Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, California Salary

The average salary for a Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, California is $112,489 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.

$82,464 - $138,387
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$110K
$140K
MEDIAN: $112,489
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$32.55 - $70.00
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MEDIAN: $47.50
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$82,464 - $138,387  
   
Bonus
$4,596 - $20,431  
Profit Sharing
$1,021 - $36,702  
Total Pay (?
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$82,593 - $151,551  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 213
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$32.55 - $70.00  
   
Overtime
$72.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$4,596 - $20,431  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,021 - $36,702  
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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$82,593 - $151,551  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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About Sunnyvale, California

Santa Clara County, California
151,760
Male:
79,480 (52.4%)
Female:
72,280 (47.6%)
Sunnyvale (/ˈsʌniveɪl/ or /ˈsʌnivəl/) is a city located in Santa Clara County, California. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 140,095. Sunnyvale is the seventh most populous city in the San Francisco Bay Area and one of the major cities comprising Silicon Valley. It is bordered by portions of San Jose to the north, Moffett Federal Airfield to the northwest, Mountain View to the west, Los Altos to the southwest, Cupertino to the south, and Santa Clara to the east. It lies along the historic El Camino Real and Highway 101. As part of California's high-tech area known as Silicon Valley, Sunnyvale is the headquarters location of companies including Juniper Networks, Fortinet, Advanced Micro Devices, NetApp, Spansion, Yahoo!, AppliedMicro, and Ariba. It is also home to several aerospace/defense companies: Lockheed Martin has a major facility in Sunnyvale, and Honeywell, Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems - Marine Systems (formerly Joshua Hendy...
Sunnyvale:
$112,217
California:
$64,500
$2,127
Sunnyvale:
$992,400
California:
$449,100
3.6%

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Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Software Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Software Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $113,000 based on 160 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Software Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $130,000 based on 65 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $145,000 based on 22 salaries. A Software Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $143,000 based on 8 salaries.

Key Stats for Software Engineer

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries

▲23%

Late-Career
▲21%

▲10%

National Average
$118,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

Android
▲6%

▲5%


▲2%

Hadoop
▲2%

Python
▼0%

National Average
$118,000

SQL
▼1%

C
▼4%


▼4%

C++
▼9%

PHP
▼9%

HTML
▼11%

UNIX
▼16%

C#
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
no benefits
None: 4%
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