Average Senior Software Engineer Salary at Cisco Systems Inc in San Jose, California

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The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer at Cisco Systems Inc in San Jose, California is $136,660.
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$118k - $154k
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$132k - $196k

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Job Description for Senior Software Engineer

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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Software Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Senior Software Engineer are from the companies Paypal, Inc., eBay Inc. and Adobe Systems Incorporated. Reported salaries are highest at Splunk where the average pay is $167,500. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Nvidia Corp and Adobe Systems Incorporated, earning around $163,357 and $159,112, respectively. Qualcomm Inc pays the lowest at around $127,000. Paypal, Inc. and eBay Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $127,726 and $141,124, respectively.

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