Average Entry-Level Software Engineer with Java Skills Salary in San Mateo, California

$100,000
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$9,721
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Software Engineer with Java skills in San Mateo, California is $100,000.
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$78k
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$127k
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$78k - $127k
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What Are Popular Skills for Software Engineers?

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

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 $108,187 based on 41 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $142,431 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $122,084 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 6.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (0.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (23.8% less), Atlanta, Georgia (22.6% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (17.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 52 survey responses.
Early Career
78.8%
Mid Career
11.5%
Experienced
9.6%