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

$121,697
Avg. Salary
$14,573
Bonus
$18,000
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The average salary for an Early-Career Software Engineer with Java skills in Palo Alto, California is $121,697.
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$152k
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$98k - $152k
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$9k - $30k
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$15k - $26k
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$102k - $172k
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What Are Popular Skills for Software Engineers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineers?

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 $109,410 based on 30 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $137,483 based on 32 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $140,500 based on 9 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 (32.4% less), Austin, Texas (30.4% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (25.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 71 survey responses.
Entry Level
42.3%
Mid Career
45.1%
Experienced
12.7%