Average Entry-Level Software Engineer Salary in Menlo Park, California

$109,266
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$10,959
Bonus
$24,566
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Software Engineer in Menlo Park, California is $109,266.
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$82k
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$109k
90%
$121k
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$82k - $121k
Bonus
$5k - $20k
Profit Sharing
$6k - $39k
Total Pay
$83k - $153k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

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

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 $115,647 based on 89 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $147,115 based on 32 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $171,912 based on 14 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 (32.2% less), San Diego, California (30.6% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (25.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 135 survey responses.
Early Career
65.9%
Mid Career
23.7%
Experienced
10.4%