Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in San Jose, California Salary

The average salary for a Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in San Jose, California is $124,232 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. A skill in Java is associated with high pay for this job.

$79,218 - $150,118
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MEDIAN: $124,231
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$30.41 - $108.50
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MEDIAN: $65.00
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$79,218 - $150,118  
   
Bonus
$2,576 - $21,195  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $39,149  
Total Pay (?
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$81,041 - $167,351  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 132
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Hourly Rate
$30.41 - $108.50  
   
Overtime
$30.00  
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$2,576 - $21,195  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $39,149  
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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$81,041 - $167,351  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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About San Jose, California

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...
San Jose:
$91,451
California:
$64,500
$1,757
San Jose:
$717,100
California:
$449,100
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Pay by Experience Level for Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 6%


National Average
$131,000


Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

Java
up arrow 12%

HTML
up arrow 7%

JavaScript
up arrow 6%

UNIX
up arrow 6%

SQL
up arrow 5%

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 4%

C++
up arrow 3%

Oracle
up arrow 3%

C
up arrow 2%

C programming Language
up arrow 2%

Python
up arrow 2%

National Average
$131,000

Linux
up arrow 3%

Java/J2EE
up arrow 4%

C# Programming Language
up arrow 4%

C#
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 76%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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