Average Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary in San Jose, California

$107,035
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$9,652
Bonus
$22,500
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The average salary for a Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in San Jose, California is $107,035.
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$80k
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$107k
90%
$138k
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Salary
$80k - $138k
Bonus
$247 - $25k
Profit Sharing
$509 - $39k
Total Pay
$80k - $158k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

Skills in Java, Python, JavaScript, C++ Programming Language and SQL are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

An entry-level Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $102,824 based on 6 salaries. An early career Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $104,874 based on 55 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $116,653 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $108,229 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 3.1% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (28.4% less), Austin, Texas (27.2% less) and Chicago, Illinois (26.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 96 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.3%
Early Career
57.3%
Mid Career
31.3%
Experienced
5.2%