The average salary for a Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in San Jose, California is $110,586 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in San Jose, California Total Pay (?
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$78,403 - $139,555
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MEDIAN: $110,585
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Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in San Jose, California Total Pay (?
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$35.81 - $66.38
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MEDIAN: $52.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$78,403 - $139,555  
   
Bonus
$1,945 - $20,159  
Profit Sharing
$2,009 - $18,740  
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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$80,577 - $153,001  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 881
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$35.81 - $66.38  
   
Overtime
$25.00 - $63.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,945 - $20,159  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,009 - $18,740  
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).
)
$80,577 - $153,001  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 881
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Experience Affects Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in San Jose, California Salaries

National Average
$118,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in San Jose, California Salaries

C
up arrow 5%
Java/J2EE
up arrow 4%
Linux
up arrow 4%
UNIX
up arrow 4%
C++
up arrow 3%
Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 1%
National Average
$118,000
Java
up arrow 1%
Oracle
up arrow 4%
SQL
up arrow 4%
C#
up arrow 5%
HTML
up arrow 5%
JavaScript
up arrow 6%
.NET
up arrow 9%
ASP.NET
up arrow 9%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 183 votes.
Gender
Female
11%
female alumni
 
Male
89%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
10%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 76% employee benefits None: 6%
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