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Senior Software Engineer Salaries in San Jose, CA Area

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39,680 SalariesUpdated May 17, 2018
Average Base Pay
$142,793/yr
18% above national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$112K
Low
$143K
Average
$178K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$12,415
Range$3,329 - $30,000
How much does a Senior Software Engineer make in San Jose, CA?

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer is $142,793 in San Jose, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 39,680 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Software 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
    $126,093/yr
    Range: $100K - $165K
    143 salaries
    $126,093
    $100K$165K
    EMC
    $114,201/yr
    Range: $92K - $138K
    83 salaries
    $114,201
    $92K$138K
    Intel Corporation
    $133,515/yr
    Range: $103K - $173K
    67 salaries
    $133,515
    $103K$173K
    NVIDIA
    $145,349/yr
    Range: $110K - $204K
    66 salaries
    $145,349
    $110K$204K
    Yahoo
    $133,818/yr
    Range: $100K - $155K
    54 salaries
    $133,818
    $100K$155K
    Oracle
    $118,389/yr
    Range: $95K - $155K
    52 salaries
    $118,389
    $95K$155K
    Marvell Semiconductor
    $118,448/yr
    Range: $95K - $139K
    49 salaries
    $118,448
    $95K$139K

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    Citrix
    $131,528/yr
    Range: $116K - $158K
    23 salaries
    $131,528
    $116K$158K
    Chegg
    $128,384/yr
    Range: $116K - $153K
    23 salaries
    $128,384
    $116K$153K
    Verint Systems
    $112,701/yr
    Range: $101K - $128K
    21 salaries
    $112,701
    $101K$128K
    Extreme Networks
    $123,680/yr
    Range: $107K - $139K
    19 salaries
    $123,680
    $107K$139K
    Nortel Networks
    $129,146/yr
    Range: $108K - $148K
    17 salaries
    $129,146
    $108K$148K
    Avaya
    $134,275/yr
    Range: $103K - $172K
    14 salaries
    $134,275
    $103K$172K
    Infoblox
    $125,127/yr
    Range: $116K - $138K
    14 salaries
    $125,127
    $116K$138K
    Dell
    $135,629/yr
    Range: $122K - $157K
    13 salaries
    $135,629
    $122K$157K
    Sun Microsystems
    $126,508/yr
    Range: $110K - $179K
    12 salaries
    $126,508
    $110K$179K
    Walmart eCommerce
    $126,514/yr
    Range: $121K - $134K
    11 salaries
    $126,514
    $121K$134K
    McAfee
    $124,310/yr
    Range: $110K - $143K
    11 salaries
    $124,310
    $110K$143K
    Rovi
    $114,223/yr
    Range: $104K - $129K
    11 salaries
    $114,223
    $104K$129K
    Calsoft Labs
    $100,563/yr
    Range: $79K - $119K
    11 salaries
    $100,563
    $79K$119K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $117,000
    per year
    A Senior Software Engineer reported making $117,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $132,000
    per year
    A Senior Software Engineer reported making $132,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $20k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $200,000
    per year
    A Senior Software Engineer reported making $200,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $25k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $170,000
    per year
    A Senior Software Engineer reported making $170,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $15 cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $125,000
    per year
    A Sr. Software Engineer reported making $125,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $5k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    Full-time
    201 to 500 employees
     
    Company - Private
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