenth-largest by population in the United States, and the county seat of Santa Clara County. San Jose is the largest city within the Bay Area and the largest city in Northern California. Before the arrival of the Spanish, the area around San Jose was inhabited by the Ohlone people. San Jose was founded on November 29, 1777, as San José de Guadalupe, the first civilian town in the Spanish colony of Alta California. The city served as a farming community to support Spanish military installations at San Francisco and Monterey. When California gained statehood in 1850, San Jose became the capital. After more than 150 years as a small farming community, the San Jose area in the mid-20th century contained some of...
San Jose:
$91,451
California:
$64,500
$1,757
San Jose:
$717,100
California:
$449,100
4.1%

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Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 26%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$107,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
medical benefits
Vision: 79%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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