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

$141,279
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$116k
MEDIAN
$141k
90%
$183k

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer is $141,279

Base Salary
$116k - $183k
Bonus
$8k - $21k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $12k
Total Pay
$118k - $193k
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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
85.7%
Female
14.3%
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Common Health Benefits

Medical

91%

Dental

91%

Vision

77%

None

5%