Average Late-Career Software Engineer Salary in Palo Alto, California

$163,400
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$20,000
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The average salary for a Late-Career Software Engineer in Palo Alto, California is $163,400.
25%
$127k
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$163k
75%
$202k
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$127k - $202k
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$127k - $207k

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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 $108,092 based on 77 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $118,827 based on 288 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $135,962 based on 85 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $152,546 based on 42 salaries.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (35.1% less), Denver, Colorado (30.4% less) and New York, New York (25.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 492 survey responses.
Entry Level
15.7%
Early Career
58.5%
Mid Career
17.3%
Experienced
8.5%