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Senior Software Development Engineer Salaries in San Jose, CA Area

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Average Base Pay
$165,674/yr
11% above national average
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$138K
Low
$166K
Average
$194K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$15,833
Range$5,632 - $36,991
How much does a Senior Software Development Engineer make in San Jose, CA?

The average salary for a Senior Software Development Engineer is $165,674 in San Jose, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 2,765 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Software Development 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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    High
    Microsoft
    $151,410/yr
    Range: $120K - $189K
    150 salaries
    $151,410
    $120K$189K
    Citrix
    $128,460/yr
    Range: $106K - $160K
    43 salaries
    $128,460
    $106K$160K
    Cisco Systems
    $135,044/yr
    Range: $120K - $160K
    27 salaries
    $135,044
    $120K$160K
    Yahoo
    $136,796/yr
    Range: $117K - $165K
    24 salaries
    $136,796
    $117K$165K
    Dell
    $140,243/yr
    Range: $120K - $158K
    16 salaries
    $140,243
    $120K$158K
    Amazon Lab126
    $156,115/yr
    Range: $137K - $177K
    14 salaries
    $156,115
    $137K$177K
    $131,704
    $113K$153K

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    Apple
    $143,111/yr
    Range: $109K - $184K
    12 salaries
    $143,111
    $109K$184K
    Google
    $178,974/yr
    Range: $150K - $225K
    12 salaries
    $178,974
    $150K$225K
    SAP Business Objects
    $124,071/yr
    Range: $117K - $136K
    8 salaries
    $124,071
    $117K$136K
    Alcatel-Lucent
    $138,638/yr
    Range: $114K - $165K
    6 salaries
    $138,638
    $114K$165K
    McAfee
    $133,531/yr
    Range: $123K - $153K
    6 salaries
    $133,531
    $123K$153K
    Hitachi Data Systems
    $127,244/yr
    Range: $115K - $150K
    6 salaries
    $127,244
    $115K$150K
    Harmonic
    $127,119/yr
    Range: $102K - $147K
    6 salaries
    $127,119
    $102K$147K
    $124,037
    $98K$152K
    FireEye
    $122,444/yr
    Range: $116K - $131K
    4 salaries
    $122,444
    $116K$131K
    Palm
    $125,734/yr
    Range: $100K - $160K
    4 salaries
    $125,734
    $100K$160K
    Trend Micro
    $119,843/yr
    Range: $110K - $151K
    4 salaries
    $119,843
    $110K$151K
    $172,853
    $160K$196K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $100,000
    per year
    A Senior Software Development Engineer reported making $100,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    Full-time
     
    1 to 50 employees
    Company - Private
    $128,000
    per year
    A Senior Software Development Engineer reported making $128,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $12k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $170,000
    per year
    A Senior Software Development Engineer reported making $170,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $160,000
    per year
    A Senior Software Development Engineer reported making $160,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $100k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $10,160
    monthly
    A Senior Software Development Engineer reported making $10,160 per month
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
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