An Entry-Level Staff Software Engineer earns an average salary of $89,519 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Software Architecture and C programming Language.

$69,551 - $125,766
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MEDIAN: $89,518
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$69,551 - $125,766  
   
Bonus
$1,039 - $19,392  
Profit Sharing
$507 - $24,658  
Total Pay (?
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$71,183 - $142,172  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 109
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Staff Software Engineer in Irvine:
"Depends on what department you work in..."
Relax, don't stress about problems. Everyone is reasonable, and ready to help. If deadline slips, it's no big deal. We just think about what went wrong and how to estimate time a little better.

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Skills That Affect Staff Software Engineer Salaries

Software Architecture
up arrow 11%

C programming Language
up arrow 11%

Linux
up arrow 8%

Software Development
up arrow 3%

Java
up arrow 2%

C
up arrow 1%

National Average
$92,000

JavaScript
up arrow 2%

SQL
up arrow 2%

Python
up arrow 7%

Java/J2EE
up arrow 7%

HTML
up arrow 8%

C++
up arrow 11%

C# Programming Language
up arrow 12%

C#
up arrow 14%

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 93%
medical benefits
Vision: 85%
dental benefits
None: 3%
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