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Staff Software Engineer Salaries in San Jose, CA

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39,680 SalariesUpdated Feb 17, 2018
Average Base Pay
$147,401/yr
14% above national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$116K
Low
$147K
Average
$184K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$12,821
Range$3,164 - $31,004
How much does a Staff Software Engineer make in San Jose, CA?

The average salary for a Staff Software Engineer is $147,401 in San Jose, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 39,680 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Staff Software Engineer employees in San Jose, CA.

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    Company
    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    Juniper Networks
    $149,525/yr
    Range: $127K - $168K
    48 salaries
    $149,525
    $127K$168K
    Walmart eCommerce
    $167,446/yr
    Range: $145K - $200K
    16 salaries
    $167,446
    $145K$200K
    Lockheed Martin
    $141,513/yr
    Range: $126K - $158K
    14 salaries
    $141,513
    $126K$158K
    LinkedIn
    $196,250/yr
    Range: $185K - $215K
    12 salaries
    $196,250
    $185K$215K
    Aruba Networks
    $163,400/yr
    Range: $156K - $172K
    9 salaries
    $163,400
    $156K$172K
    Applied Micro Circuits
    $132,309/yr
    Range: $126K - $137K
    9 salaries
    $132,309
    $126K$137K
    Walmart
    $154,167/yr
    Range: $120K - $185K
    6 salaries
    $154,167
    $120K$185K

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    Telenav
    $139,657/yr
    Range: $135K - $147K
    6 salaries
    $139,657
    $135K$147K
    Google
    $202,800/yr
    Range: $192K - $220K
    5 salaries
    $202,800
    $192K$220K
    Broadcom
    $101,320/yr
    Range: $89K - $119K
    4 salaries
    $101,320
    $89K$119K
    Spirent Communications
    $147,255/yr
    Range: $134K - $161K
    4 salaries
    $147,255
    $134K$161K
    Dolby
    $144,250/yr
    Range: $127K - $160K
    4 salaries
    $144,250
    $127K$160K
    Zoran
    $126,601/yr
    Range: $108K - $152K
    4 salaries
    $126,601
    $108K$152K
    Simply Hired
    $159,672/yr
    Range: $155K - $163K
    4 salaries
    $159,672
    $155K$163K
    MIPS Technologies
    $142,819/yr
    Range: $133K - $148K
    4 salaries
    $142,819
    $133K$148K
    Motorola Mobility
    $125,493/yr
    Range: $110K - $136K
    3 salaries
    $125,493
    $110K$136K
    Sun Microsystems
    $141,987/yr
    Range: $135K - $154K
    3 salaries
    $141,987
    $135K$154K
    RGB Networks
    $121,015/yr
    Range: $98K - $154K
    3 salaries
    $121,015
    $98K$154K
    Fujitsu
    $117,463/yr
    Range: $75K - $160K
    2 salaries
    About
    $75K - $160K
    $75K$160K
    Synopsys
    $136,743/yr
    Range: $126K - $150K
    2 salaries
    About
    $126K - $150K
    $126K$150K

    Recent Salary Reports

    Below are the most recent Staff Software Engineer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

    $160,000
    per year
    A Staff Software Engineer reported making $160,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $32k cash bonus
    $73k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
    $140,000
    per year
    A Staff Software Engineer reported making $140,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $5k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Public
    $220,000
    per year
    A Staff Software Engineer reported making $220,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $50k cash bonus
    $300k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $160,000
    per year
    A Staff Software Engineer reported making $160,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    501 to 1000 employees
    Company - Private
    $215,000
    per year
    A Staff Software Engineer reported making $215,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $35k cash bonus
    $225k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
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