Average Software Engineer Salary in Redwood City, California

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The average salary for a Software Engineer in Redwood City, California is $115,145.
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Popular Employer Salaries for Software Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Software Engineer are from the companies Electronic Arts Inc., Informatica Corporation and Oracle. Reported salaries are highest at Informatica Corporation where the average pay is $112,857. Oracle pays the lowest at around $101,470.

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

Skills in Java, Python and SQL are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include C++ Programming Language 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 $100,299 based on 25 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $114,995 based on 151 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $121,895 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $154,839 based on 9 salaries.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 2.0% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (28.8% less), San Diego, California (25.0% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (21.5% less).

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