Average Senior Software Engineer with Java Skills Salary in San Jose, California

$143,591
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$121k
MEDIAN
$144k
90%
$184k

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer is $143,591

Base Salary
$121k - $184k
Bonus
$7k - $25k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $26k
Total Pay
$125k - $204k
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What Do Senior Software Engineers Do?

Senior Software Engineer Tasks
  • Test and document software for client applications.
  • Guide and review work of junior engineers.
  • Translate business requirements into technical specifications and help manage project priorities and timelines.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for client applications.
  • Use source debuggers and visual development environments.
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Gender Breakdown

Male
81.0%
Female
19.0%
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Common Health Benefits

Medical

92%

Dental

84%

Vision

81%

None

7%