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 $111,345 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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$79,152 - $141,139
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $111,345
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Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in San Jose, California Total Pay (?
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$35.00 - $70.00
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MEDIAN: $51.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$79,152 - $141,139  
   
Bonus
$1,515 - $20,447  
Profit Sharing
$1,965 - $19,653  
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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$81,015 - $155,069  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 629
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$35.00 - $70.00  
   
Overtime
$24.57 - $64.09  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,515 - $20,447  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,965 - $19,653  
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).
)
$81,015 - $155,069  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 629
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Experience Affects Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in San Jose, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%
National Average
$119,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

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

Java/J2EE
up arrow 10%
C
up arrow 6%
Linux
up arrow 5%
C++
up arrow 5%
UNIX
up arrow 3%
Java
0%
National Average
$119,000
SQL
up arrow 3%
C#
up arrow 3%
Oracle
up arrow 5%
HTML
up arrow 6%
JavaScript
up arrow 8%

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 152 votes.

Gender

Female
12%
female alumni
 
Male
88%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 6%
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