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Entry-Level Software Engineer Salary in San Jose, California (United States)

The average pay for an Entry-Level Software Engineer in San Jose, California is $88,589 per year.
Entry-Level Software Engineer in San Jose, California Salary (?
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$64,809 - $108,863
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $88,589
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Entry-Level Software Engineer in San Jose, California Salary (?
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$20.61 - $51.49
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$64,809 - $108,863  
   
Bonus
$800 - $12,180  
Profit Sharing
$102.13 - $19,574  
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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$64,301 - $117,331  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 573
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$20.61 - $51.49  
   
Overtime
$29.03 - $71.32  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$800 - $12,180  
   
Profit Sharing
$102.13 - $19,574  
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).
)
$64,301 - $117,331  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 53
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Software Engineer in San Jose, California Salaries

C
up arrow 8%
Oracle
up arrow 8%
JavaScript
up arrow 7%
Linux
up arrow 4%
Python
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C++
0%
National Average
$91,000
Java
up arrow 3%
UNIX
up arrow 3%
HTML
up arrow 6%
C#
up arrow 6%
SQL
up arrow 7%
ASP.NET
up arrow 7%
PL/SQL
up arrow 8%
.NET
up arrow 9%
PHP
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 122 votes.

Gender

Female
13%
female alumni
 
Male
87%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 7%