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Staff Engineer Salaries in San Jose, CA Area

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Average Base Pay
$121,581/yr
28% above national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$92K
Low
$122K
Average
$162K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$9,077
Range$1,919 - $26,710
How much does a Staff Engineer make in San Jose, CA?

The average salary for a Staff Engineer is $121,581 in San Jose, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 2,745 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Staff 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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    Qualcomm
    $148,353/yr
    Range: $124K - $174K
    51 salaries
    $148,353/yr
    $124K$174K
    Western Digital
    $113,171/yr
    Range: $97K - $146K
    22 salaries
    $113,171/yr
    $97K$146K
    Xilinx
    $135,414/yr
    Range: $122K - $153K
    21 salaries
    $135,414/yr
    $122K$153K
    Samsung Research America
    $139,895/yr
    Range: $126K - $153K
    12 salaries
    $139,895/yr
    $126K$153K
    Nimble Storage
    $148,321/yr
    Range: $123K - $168K
    12 salaries
    $148,321/yr
    $123K$168K
    Force10
    $130,590/yr
    Range: $102K - $160K
    12 salaries
    $130,590/yr
    $102K$160K
    Tellabs
    $129,237/yr
    Range: $117K - $159K
    11 salaries
    $129,237/yr
    $117K$159K

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    Emulex
    $133,616/yr
    Range: $124K - $156K
    11 salaries
    $133,616/yr
    $124K$156K
    Samsung Semiconductor Inc (US)
    $150,980/yr
    Range: $138K - $170K
    10 salaries
    $150,980/yr
    $138K$170K
    SK hynix memory solutions
    $130,898/yr
    Range: $109K - $155K
    10 salaries
    $130,898/yr
    $109K$155K
    Samsung Electronics
    $156,350/yr
    Range: $148K - $169K
    8 salaries
    $156,350/yr
    $148K$169K
    Virtana
    $153,205/yr
    Range: $135K - $175K
    5 salaries
    $153,205/yr
    $135K$175K
    NIO
    $160,251/yr
    Range: $147K - $188K
    5 salaries
    $160,251/yr
    $147K$188K
    Broadcom
    $129,608/yr
    Range: $105K - $184K
    4 salaries
    $129,608/yr
    $105K$184K
    LSI
    $156,411/yr
    Range: $132K - $166K
    4 salaries
    $156,411/yr
    $132K$166K
    Nutanix
    $199,810/yr
    Range: $178K - $203K
    4 salaries
    $199,810/yr
    $178K$203K
    IBM
    $101,131/yr
    Range: $94K - $122K
    3 salaries
    $101,131/yr
    $94K$122K
    Intel Corporation
    $150,739/yr
    Range: $150K - $151K
    3 salaries
    $150,739/yr
    $150K$151K
    HGST
    $115,395/yr
    Range: $90K - $127K
    3 salaries
    $115,395/yr
    $90K$127K
    Arm
    $151,686/yr
    Range: $146K - $157K
    3 salaries
    $151,686/yr
    $146K$157K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $148,180
    per year
    A Staff Engineer reported making $148,180 per year
    Additional Pay
    $15k profit sharing
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Public
    $155,313
    per year
    A Staff, Engineer reported making $155,313 per year
    Additional Pay
    $26k cash bonus
    $55k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $120,636
    per year
    A Staff Engineer reported making $120,636 per year
    Job Highlights
    1-2 years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Public
    $155,000
    per year
    A Staff Engineer reported making $155,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $10k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
    $75,000
    per year
    A Staff Engineer reported making $75,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $2k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    1-2 years experience
    Full-time
     
    1 to 50 employees
    Company - Private
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