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Staff Software Engineer Salaries in San Jose, CA Area

34,666 SalariesUpdated Sep 26, 2020

Average Base Pay
$136,595 / yr
20% above national average
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$12,132
Range$3,018 - $29,164

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

The average salary for a Staff Software Engineer is $136,595 in San Jose, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 34,666 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Staff Software Engineer employees in San Jose, CA.

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Staff Software Engineer

Qualcomm

$166,837/yr

Range: $151K - $170K

421 salaries

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$166,837/yr
$151K$170K

Staff Software Engineer

eBay

$149,105/yr

Range: $139K - $177K

138 salaries

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$149,105/yr
$139K$177K

Staff Software Engineer

A10 Networks

$144,599/yr

Range: $129K - $155K

132 salaries

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$144,599/yr
$129K$155K

Staff Software Engineer

IBM

$121,846/yr

Range: $12K - $175K

127 salaries

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$121,846/yr
$12K$175K

Staff Software Engineer

PayPal

$152,795/yr

Range: $132K - $188K

108 salaries

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$152,795/yr
$132K$188K

Staff Software Engineer

Xilinx

$167,323/yr

Range: $128K - $173K

65 salaries

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$167,323/yr
$128K$173K

Staff Software Engineer

Brocade

$153,191/yr

Range: $130K - $175K

46 salaries

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$153,191/yr
$130K$175K

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Staff Software Engineer

Arm

$143,931/yr

Range: $144K - $190K

13 salaries

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$143,931/yr
$144K$190K

Staff Software Engineer

Harmonic

$166,082/yr

Range: $134K - $178K

8 salaries

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$166,082/yr
$134K$178K

Staff Software Engineer

SonicWall

$142,174/yr

Range: $131K - $157K

7 salaries

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$142,174/yr
$131K$157K

Staff Software Engineer

NIO

$175,648/yr

Range: $144K - $190K

7 salaries

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$175,648/yr
$144K$190K

Staff Software Engineer

IBM

$113,554/yr

Range: $100K - $125K

6 salaries

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$113,554/yr
$100K$125K

Staff Software Engineer

Sun Microsystems

$146,729/yr

Range: $142K - $157K

6 salaries

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$146,729/yr
$142K$157K

Staff Software Engineer

CallidusCloud

$140,757/yr

Range: $126K - $159K

6 salaries

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$140,757/yr
$126K$159K

Staff Software Engineer

Synaptics

$143,834/yr

Range: $139K - $168K

6 salaries

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$143,834/yr
$139K$168K

Staff Software Engineer

Zscaler

$169,194/yr

Range: $168K - $177K

6 salaries

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$169,194/yr
$168K$177K

Staff Software Engineer

Cisco Systems

$148,000/yr

Range: $115K - $157K

5 salaries

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$148,000/yr
$115K$157K

Staff Software Engineer

Intel Corporation

$141,325/yr

Range: $129K - $184K

5 salaries

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$141,325/yr
$129K$184K

Staff Software Engineer

Sony Electronics

$148,252/yr

Range: $112K - $155K

5 salaries

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$148,252/yr
$112K$155K

Staff Software Engineer

Flexera

$145,371/yr

Range: $135K - $161K

5 salaries

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$145,371/yr
$135K$161K
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Recent Salary Reports

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

$175,000
per year
A Staff Software Engineer reported making $175,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$160,000
per year
A Staff Software Engineer reported making $160,000 per year
Additional Pay
$2 cash bonus
Job Highlights
Full-time
1001 to 5000 employees
 
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$193,000
per year
A Staff Software Engineer reported making $193,000 per year
Additional Pay
$20 cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$170,000
per year
A Staff Software Engineer reported making $170,000 per year
Additional Pay
$24k cash bonus
$45k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$170,515
per year
A Staff Software Engineer reported making $170,515 per year
Additional Pay
$30k cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$130,000
per year
A Staff Software Engineer reported making $130,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$205,000
per year
A Staff Software Engineer reported making $205,000 per year
Additional Pay
$25k cash bonus
$90k stock bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$220,000
per year
A Staff Software Engineer reported making $220,000 per year
Additional Pay
$40k cash bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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