Average Late-Career Software Engineer Salary in Sunnyvale, California

$146,909
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$16,000
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The average salary for a Late-Career Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, California is $146,909.
25%
$115k
MEDIAN
$147k
75%
$165k
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$115k - $165k
Bonus
$0 - $16k
Total Pay
$115k - $172k

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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 $104,875 based on 57 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $115,898 based on 271 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $126,800 based on 140 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $135,691 based on 39 salaries.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 3.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (0.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (27.8% less), Denver, Colorado (22.6% less) and New York, New York (16.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 507 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.2%
Early Career
53.5%
Mid Career
27.6%
Experienced
7.7%