A Software Engineer with C# skills in San Jose, California earns an average salary of $97,627 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$65,912 - $127,874
(Median)
$66K
$98K
$130K
MEDIAN: $97,626
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$28.00 - $50.05
(Median)
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$45
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MEDIAN: $45.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$65,912 - $127,874  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,966  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$65,639 - $135,708  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 13 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 97
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$45.00  
   
Overtime
$42.50  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,966  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$65,639 - $135,708  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 13 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7
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Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$99,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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