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  • Updated: 17 Aug 2019
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About San Jose Salaries

In San Jose, California, the average salary is $84,567. As of Q2 2019, the trend in wages is growing with a 0.1 percent increase over last quarter. The cost of living in San Jose is 48.5 percent higher than the national average. The most popular occupations in San Jose are Mechanical Engineer, Software Engineer, and Senior Software Engineer which pay between $78,635 and $138,366 per year. The most popular industries in San Jose are Software Development, Information Technology (IT) Services, and Software as a Service (SaaS) Development. Some popular San Jose employers include Cisco Systems Inc, Apple Computer, Inc, and eBay Inc..

Popular San Jose Employers

Cisco Systems Inc

Average Salary: $119,784

Apple Computer, Inc

Average Salary: $129,579

eBay Inc.

Average Salary: $130,624

Adobe Systems Incorporated

Average Salary: $120,902

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