The average salary for a Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with Java skills in San Jose, California is $111,860.
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Job Description for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer
Software engineer/developer/programmers may work in one major industry or in a vast array of different industries. Some may work for companies that produce and sell exactly what they work with. Many others work in other types of industries that do not sell these products but make use of their own. So, one could work for Microsoft designing computer programs to sell, while another may work for a large business and be responsible for designing the private computer programs that employees use wi…Read more
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Popular Skills for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer
C++ Programming Language
C Programming Language
Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer
An early career Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $104,689 based on 26 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $134,652 based on 9 salaries.
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Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (35.4% less), Austin, Texas (31.8% less) and Chicago, Illinois (29.5% less).
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