Average Entry-Level Software Engineer with SQL Skills Salary in San Jose, California

$96,746
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$6,011
Bonus
$5,500
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Software Engineer with SQL skills in San Jose, California is $96,746.
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$63k
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$97k
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$124k
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$63k - $124k
Bonus
$4k - $15k
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$2k - $19k
Total Pay
$68k - $132k
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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

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

Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer

An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $111,353 based on 127 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $120,858 based on 32 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $128,878 based on 20 salaries.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 6.3% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (26.6% less), Atlanta, Georgia (25.2% less) and Austin, Texas (22.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 179 survey responses.
Early Career
70.9%
Mid Career
17.9%
Experienced
11.2%