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Staff Software Engineer Salaries in San Jose, CA Area

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39,680 SalariesUpdated Mar 28, 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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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
    Company
    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    SanDisk
    $139,603/yr
    Range: $127K - $150K
    14 salaries
    $139,603
    $127K$150K
    FireEye
    $149,008/yr
    Range: $140K - $160K
    12 salaries
    $149,008
    $140K$160K
    Quantros
    $122,251/yr
    Range: $116K - $129K
    2 salaries
    About
    $116K - $129K
    $116K$129K
    KLA-Tencor
    $127,571/yr
    Range: $123K - $134K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $123K - $134K
    $123K$134K
    Seagate Technology
    $115,728/yr
    Range: $110K - $120K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $110K - $120K
    $110K$120K
    LSI
    $148,190/yr
    Range: $141K - $154K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $141K - $154K
    $141K$154K
    Sigma Designs
    $127,963/yr
    Range: $124K - $135K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $124K - $135K
    $124K$135K

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    Lumentum Operations
    $129,536/yr
    Range: $124K - $134K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $124K - $134K
    $124K$134K
    LTX-Credence
    $132,270/yr
    Range: $125K - $137K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $125K - $137K
    $125K$137K
    FireEye
    $159,971/yr
    Range: $142K - $170K
    7 salaries
    $159,971
    $142K$170K
    SanDisk
    $146,028/yr
    Range: $140K - $158K
    3 salaries
    $146,028
    $140K$158K
    FireEye
    $138,436/yr
    Range: $130K - $144K
    3 salaries
    $138,436
    $130K$144K
    About
    $133K - $144K
    $133K$144K
    About
    $125K - $155K
    $125K$155K
    Sigma Designs
    $141,568/yr
    Range: $127K - $154K
    2 salaries
    About
    $127K - $154K
    $127K$154K
    About
    $136K - $158K
    $136K$158K
    Brocade
    $160,486/yr
    Range: $155K - $167K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $155K - $167K
    $155K$167K
    KLA-Tencor
    $137,219/yr
    Range: $132K - $143K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $132K - $143K
    $132K$143K
    SanDisk
    $135,113/yr
    Range: $130K - $141K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $130K - $141K
    $130K$141K
    FireEye
    $167,199/yr
    Range: $160K - $174K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $160K - $174K
    $160K$174K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $120,000
    per year
    A Staff Software Engineer reported making $120,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $150,000
    per year
    A Staff Software Engineer reported making $150,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $5 cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Public
    $140,000
    per year
    A Staff Software Engineer reported making $140,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $17 cash bonus
    $5 stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
    $130,000
    per year
    A Staff Software Engineer reported making $130,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $20k cash bonus
    $12k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Public
    $200,000
    per year
    A Staff Software Engineer reported making $200,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $50k cash bonus
    $300k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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