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

A Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in San Jose, California earns an average salary of $127,156 per year. This job's pay does not change very much with experience. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$86,590 - $151,857
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MEDIAN: $127,274
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$32.50 - $110.00
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MEDIAN: $69.21
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$86,590 - $151,857  
   
Bonus
$2,009 - $21,357  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $35,745  
Total Pay (?
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$87,632 - $168,488  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 146
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$32.50 - $110.00  
   
Overtime
$30.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$2,009 - $21,357  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $35,745  
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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$87,632 - $168,488  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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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

Pay by Experience for a Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer has a positive trend. An entry-level Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $130,000 based on 34 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $134,000 based on 73 salaries. An experienced Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $137,000 based on 69 salaries. A Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $139,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

▲4%

▲3%

▼0%

National Average
$134,000

Entry-Level
▼2%

Skills That Affect Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

▲7%


Python
▲4%

SQL
▲3%

▲3%

C++
▲1%

▲1%

HTML
▲1%

▲1%

C
▼0%

C programming Language
▼0%

National Average
$134,000

C# Programming Language
▼3%

▼4%

▼4%

C#
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
no benefits
None: 6%
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