Staff Software Engineer in San Jose Salary

A Staff Software Engineer in San Jose, California earns an average salary of $139,832 per year. A skill in Python is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$108,623 - $165,430
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MEDIAN: $143,135
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Salary $108,623 - $165,430
Bonus $4,818 - $32,553
Profit Sharing $1,987 - $30,201
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$110,048 - $188,994
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 6 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 96

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About San Jose, California

Santa Clara County, California
1,026,919
Male:
518,317 (50.5%)
Female:
508,602 (49.5%)
San Jose (/ˌsæn hoʊˈzeɪ/; Spanish for Saint Joseph), originally Pueblo de San José de Guadalupe and officially the City of San José, is the third-largest city by population in California, the tenth-largest by population in the United States, and the county seat of Santa Clara County. San Jose is the largest city within the Bay Area and the largest city in Northern California. Before the arrival of the Spanish, the area around San Jose was inhabited by the Ohlone people. San Jose was founded on November 29, 1777, as San José de Guadalupe, the first civilian town in the Spanish colony of Alta California. The city served as a farming community to support Spanish military installations at San Francisco and Monterey. When California gained statehood in 1850, San Jose became the capital. After more than 150 years as a small farming community, the San Jose area in the mid-20th century contained some of...
San Jose:
$91,451
California:
$64,500
$1,757
San Jose:
$717,100
California:
$449,100
4.1%

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Pay by Experience Level for Staff Software Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Staff Software Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Staff Software Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $119,000 based on 9 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Staff Software Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $158,000 based on 50 salaries. An experienced Staff Software Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $153,000 based on 49 salaries. A Staff Software Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $166,000 based on 8 salaries.

Key Stats for Staff Software Engineer

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Staff Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲6%

▼0%

National Average
$157,000

▼3%

Entry-Level
▼25%

Skills That Affect Staff Software Engineer Salaries

Python
▲7%



National Average
$157,000


▼2%

HTML
▼3%

JavaScript
▼3%


Java
▼5%

Java/J2EE
▼6%

C++
▼7%

C
▼7%

C#
▼9%

C# Programming Language
▼9%

Software Development
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 80%
no benefits
None: 6%
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