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Staff Engineer Salaries in San Diego, CA Area

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Average Base Pay
$109,527/yr
15% above national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$83K
Low
$110K
Average
$143K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$7,807
Range$1,702 - $22,460
How much does a Staff Engineer make in San Diego, CA?

The average salary for a Staff Engineer is $109,527 in San Diego, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 2,107 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
    $134,552/yr
    Range: $82K - $162K
    358 salaries
    $134,552/yr
    $82K$162K
    Tech Vulcan
    $122,578/yr
    Range: $111K - $151K
    15 salaries
    $122,578/yr
    $111K$151K
    Samsung Research America
    $137,470/yr
    Range: $129K - $148K
    7 salaries
    $137,470/yr
    $129K$148K
    InterDigital
    $120,784/yr
    Range: $102K - $130K
    7 salaries
    $120,784/yr
    $102K$130K
    Qualcomm
    $65/hr
    Range: $61 - $66
    5 salaries
    $65/hr
    $61$66
    Broadcom
    $117,676/yr
    Range: $101K - $170K
    5 salaries
    $117,676/yr
    $101K$170K
    UTC Aerospace Systems
    $107,881/yr
    Range: $105K - $124K
    5 salaries
    $107,881/yr
    $105K$124K

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    Sony Electronics
    $125,433/yr
    Range: $94K - $163K
    5 salaries
    $125,433/yr
    $94K$163K
    NextWave Wireless
    $151,451/yr
    Range: $137K - $157K
    5 salaries
    $151,451/yr
    $137K$157K
    QCOM
    $133,957/yr
    Range: $126K - $145K
    5 salaries
    $133,957/yr
    $126K$145K
    Intuit
    $159,908/yr
    Range: $151K - $163K
    4 salaries
    $159,908/yr
    $151K$163K
    Solar Turbines
    $83,735/yr
    Range: $81K - $86K
    4 salaries
    $83,735/yr
    $81K$86K
    General Atomics
    $117,524/yr
    Range: $113K - $124K
    3 salaries
    $117,524/yr
    $113K$124K
    Cymer
    $140,052/yr
    Range: $128K - $148K
    3 salaries
    $140,052/yr
    $128K$148K
    BTI Solutions
    $72,089/yr
    Range: $72K - $72K
    3 salaries
    $72,089/yr
    $72K$72K
    Linkquest
    $97,310/yr
    Range: $89K - $110K
    3 salaries
    $97,310/yr
    $89K$110K
    Texas Instruments
    $151,612/yr
    Range: $132K - $171K
    2 salaries
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    $132K - $171K
    $132K$171K
    Illumina
    $128,614/yr
    Range: $121K - $136K
    2 salaries
    About
    $121K - $136K
    $121K$136K
    STMicroelectronics
    $105,788/yr
    Range: $97K - $116K
    2 salaries
    About
    $97K - $116K
    $97K$116K
    Geosyntec Consultants
    $61,953/yr
    Range: $54K - $70K
    2 salaries
    About
    $54K - $70K
    $54K$70K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $141,388
    per year
    A Staff Engineer reported making $141,388 per year
    Additional Pay
    $15k cash bonus
    $25k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $150,506
    per year
    A Staff Engineer reported making $150,506 per year
    Additional Pay
    $20k cash bonus
    $20k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $153,730
    per year
    A Staff Engineer reported making $153,730 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $130,000
    per year
    A Staff Engineer reported making $130,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $15k cash bonus
    $35k stock bonus
    $200 tips/gratuities
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
    10000+ employees
     
    Company - Public
    $132,987
    per year
    A Staff Engineer reported making $132,987 per year
    Additional Pay
    $10k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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