Average Software Engineering Manager Salary in San Jose, California

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The average salary for a Software Engineering Manager in San Jose, California is $163,989.
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$126k - $198k
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$3k - $34k
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$142k - $220k

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Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineering Manager

A mid-career Software Engineering Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $152,820 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Software Engineering Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $167,175 based on 39 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $173,918.
Employees with Software Engineering Manager in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 0.5% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (27.2% less), Chicago, Illinois (18.4% less) and Austin, Texas (16.5% less).

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