The average pay for an Experienced Staff Software Engineer in San Jose, California is $141,445 per year. A skill in Java/J2EE is associated with high pay for this job.

$117,838 - $155,346
(Median)
$120K
$140K
$160K
MEDIAN: $141,445
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Salary
$117,838 - $155,346  
   
Bonus
$7,149 - $25,789  
Profit Sharing
$14,740  
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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$126,462 - $179,453  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 55
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Skills That Affect Staff Software Engineer Salaries

Java/J2EE
up arrow 11%

SQL
up arrow 8%

JavaScript
up arrow 6%

Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS
up arrow 3%

C++
up arrow 1%

Java
up arrow 1%

UNIX
up arrow 1%

C++ Programming Language
0%

Software Development
0%

National Average
$152,000

Linux
up arrow 1%

C programming Language
up arrow 2%

C
up arrow 4%

C#
up arrow 5%

C# Programming Language
up arrow 7%

.NET
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 96%
medical benefits
Vision: 85%
dental benefits
None:
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