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How much does a Software Development Engineer I make in San Jose, CA?

Updated Jun 15, 2021

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$137,846 /yr
Average Base Pay

624 salaries

$119K

Low

$138K

Average

$160K

High

Additional Cash Compensation
Average$45,663Range$25,564 - $81,566
The average salary for a Software Development Engineer I is $137,846 in San Jose, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 624 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Software Development Engineer I employees in San Jose, CA.

Seniority Levels

L1
Software Engineer I$106,818 /yr
L2
Software Engineer$138,242 /yr
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Software Development Engineer II

$163,025

per year

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$168,406

per year

Software Engineer

$138,242

per year

Software Engineer II

$124,033

per year

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Amazon
3.8

Amazon

Software Development Engineer

$139,380

 /yr
Range: $103K - $191K
550 salaries
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$103K

$191K

$103,353 - $190,869 Range

Adobe
4.4

Adobe

Software Development Engineer

$138,333

 /yr
Range: $114K - $181K

$114K

$181K

$114,240 - $181,299 Range

Apple
4.3

Apple

Software Development Engineer

$178,527

 /yr
Range: $122K - $251K

$122K

$251K

$122,057 - $251,106 Range

Microsoft
4.4

Microsoft

Software Development Engineer

$134,315

 /yr
Range: $98K - $202K

$98K

$202K

$98,281 - $201,789 Range

Fortinet
4.4

Fortinet

Software Development Engineer

$138,981

 /yr
Range: $106K - $152K

$106K

$152K

$105,961 - $152,410 Range

a2z Development Center
3.2

a2z Development Center

Software Development Engineer

$139,380

 /yr
Range: $114K - $162K

$114K

$162K

$113,790 - $162,257 Range

Alcatel-Lucent
3.1

Alcatel-Lucent

Software Development Engineer

$131,938

 /yr
Range: $104K - $166K

$104K

$166K

$103,594 - $166,302 Range

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Amazon Lab126
3.8

Amazon Lab126

Software Development Engineer

$128,636

 /yr
Range: $96K - $182K

$96K

$182K

$96,148 - $181,531 Range

Workday
4.2

Workday

Software Development Engineer

$148,870

 /yr
Range: $149K - $149K

$149K

$149K

$148,870 - $148,870 Range

McAfee
3.6

McAfee

Software Development Engineer

$129,194

 /yr
Range: $93K - $144K

$93K

$144K

$92,622 - $143,504 Range

A9.com
3.8

A9.com

Software Development Engineer

$139,380

 /yr
Range: $120K - $167K

$120K

$167K

$119,890 - $166,550 Range

Amazon
3.8

Amazon

Software Development Engineer - Monthly Intern

$8,935

 /mo
Range: $8K - $10K

$8K

$10K

$7,627 - $9,725 Range

ServiceNow
4.3

ServiceNow

Software Development Engineer

$114,240

 /yr
Range: $110K - $114K

$110K

$114K

$109,599 - $114,240 Range

Nokia
4.1

Nokia

Software Development Engineer

$155,650

 /yr
Range: $116K - $190K

$116K

$190K

$116,463 - $189,650 Range

Mentor Graphics
4.2

Mentor Graphics

Software Development Engineer

$129,727

 /yr
Range: $104K - $159K

$104K

$159K

$104,106 - $158,637 Range

Samsung Semiconductor Inc (US)
3.9

Samsung Semiconductor Inc (US)

Software Development Engineer

$138,453

 /yr
Range: $128K - $138K

$128K

$138K

$128,041 - $138,453 Range

Google
4.5

Google

Software Development Engineer

$128,960

 /yr
Range: $55K - $151K

$55K

$151K

$54,572 - $150,711 Range

Amazon Lab126
3.8

Amazon Lab126

Software Development Engineer - Monthly Intern

$8,285

 /mo
Range: $7K - $10K

$7K

$10K

$7,263 - $9,551 Range

Agilent Technologies
4.3

Agilent Technologies

Software Development Engineer

$129,599

 /yr
Range: $130K - $130K

$130K

$130K

$129,599 - $129,599 Range

Groupon
3.6

Groupon

Software Development Engineer

$146,857

 /yr
Range: $116K - $468K

$116K

$468K

$115,617 - $467,869 Range

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Recent Salary Reports

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$120,000
per year
A Software Development Engineer I reported making $120,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$120,986
per year
A Software Engineer-1 reported making $120,986 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
$20k stock bonus
Job Highlights
Full-time
10000+ employees
 
Company - Public
$134,597
per year
A Software Development Engineer I reported making $134,597 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$115,945
per year
A Software Engineer I reported making $115,945 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$112,921
per year
A Software Engineer I reported making $112,921 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$135,195
per year
A SDE-I reported making $135,195 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$130,113
per year
A SDE-1 Amazon reported making $130,113 per year
Job Highlights
Full-time
1001 to 5000 employees
 
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$116,898
per year
A Software Engineer I reported making $116,898 per year
Additional Pay
$12k cash bonus
$13k stock bonus
Job Highlights
Full-time
5001 to 10000 employees
 
Company - Public
$121,981
per year
A Software Development Engineer I reported making $121,981 per year
Job Highlights
Full-time
10000+ employees
 
Company - Public
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