Average Salary in San Jose, California

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  • Updated: 10 Feb 2018
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About San Jose Salaries

In San Jose, California, the average salary is $84,541. As of Q4 2017, the trend in wages is growing with a 1.3 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 $77,739 and $131,235 per year. The most popular industries in San Jose are Software Development, Information Technology (IT) Services, and Semiconductor Chip Manufacturing. Some popular San Jose employers include Cisco Systems Inc, eBay Inc., and Apple Computer, Inc.

Popular San Jose Employers

Cisco Systems Inc

Average Salary: $116,744

eBay Inc.

Average Salary: $127,844

Apple Computer, Inc

Average Salary: $127,389

Paypal, Inc.

Average Salary: $129,242

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