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Staff Software Engineer Salaries in San Jose, CA Area

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39,680 SalariesUpdated Apr 23, 2018
Average Base Pay
$147,401/yr
14% above national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$116K
Low
$147K
Average
$184K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$12,821
Range$3,164 - $31,004
How much does a Staff Software Engineer make in San Jose, CA?

The average salary for a Staff Software Engineer is $147,401 in San Jose, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 39,680 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Staff Software Engineer employees in San Jose, CA.

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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
    Company
    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
    Low
    High
    eBay
    $134,201/yr
    Range: $110K - $160K
    131 salaries
    $134,201
    $110K$160K
    IBM
    $107,440/yr
    Range: $85K - $165K
    105 salaries
    $107,440
    $85K$165K
    PayPal
    $132,875/yr
    Range: $117K - $153K
    100 salaries
    $132,875
    $117K$153K
    Brocade
    $141,401/yr
    Range: $121K - $164K
    46 salaries
    $141,401
    $121K$164K
    Xilinx
    $132,476/yr
    Range: $110K - $161K
    39 salaries
    $132,476
    $110K$161K
    Qualcomm
    $147,854/yr
    Range: $133K - $178K
    11 salaries
    $147,854
    $133K$178K
    SonicWall
    $133,944/yr
    Range: $120K - $147K
    7 salaries
    $133,944
    $120K$147K

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    Sun Microsystems
    $136,927/yr
    Range: $132K - $152K
    6 salaries
    $136,927
    $132K$152K
    CallidusCloud
    $132,127/yr
    Range: $117K - $150K
    6 salaries
    $132,127
    $117K$150K
    A10 Networks
    $138,707/yr
    Range: $130K - $142K
    6 salaries
    $138,707
    $130K$142K
    Harmonic
    $147,247/yr
    Range: $124K - $160K
    5 salaries
    $147,247
    $124K$160K
    2Wire
    $138,003/yr
    Range: $129K - $143K
    5 salaries
    $138,003
    $129K$143K
    Flexera
    $138,345/yr
    Range: $124K - $150K
    5 salaries
    $138,345
    $124K$150K
    Lockheed Martin
    $151,357/yr
    Range: $148K - $158K
    4 salaries
    $151,357
    $148K$158K
    Juniper Networks
    $149,292/yr
    Range: $141K - $160K
    4 salaries
    $149,292
    $141K$160K
    Sony Electronics
    $134,377/yr
    Range: $113K - $145K
    4 salaries
    $134,377
    $113K$145K
    Google
    $177,979/yr
    Range: $154K - $200K
    3 salaries
    $177,979
    $154K$200K
    Western Digital
    $132,623/yr
    Range: $130K - $135K
    3 salaries
    $132,623
    $130K$135K
    Samsung Electronics
    $151,410/yr
    Range: $147K - $160K
    3 salaries
    $151,410
    $147K$160K
    Mentor Graphics
    $143,220/yr
    Range: $140K - $146K
    3 salaries
    $143,220
    $140K$146K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $165,000
    per year
    A Staff Software Engineer reported making $165,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $8k cash bonus
    $16k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    501 to 1000 employees
    Company - Public
    $161,000
    per year
    A Staff Software Engineer reported making $161,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $15 cash bonus
    $30k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
    $210,000
    per year
    A Staff Software Engineer reported making $210,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $50k cash bonus
    $300k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $210,000
    per year
    A Staff Software Engineer reported making $210,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $45k cash bonus
    $150k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $140,000
    per year
    A Staff Software Engineer reported making $140,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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