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

The average pay for a Software Engineer in San Jose, California is $94,083 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Software Engineer in San Jose, California Total Pay (?
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$67,083 - $124,159
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MEDIAN: $94,083
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Software Engineer in San Jose, California Total Pay (?
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$23.24 - $60.27
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MEDIAN: $41.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$67,083 - $124,159  
   
Bonus
$515 - $16,117  
Profit Sharing
$496.65 - $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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$67,217 - $134,260  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 994
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$23.24 - $60.27  
   
Overtime
$29.12 - $70.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$515 - $16,117  
   
Profit Sharing
$496.65 - $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).
)
$67,217 - $134,260  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 994
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Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer in San Jose, California

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Software Engineer in San Jose, California Salaries

National Average
$98,000

Skills That Affect Software Engineer in San Jose, California Salaries

C
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C++
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UNIX
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JavaScript
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Oracle
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Python
0%
National Average
$98,000
Java
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PL/SQL
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SQL
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ASP.NET
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C#
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Microsoft SQL Server
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HTML
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.NET
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Gender

Female
13%
female alumni
 
Male
88%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 6%
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