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Staff Engineer Salaries in San Diego, CA Area

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Average Base Pay
$121,502/yr
15% above national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$98K
Low
$122K
Average
$152K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$8,351
Range$1,797 - $24,232
How much does a Staff Engineer make in San Diego, CA?

The average salary for a Staff Engineer is $121,502 in San Diego, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 1,963 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
    $127,000/yr
    Range: $87K - $152K
    335 salaries
    $127,000/yr
    $87K$152K
    Tech Vulcan
    $115,819/yr
    Range: $103K - $142K
    15 salaries
    $115,819/yr
    $103K$142K
    Samsung Research America
    $130,559/yr
    Range: $121K - $141K
    7 salaries
    $130,559/yr
    $121K$141K
    InterDigital
    $113,713/yr
    Range: $100K - $123K
    7 salaries
    $113,713/yr
    $100K$123K
    Qualcomm
    $60/hr
    Range: $60 - $62
    5 salaries
    $60/hr
    $60$62
    Broadcom
    $110,397/yr
    Range: $93K - $163K
    5 salaries
    $110,397/yr
    $93K$163K
    UTC Aerospace Systems
    $100,000/yr
    Range: $98K - $117K
    5 salaries
    $100,000/yr
    $98K$117K

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    Sony Electronics
    $114,354/yr
    Range: $90K - $151K
    5 salaries
    $114,354/yr
    $90K$151K
    NextWave Wireless
    $142,943/yr
    Range: $124K - $148K
    5 salaries
    $142,943/yr
    $124K$148K
    QCOM
    $126,348/yr
    Range: $120K - $135K
    5 salaries
    $126,348/yr
    $120K$135K
    Intuit
    $150,602/yr
    Range: $144K - $154K
    4 salaries
    $150,602/yr
    $144K$154K
    Solar Turbines
    $78,525/yr
    Range: $75K - $81K
    4 salaries
    $78,525/yr
    $75K$81K
    General Atomics
    $113,000/yr
    Range: $108K - $118K
    3 salaries
    $113,000/yr
    $108K$118K
    Cymer
    $120,000/yr
    Range: $100K - $130K
    3 salaries
    $120,000/yr
    $100K$130K
    BTI Solutions
    $68,438/yr
    Range: $68K - $68K
    3 salaries
    $68,438/yr
    $68K$68K
    Linkquest
    $92,792/yr
    Range: $82K - $104K
    3 salaries
    $92,792/yr
    $82K$104K
    Texas Instruments
    $146,555/yr
    Range: $127K - $165K
    2 salaries
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    $127K - $165K
    $127K$165K
    Illumina
    $120,359/yr
    Range: $113K - $127K
    2 salaries
    About
    $113K - $127K
    $113K$127K
    STMicroelectronics
    $101,631/yr
    Range: $92K - $113K
    2 salaries
    About
    $92K - $113K
    $92K$113K
    Geosyntec Consultants
    $58,162/yr
    Range: $52K - $65K
    2 salaries
    About
    $52K - $65K
    $52K$65K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $120,000
    per year
    A Staff Engineer reported making $120,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
    $125,000
    per year
    A Staff Engineer reported making $125,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $8k cash bonus
    $12k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $135,000
    per year
    A Staff Engineer reported making $135,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $10k cash bonus
    $10k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $120,000
    per year
    A Staff Engineer reported making $120,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $98,000
    per year
    A Staff Engineer reported making $98,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $10k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
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