Average Senior Software Engineer with C++ Programming Language Skills Salary in San Jose, California

$145,755
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$118k
MEDIAN
$146k
90%
$183k

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer is $145,755

Base Salary
$118k - $183k
Bonus
$7k - $35k
Profit Sharing
$3k - $50k
Total Pay
$121k - $212k
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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
84.2%
Female
15.8%
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Common Health Benefits

Medical

91%

Dental

83%

Vision

82%

None

8%