An Experienced Software Engineer in San Jose, California earns an average salary of $128,777 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Linux and Python.

$98,977 - $169,418
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$98,977 - $169,418  
   
Bonus
$1,007 - $26,819  
Profit Sharing
$13,000  
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$100,624 - $183,421  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 102

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About San Jose, California

Santa Clara County, California
1,026,919
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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Key Stats for Software Engineer

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
10-19 years
85%
20 years or more
15%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

Linux
up arrow 20%

Python
up arrow 12%

Java
up arrow 4%

C programming Language
up arrow 3%

C
up arrow 2%

SQL
0%

National Average
$133,000

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 6%

C++
up arrow 7%

PL/SQL
up arrow 12%

C#
up arrow 19%

JavaScript
up arrow 19%

C# Programming Language
up arrow 20%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 21%

.NET
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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