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Staff Engineer Salaries in San Jose, CA

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5,333 SalariesUpdated Feb 21, 2018
Average Base Pay
$122,215/yr
34% above national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$92K
Low
$122K
Average
$157K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$9,108
Range$1,925 - $26,817
How much does a Staff Engineer make in San Jose, CA?

The average salary for a Staff Engineer is $122,215 in San Jose, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 5,333 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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    High
    VMware
    $158,664/yr
    Range: $123K - $211K
    136 salaries
    $158,664
    $123K$211K
    Juniper Networks
    $147,933/yr
    Range: $126K - $173K
    118 salaries
    $147,933
    $126K$173K
    Qualcomm
    $140,706/yr
    Range: $123K - $166K
    68 salaries
    $140,706
    $123K$166K
    Tellabs Operations
    $135,518/yr
    Range: $110K - $163K
    43 salaries
    $135,518
    $110K$163K
    Marvell Semiconductor
    $133,537/yr
    Range: $107K - $150K
    30 salaries
    $133,537
    $107K$150K
    Tellabs
    $142,307/yr
    Range: $117K - $163K
    27 salaries
    $142,307
    $117K$163K
    Western Digital
    $117,341/yr
    Range: $90K - $148K
    24 salaries
    $117,341
    $90K$148K

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    Xilinx
    $130,166/yr
    Range: $110K - $154K
    21 salaries
    $130,166
    $110K$154K
    Link A Media Devices
    $107,610/yr
    Range: $86K - $137K
    19 salaries
    $107,610
    $86K$137K
    QLogic
    $125,629/yr
    Range: $102K - $137K
    18 salaries
    $125,629
    $102K$137K
    Bloom Energy
    $94,367/yr
    Range: $83K - $106K
    16 salaries
    $94,367
    $83K$106K
    Sun Microsystems
    $143,727/yr
    Range: $121K - $163K
    16 salaries
    $143,727
    $121K$163K
    Silicon Graphics International
    $131,601/yr
    Range: $120K - $144K
    14 salaries
    $131,601
    $120K$144K
    Samsung Research America
    $131,137/yr
    Range: $120K - $144K
    13 salaries
    $131,137
    $120K$144K
    Intel Corporation
    $139,422/yr
    Range: $128K - $165K
    12 salaries
    $139,422
    $128K$165K
    Dolby
    $148,646/yr
    Range: $137K - $160K
    12 salaries
    $148,646
    $137K$160K
    Nimble Storage
    $130,691/yr
    Range: $116K - $155K
    12 salaries
    $130,691
    $116K$155K
    Silicon Image
    $132,275/yr
    Range: $110K - $158K
    12 salaries
    $132,275
    $110K$158K
    Emulex
    $123,932/yr
    Range: $107K - $147K
    12 salaries
    $123,932
    $107K$147K
    ASML
    $119,190/yr
    Range: $109K - $134K
    12 salaries
    $119,190
    $109K$134K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $100,000
    per year
    A Staff Engineer reported making $100,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $10k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $147,000
    per year
    A Staff Engineer reported making $147,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    501 to 1000 employees
    Company - Private
    $105,000
    per year
    A Staff Engineer reported making $105,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    Full-time
     
    1 to 50 employees
    Company - Private
    $165,000
    per year
    A Staff Engineer reported making $165,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    51 to 200 employees
    Company - Private
    $216,000
    per year
    A Staff Engineer reported making $216,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $50k cash bonus
    $70k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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