A Software Engineer at Cisco Systems Inc in San Jose, California earns an average salary of $103,461 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. A skill in Cisco Networking is associated with high pay for this job.

$86,273 - $124,929
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MEDIAN: $103,461
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$28.46 - $56.01
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MEDIAN: $47.11
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$86,273 - $124,929  
   
Bonus
$2,043 - $18,873  
Profit Sharing
$7,861  
Total Pay (?
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$89,992 - $137,042  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 85
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$0$31$62$93
Hourly Rate
$28.46 - $56.01  
   
Overtime
$64.25 - $92.21  
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$2,043 - $18,873  
   
Profit Sharing
$7,861  
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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$89,992 - $137,042  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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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...
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Key Stats for Software Engineer

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
051
Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
1%
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Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 18%


National Average
$107,000


Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

Cisco Networking
up arrow 14%

Linux
up arrow 4%

C programming Language
up arrow 3%

UNIX
up arrow 3%

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 1%

C
0%

Python
0%

National Average
$107,000

SQL
up arrow 1%

JavaScript
up arrow 4%

C++
up arrow 5%

Java
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 81%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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