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Staff Engineer Salaries in San Jose, CA

1,796 SalariesUpdated May 11, 2021

Average Base Pay
$156,329 / yr
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$26,381
Range$7,127 - $97,647

How much does a Staff Engineer make in San Jose, CA?

The average salary for a Staff Engineer is $156,329 in San Jose, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 1,796 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Staff Engineer employees in San Jose, CA.

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Staff Engineer

Samsung Semiconductor Inc (US)

$161,722/yr

Range: $142K - $178K

73 salaries

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$161,722/yr
$142K$178K

Staff Engineer

Qualcomm

$154,165/yr

Range: $128K - $179K

58 salaries

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$154,165/yr
$128K$179K

Staff Engineer

Nutanix

$205,568/yr

Range: $178K - $293K

48 salaries

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$205,568/yr
$178K$293K

Staff Engineer

Western Digital

$120,000/yr

Range: $87K - $147K

35 salaries

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$120,000/yr
$87K$147K

Staff Engineer

Samsung Research America

$145,697/yr

Range: $127K - $175K

24 salaries

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$145,697/yr
$127K$175K

Staff Engineer

Xilinx

$140,596/yr

Range: $125K - $170K

24 salaries

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$140,596/yr
$125K$170K

Staff Engineer

SK hynix memory solutions

$134,715/yr

Range: $113K - $147K

14 salaries

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$134,715/yr
$113K$147K

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Staff Engineer

Arm

$147,064/yr

Range: $147K - $150K

13 salaries

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$147,064/yr
$147K$150K

Staff Engineer

Nimble Storage

$153,883/yr

Range: $127K - $173K

13 salaries

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$153,883/yr
$127K$173K

Staff Engineer

Emulex

$156,686/yr

Range: $119K - $160K

13 salaries

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$156,686/yr
$119K$160K

Staff Engineer

Force10

$134,399/yr

Range: $105K - $165K

12 salaries

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$134,399/yr
$105K$165K

Staff Engineer

Tellabs

$133,006/yr

Range: $121K - $164K

11 salaries

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$133,006/yr
$121K$164K

Staff Engineer

Broadcom

$130,286/yr

Range: $85K - $189K

11 salaries

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$130,286/yr
$85K$189K

Staff Engineer

Samsung Electronics

$161,061/yr

Range: $153K - $180K

11 salaries

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$161,061/yr
$153K$180K

Staff Engineer

Samsung Austin Semiconductor

$174,255/yr

Range: $160K - $215K

10 salaries

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$174,255/yr
$160K$215K

Staff Engineer

NIO

$159,770/yr

Range: $144K - $194K

6 salaries

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$159,770/yr
$144K$194K

Staff Engineer

Virtana

$157,673/yr

Range: $139K - $180K

5 salaries

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$157,673/yr
$139K$180K

Staff Engineer

eBay

$207,216/yr

Range: $153K - $213K

5 salaries

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$207,216/yr
$153K$213K

Staff Engineer

LSI

$152,062/yr

Range: $105K - $171K

5 salaries

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$152,062/yr
$105K$171K

Staff Engineer

Bloom Energy

$102,221/yr

Range: $100K - $110K

4 salaries

See 23 salaries from all locations

$102,221/yr
$100K$110K

Recent Salary Reports

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

$197,000
per year
A Staff Engineer reported making $197,000 per year
Additional Pay
$30k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$192,997
per year
A Staff Engineer reported making $192,997 per year
Additional Pay
$25k cash bonus
$40k stock bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$225,000
per year
A Staff Softeware Engineer reported making $225,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$200,000
per year
A Staff Engineer reported making $200,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$180,000
per year
A Staff Engineer reported making $180,000 per year
Additional Pay
$36k cash bonus
$30k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$200,000
per year
A Staff Engineer II reported making $200,000 per year
Additional Pay
$40k cash bonus
$15k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$139,380
per year
A Staff Engineer reported making $139,380 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$150,000
per year
A Staff Engineer reported making $150,000 per year
Additional Pay
$20k 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
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$240,000
per year
A Staff Engineer reported making $240,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
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