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

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The average salary for an Early-Career Software Engineer with Java skills in San Jose, California is $112,236.
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$77k - $150k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

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

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 $99,163 based on 88 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $122,394 based on 83 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $124,687 based on 42 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $167,164.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 6.4% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (29.1% less), Chicago, Illinois (27.3% less) and Austin, Texas (25.0% less).

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