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

A Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in San Jose, California earns an average salary of $113,744 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.

$81,729 - $143,859
(Median)
$82K
$110K
$140K
MEDIAN: $113,743
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50%
90%

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$35.32 - $70.96
(Median)
$35
$46
$71
MEDIAN: $46.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$81,729 - $143,859  
   
Bonus
$983 - $20,600  
Profit Sharing
$1,957 - $20,134  
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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$82,872 - $158,890  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 394
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$35.32 - $70.96  
   
Overtime
$20.50 - $71.50  
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.
)
$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$983 - $20,600  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,957 - $20,134  
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).
)
$82,872 - $158,890  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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

Late-Career
up arrow 14%


National Average
$121,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

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

Java/J2EE
up arrow 10%

C
up arrow 7%

C++
up arrow 6%

Java
up arrow 5%

Linux
up arrow 5%

UNIX
up arrow 3%

Oracle
up arrow 1%

SQL
0%

National Average
$121,000

C#
up arrow 4%

HTML
up arrow 6%

JavaScript
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 83 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

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