A Mid-Career Staff Software Engineer in San Jose, California earns an average salary of $140,867 per year.

$113,545 - $157,234
(Median)
$110K
$140K
$160K
MEDIAN: $140,867
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Salary
$113,545 - $157,234  
   
Bonus
$4,913 - $32,556  
Profit Sharing
$12,000  
Total Pay (?
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$115,992 - $181,166  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 54
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Skills That Affect Staff Software Engineer Salaries

Software Architecture
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C programming Language
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Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS
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National Average
$156,000

Linux
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C
up arrow 6%

C++ Programming Language
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C++
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
medical benefits
Vision: 87%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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