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Staff Engineer Salaries in San Diego, CA

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2,382 SalariesUpdated Feb 18, 2018
Average Base Pay
$104,376/yr
15% above national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$79K
Low
$104K
Average
$136K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$7,567
Range$1,658 - $21,694
How much does a Staff Engineer make in San Diego, CA?

The average salary for a Staff Engineer is $104,376 in San Diego, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 2,382 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Staff Engineer employees in San Diego, CA.

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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
    Company
    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    Qualcomm
    $127,078/yr
    Range: $83K - $153K
    302 salaries
    $127,078
    $83K$153K
    Tech Vulcan
    $120,456/yr
    Range: $103K - $142K
    15 salaries
    $120,456
    $103K$142K
    Samsung Research America
    $131,245/yr
    Range: $121K - $141K
    7 salaries
    $131,245
    $121K$141K
    InterDigital
    $115,958/yr
    Range: $113K - $123K
    6 salaries
    $115,958
    $113K$123K
    Broadcom
    $117,293/yr
    Range: $93K - $163K
    5 salaries
    $117,293
    $93K$163K
    Sony Electronics
    $118,405/yr
    Range: $90K - $151K
    5 salaries
    $118,405
    $90K$151K
    NextWave Wireless
    $139,494/yr
    Range: $124K - $148K
    5 salaries
    $139,494
    $124K$148K

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    QCOM
    $127,270/yr
    Range: $120K - $135K
    5 salaries
    $127,270
    $120K$135K
    Qualcomm
    $61/hr
    Range: $60 - $62
    4 salaries
    $61
    $60$62
    Intuit
    $149,880/yr
    Range: $144K - $154K
    4 salaries
    $149,880
    $144K$154K
    UTC Aerospace Systems
    $106,354/yr
    Range: $99K - $117K
    4 salaries
    $106,354
    $99K$117K
    Solar Turbines
    $78,328/yr
    Range: $75K - $81K
    4 salaries
    $78,328
    $75K$81K
    General Atomics
    $113,000/yr
    Range: $108K - $118K
    3 salaries
    $113,000
    $108K$118K
    Cymer
    $116,667/yr
    Range: $100K - $130K
    3 salaries
    $116,667
    $100K$130K
    BTI Solutions
    $68,438/yr
    Range: $68K - $68K
    3 salaries
    $68,438
    $68K$68K
    Linkquest
    $92,881/yr
    Range: $82K - $104K
    3 salaries
    $92,881
    $82K$104K
    Texas Instruments
    $147,939/yr
    Range: $127K - $167K
    2 salaries
    About
    $127K - $167K
    $127K$167K
    Illumina
    $120,345/yr
    Range: $113K - $127K
    2 salaries
    About
    $113K - $127K
    $113K$127K
    STMicroelectronics
    $101,918/yr
    Range: $91K - $113K
    2 salaries
    About
    $91K - $113K
    $91K$113K
    Geosyntec Consultants
    $57,967/yr
    Range: $51K - $65K
    2 salaries
    About
    $51K - $65K
    $51K$65K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $122,000
    per year
    A Staff Engineer reported making $122,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    501 to 1000 employees
    Company - Private
    $130,000
    per year
    A Staff Engineer reported making $130,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $15k cash bonus
    $30k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $141,000
    per year
    A Staff Engineer reported making $141,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $12k cash bonus
    $20k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $111,000
    per year
    A Staff Engineer reported making $111,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $20k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1 to 50 employees
    Company - Private
    $125,000
    per year
    A Staff Engineer reported making $125,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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