Average Senior Applications Engineer Salary in San Jose, California

$108,553
Avg. Salary
$10,776
Bonus
$15,000
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The average salary for a Senior Applications Engineer in San Jose, California is $108,553.
10%
$83k
MEDIAN
$109k
90%
$145k
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What Do Senior Applications Engineers Do?

Senior Applications Engineer Tasks
  • Research, document, and act as subject matter expert on specified applications.
  • Participate in design and improvement processes.
  • Coordinate data across teams to create coherent products and communication with clients.
  • Manage project schedules, including testing and delivery to customers.

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What Are Popular Skills for Senior Applications Engineers?

Skills in Engineering Design, Technical Sales, Applications and Software Development are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Senior Applications Engineers?

An early career Senior Applications Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $101,414 based on 17 salaries. A mid-career Senior Applications Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $109,927 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Senior Applications Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $130,000 based on 6 salaries.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Minneapolis, Minnesota (15.7% less), Dallas, Texas (15.7% less) and Austin, Texas (13.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 35 survey responses.
Early Career
48.6%
Mid Career
34.3%
Experienced
17.1%