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

$137,972
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$101k
MEDIAN
$138k
90%
$185k

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer is $137,972

Base Salary
$101k - $185k
Bonus
$4k - $20k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $35k
Total Pay
$105k - $198k
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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
76.9%
Female
23.1%
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Common Health Benefits

Medical

90%

Dental

80%

Vision

78%

None

8%