Software Engineer with Linux Skills in San Jose Salary

A Software Engineer with Linux skills in San Jose, California earns an average salary of $109,860 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$88,355 - $144,185
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MEDIAN: $109,708
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$0$157K
Salary $88,355 - $144,185
Bonus $2,987 - $20,400
Profit Sharing $7,861
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$83,650 - $157,154
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 84

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About San Jose, California

Santa Clara County, California
1,026,919
Male:
518,317 (50.5%)
Female:
508,602 (49.5%)
San Jose (/ˌsæn hoʊˈzeɪ/; Spanish for Saint Joseph), originally Pueblo de San José de Guadalupe and officially the City of San José, is the third-largest city by population in California, the tenth-largest by population in the United States, and the county seat of Santa Clara County. San Jose is the largest city within the Bay Area and the largest city in Northern California. Before the arrival of the Spanish, the area around San Jose was inhabited by the Ohlone people. San Jose was founded on November 29, 1777, as San José de Guadalupe, the first civilian town in the Spanish colony of Alta California. The city served as a farming community to support Spanish military installations at San Francisco and Monterey. When California gained statehood in 1850, San Jose became the capital. After more than 150 years as a small farming community, the San Jose area in the mid-20th century contained some of...
San Jose:
$91,451
California:
$64,500
$1,757
San Jose:
$717,100
California:
$449,100
4.1%

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Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Software Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Software Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $111,000 based on 61 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Software Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $127,000 based on 27 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $154,000 based on 10 salaries. A Software Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $146,000 based on 12 salaries.

Key Stats for Software Engineer

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries

Experienced
▲32%

Late-Career
▲25%

Mid-Career
▲8%

National Average
$117,000

Entry-Level
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 8%
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