Average Late-Career Software Engineer Salary in San Jose, California

$152,563
Avg. Salary
$17,000
Bonus
$14,740
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The average salary for a Late-Career Software Engineer in San Jose, California is $152,563.
10%
$113k
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$153k
90%
$193k
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Salary
$113k - $193k
Bonus
$2k - $50k
Profit Sharing
$8k - $20k
Total Pay
$118k - $225k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

Skills in C++ Programming Language, C Programming Language and Java are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $100,056 based on 241 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $111,973 based on 920 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $122,873 based on 325 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $134,370 based on 163 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 (30.5% less), Denver, Colorado (24.9% less) and New York, New York (19.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,649 survey responses.
Entry Level
14.6%
Early Career
55.8%
Mid Career
19.7%
Experienced
9.9%