Average Early-Career Software Engineer with SQL Skills Salary in San Jose, California

$110,233
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$11,118
Bonus
$10,000
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The average salary for an Early-Career Software Engineer with SQL skills in San Jose, California is $110,233.
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$78k
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$110k
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$133k
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Salary
$78k - $133k
Bonus
$4k - $20k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $30k
Total Pay
$78k - $149k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

Skills in Java, Python, JavaScript, C++ Programming Language and C Programming Language 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 $97,852 based on 40 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $116,418 based on 34 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $120,043 based on 22 salaries.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 7.7% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (30.2% less), Chicago, Illinois (28.1% less) and Austin, Texas (24.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 96 survey responses.
Entry Level
41.7%
Mid Career
35.4%
Experienced
22.9%