Average Early-Career Software Engineer with C Programming Language Skills Salary in Santa Clara, California

$123,003
Avg. Salary
$9,000
Bonus
$6,146
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The average salary for an Early-Career Software Engineer with C Programming Language skills in Santa Clara, California is $123,003.
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$93k
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$145k
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$93k - $145k
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$3k - $19k
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$96k - $153k
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What Are Popular Skills for Software Engineers?

Skills that pay less than market rate include Linux, JavaScript, Java, C++ Programming Language 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 $107,487 based on 15 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $112,695 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $152,093 based on 6 salaries.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Irvine, California (38.4% less), Boston, Massachusetts (29.9% less) and San Diego, California (27.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 32 survey responses.
Entry Level
46.9%
Mid Career
34.4%
Experienced
18.8%