Average Entry-Level Software Engineer with Java Skills Salary in Santa Clara, California

$96,555
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$5,018
Bonus
$10,250
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Software Engineer with Java skills in Santa Clara, California is $96,555.
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$69k
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$97k
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$123k
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$69k - $123k
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$835 - $16k
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$70k - $131k
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What Are Popular Skills for Software Engineers?

Skills in C++ Programming Language, Python, C Programming Language, Node.js and Linux are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineers?

An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $107,485 based on 66 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 10.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (3.6% more) and Seattle, Washington (1.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (21.1% less), Atlanta, Georgia (20.2% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (14.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 84 survey responses.
Early Career
78.6%
Mid Career
15.5%
Experienced
6.0%