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Staff Engineer Salaries in San Jose, CA Area

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Average Base Pay
$140,479/yr
33% above national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$110K
Low
$140K
Average
$177K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$10,026
Range$2,083 - $29,901
How much does a Staff Engineer make in San Jose, CA?

The average salary for a Staff Engineer is $140,479 in San Jose, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 3,911 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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    VMware
    $159,724/yr
    Range: $123K - $211K
    143 salaries
    $159,724/yr
    $123K$211K
    Juniper Networks
    $147,979/yr
    Range: $126K - $173K
    119 salaries
    $147,979/yr
    $126K$173K
    Qualcomm
    $139,822/yr
    Range: $123K - $166K
    78 salaries
    $139,822/yr
    $123K$166K
    Tellabs Operations
    $131,612/yr
    Range: $110K - $163K
    43 salaries
    $131,612/yr
    $110K$163K
    Marvell Semiconductor
    $135,789/yr
    Range: $107K - $150K
    30 salaries
    $135,789/yr
    $107K$150K
    Tellabs
    $144,374/yr
    Range: $117K - $163K
    27 salaries
    $144,374/yr
    $117K$163K
    Western Digital
    $114,000/yr
    Range: $90K - $148K
    26 salaries
    $114,000/yr
    $90K$148K

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    Xilinx
    $129,748/yr
    Range: $110K - $154K
    21 salaries
    $129,748/yr
    $110K$154K
    Link A Media Devices
    $109,406/yr
    Range: $86K - $137K
    19 salaries
    $109,406/yr
    $86K$137K
    Bloom Energy
    $94,661/yr
    Range: $83K - $106K
    18 salaries
    $94,661/yr
    $83K$106K
    QLogic
    $126,893/yr
    Range: $102K - $137K
    18 salaries
    $126,893/yr
    $102K$137K
    Sun Microsystems
    $145,554/yr
    Range: $121K - $163K
    16 salaries
    $145,554/yr
    $121K$163K
    Silicon Graphics International
    $130,432/yr
    Range: $120K - $144K
    14 salaries
    $130,432/yr
    $120K$144K
    Samsung Research America
    $130,645/yr
    Range: $120K - $145K
    14 salaries
    $130,645/yr
    $120K$145K
    Nimble Storage
    $143,040/yr
    Range: $116K - $156K
    13 salaries
    $143,040/yr
    $116K$156K
    Dolby
    $151,189/yr
    Range: $137K - $160K
    13 salaries
    $151,189/yr
    $137K$160K
    Palo Alto Networks
    $125,000/yr
    Range: $105K - $150K
    13 salaries
    $125,000/yr
    $105K$150K
    Intel Corporation
    $140,000/yr
    Range: $128K - $165K
    13 salaries
    $140,000/yr
    $128K$165K
    Silicon Image
    $130,734/yr
    Range: $110K - $158K
    12 salaries
    $130,734/yr
    $110K$158K
    Force10
    $125,639/yr
    Range: $93K - $153K
    12 salaries
    $125,639/yr
    $93K$153K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $145,000
    per year
    A Staff Engineer reported making $145,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $156,000
    per year
    A Staff Engineer reported making $156,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $15k cash bonus
    $4k stock bonus
    $15k profit sharing
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
    1001 to 5000 employees
     
    Company - Public
    $160,000
    per year
    A Staff Engineer reported making $160,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $25k cash bonus
    $50k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    51 to 200 employees
    Company - Private
    $138,000
    per year
    A Staff Engineer reported making $138,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $10k cash bonus
    $20k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Public
    $85,000
    per year
    A Staff Engineer reported making $85,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Public
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