Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary in San Jose, California (United States)

The average salary for a Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in San Jose, California is $86,773 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. A skill in Linux is associated with high pay for this job.
Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in San Jose, California Total Pay (?
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$66,077 - $112,113
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MEDIAN: $86,772
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$66,077 - $112,113  
   
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$0.00 - $12,122  
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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$63,264 - $119,375  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 77
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Experience Affects Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in San Jose, California Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 16%
National Average
$87,000

Skills That Affect Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in San Jose, California Salaries

Linux
up arrow 15%
Python
up arrow 9%
PHP
up arrow 9%
C
up arrow 5%
C++
up arrow 5%
National Average
$87,000
Java
up arrow 5%
JavaScript
up arrow 5%
SQL
up arrow 5%
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Gender
Female
8%
female alumni
 
Male
92%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
16%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 8%
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