Average Mid-Career Software Engineer Salary in Sunnyvale, California

$129,817
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$14,415
Bonus
$8,000
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, California is $129,817.
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$101k
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$130k
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$159k
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$101k - $159k
Bonus
$5k - $25k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $46k
Total Pay
$107k - $182k
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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

Skills in Java and Python are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include C++ Programming Language, SQL 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 $108,204 based on 60 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $118,031 based on 285 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $140,801 based on 42 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $146,909.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 4.5% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (28.6% less), Chicago, Illinois (27.1% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (21.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 396 survey responses.
Entry Level
15.2%
Early Career
72.0%
Experienced
10.6%
Late Career
2.3%