The average salary for a Software Engineer in Redwood City, California is $106,945 per year. A skill in Linux is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$81,578 - $142,348
(Median)
$82K
$110K
$140K
MEDIAN: $106,944
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Salary
$81,578 - $142,348  
   
Bonus
$5,500 - $30,000  
Profit Sharing
$4,875  
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$81,167 - $147,165  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 103
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Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 32%

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

National Average
$109,000


Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

Linux
up arrow 19%

UNIX
up arrow 2%

Java
0%

National Average
$109,000

SQL
up arrow 1%

Python
up arrow 3%

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 4%

C++
up arrow 7%

PHP
up arrow 8%

JavaScript
up arrow 11%

Ruby on Rails
up arrow 13%

C
up arrow 20%

C# Programming Language
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 85%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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