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

A Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in San Jose, California earns an average salary of $115,705 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. A skill in C++ is associated with high pay for this job.

$78,269 - $147,730
(Median)
$78K
$120K
$150K
MEDIAN: $115,704
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$30.64 - $117.45
(Median)
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$41
$120
MEDIAN: $40
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$78,269 - $147,730  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,446  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $23,839  
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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$79,357 - $163,338  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 234
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$30.64 - $117.45  
   
Overtime
$42.60  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,446  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $23,839  
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).
)
$79,357 - $163,338  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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Experience Affects Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%


National Average
$121,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

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

C++
up arrow 11%

C
up arrow 10%

Java
up arrow 9%

UNIX
up arrow 9%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 9%

Linux
up arrow 7%

Java/J2EE
up arrow 7%

SQL
up arrow 6%

Oracle
up arrow 3%

HTML
0%

National Average
$121,000

C#
up arrow 4%

.NET
up arrow 6%

JavaScript
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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