Software Engineer in San Jose, California Salary

The average pay for a Software Engineer in San Jose, California is $99,909 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.

$72,603 - $132,353
(Median)
$73K
$100K
$130K
MEDIAN: $99,908
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$24.14 - $65.44
(Median)
$24
$44
$65
MEDIAN: $44.00
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90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$72,603 - $132,353  
   
Bonus
$960 - $16,539  
Profit Sharing
$487.22 - $24,944  
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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$71,593 - $142,509  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,175
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$24.14 - $65.44  
   
Overtime
$29.68 - $79.39  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$960 - $16,539  
   
Profit Sharing
$487.22 - $24,944  
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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$71,593 - $142,509  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 82
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Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries




National Average
$103,000


Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

Oracle
up arrow 5%

C
up arrow 4%

UNIX
up arrow 4%

Linux
up arrow 2%

Java
0%

Python
0%

National Average
$103,000

C++
up arrow 1%

JavaScript
up arrow 1%

SQL
up arrow 2%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 2%

HTML
up arrow 3%

PL/SQL
up arrow 3%

C#
up arrow 4%

PHP
up arrow 6%

.NET
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 136 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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