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

A Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in San Jose, California earns an average salary of $110,966 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. A skill in Java/J2EE is associated with high pay for this job.
Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in San Jose, California Total Pay (?
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$79,145 - $140,731
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MEDIAN: $110,966
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Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in San Jose, California Total Pay (?
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$35.30 - $70.23
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MEDIAN: $52.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$79,145 - $140,731  
   
Bonus
$1,922 - $20,372  
Profit Sharing
$1,987 - $19,392  
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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$81,226 - $154,329  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 703
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$35.30 - $70.23  
   
Overtime
$24.57 - $64.09  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,922 - $20,372  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,987 - $19,392  
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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$81,226 - $154,329  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 703
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Experience Affects Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in San Jose, California Salaries

National Average
$119,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

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

Java/J2EE
up arrow 11%
C
up arrow 5%
Linux
up arrow 3%
C++
up arrow 3%
UNIX
up arrow 3%
Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 1%
Java
0%
National Average
$119,000
SQL
up arrow 3%
Oracle
up arrow 4%
C#
up arrow 4%
HTML
up arrow 5%
JavaScript
up arrow 8%
ASP.NET
up arrow 9%
.NET
up arrow 10%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 172 votes.
Gender
Female
11%
female alumni
 
Male
89%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
9%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 75% employee benefits None: 5%
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