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Software Engineer Salary in San Jose, California

The average pay for a Software Engineer in San Jose, California is $97,692 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.

$69,722 - $129,323
(Median)
$70K
$98K
$130K
MEDIAN: $97,691
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90%

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$24.24 - $67.56
(Median)
$24
$43
$68
MEDIAN: $43.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$69,722 - $129,323  
   
Bonus
$505 - $17,289  
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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$69,521 - $139,712  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,000
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$24.24 - $67.56  
   
Overtime
$29.34 - $74.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$505 - $17,289  
   
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).
)
$69,521 - $139,712  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 64

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Experience Affects Software Engineer in San Jose, California Salaries




National Average
$101,000


Skills That Affect Software Engineer in San Jose, California Salaries

C
up arrow 6%

Linux
up arrow 3%

UNIX
up arrow 1%

C++
0%

Oracle
0%

National Average
$101,000

JavaScript
up arrow 1%

Python
up arrow 1%

Java
up arrow 2%

PL/SQL
up arrow 3%

PHP
up arrow 3%

HTML
up arrow 5%

SQL
up arrow 6%

C#
up arrow 9%

ASP.NET
up arrow 11%

.NET
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 161 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 5%