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

The average salary for a Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in San Jose, California is $115,683 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$79,226 - $145,560
(Median)
$79K
$120K
$150K
MEDIAN: $115,682
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$35.11 - $72.13
(Median)
$35
$45
$72
MEDIAN: $44.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$79,226 - $145,560  
   
Bonus
$776 - $20,491  
Profit Sharing
$2,000 - $22,000  
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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$80,411 - $160,570  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 327
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$35.11 - $72.13  
   
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$776 - $20,491  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000 - $22,000  
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).
)
$80,411 - $160,570  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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Pay by Experience Level for Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in San Jose, California

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Experience Affects Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in San Jose, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%


National Average
$123,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

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

C
up arrow 8%

Java/J2EE
up arrow 8%

Java
up arrow 6%

C++
up arrow 6%

Linux
up arrow 5%

UNIX
up arrow 2%

SQL
0%

National Average
$123,000

Oracle
up arrow 2%

C#
up arrow 4%

HTML
up arrow 7%

JavaScript
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 56 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
49%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 6%
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