Average Senior Software Engineer Salary in Sunnyvale, California

$149,954
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$120k
MEDIAN
$150k
90%
$179k

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer is $149,954

Base Salary
$120k - $179k
Bonus
$10k - $31k
Profit Sharing
$6k - $45k
Total Pay
$123k - $201k
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What Do Senior Software Engineers Do?

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

Male
84.5%
Female
14.3%
Prefer to self-define
1.2%
This data is based on 84 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

92%

Dental

86%

Vision

85%

None

8%