Average Early-Career Software Engineer with SQL Skills Salary in Palo Alto, California

$117,308
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$15,000
Bonus
$17,000
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The average salary for an Early-Career Software Engineer with SQL skills in Palo Alto, California is $117,308.
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$84k
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$153k
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$84k - $153k
Bonus
$3k - $27k
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Total Pay
$73k - $177k
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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

Skills in Java, Python, C++ Programming Language and C Programming Language are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include JavaScript.

Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer

An entry-level Software Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $104,762 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $128,205 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $126,482 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 0.5% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (34.5% less), Chicago, Illinois (32.6% less) and Austin, Texas (29.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 25 survey responses.
Entry Level
32.0%
Mid Career
48.0%
Experienced
20.0%