Average Early-Career Software Engineer with Java Skills Salary in Santa Clara, California

$107,485
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$8,844
Bonus
$13,000
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The average salary for an Early-Career Software Engineer with Java skills in Santa Clara, California is $107,485.
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$87k
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$107k
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$133k
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$87k - $133k
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$2k - $15k
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$85k - $145k
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What Are Popular Skills for Software Engineers?

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

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 $96,555 based on 10 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $110,449 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $152,605 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 11.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (4.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (23.5% less), Austin, Texas (21.2% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (15.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 28 survey responses.
Entry Level
35.7%
Mid Career
46.4%
Experienced
17.9%