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Staff Software Engineer Salaries in San Jose, CA Area

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39,680 SalariesUpdated Apr 17, 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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    Company
    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    Qualcomm
    $146,658/yr
    Range: $127K - $159K
    44 salaries
    $146,658
    $127K$159K
    Sun Microsystems
    $141,904/yr
    Range: $114K - $171K
    40 salaries
    $141,904
    $114K$171K
    Marvell Semiconductor
    $135,986/yr
    Range: $116K - $154K
    37 salaries
    $135,986
    $116K$154K
    Citrix
    $142,039/yr
    Range: $120K - $180K
    20 salaries
    $142,039
    $120K$180K
    Intel Corporation
    $135,564/yr
    Range: $102K - $170K
    14 salaries
    $135,564
    $102K$170K
    Affymetrix
    $127,391/yr
    Range: $114K - $135K
    6 salaries
    $127,391
    $114K$135K
    Walmart eCommerce
    $149,167/yr
    Range: $141K - $159K
    5 salaries
    $149,167
    $141K$159K

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    EMC
    $135,016/yr
    Range: $126K - $148K
    3 salaries
    $135,016
    $126K$148K
    BAE Systems USA
    $136,910/yr
    Range: $131K - $141K
    3 salaries
    $136,910
    $131K$141K
    Samsung Electronics
    $122,880/yr
    Range: $123K - $123K
    3 salaries
    $122,880
    $123K$123K
    Chegg
    $168,066/yr
    Range: $163K - $178K
    3 salaries
    $168,066
    $163K$178K
    Tellabs
    $139,526/yr
    Range: $130K - $146K
    3 salaries
    $139,526
    $130K$146K
    IBM
    $117,649/yr
    Range: $109K - $126K
    2 salaries
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    $109K - $126K
    $109K$126K
    Oracle
    $135,060/yr
    Range: $125K - $146K
    2 salaries
    About
    $125K - $146K
    $125K$146K
    Ericsson-Worldwide
    $106,278/yr
    Range: $100K - $115K
    2 salaries
    About
    $100K - $115K
    $100K$115K
    Nortel Networks
    $124,369/yr
    Range: $110K - $139K
    2 salaries
    About
    $110K - $139K
    $110K$139K
    ARRIS
    $135,811/yr
    Range: $123K - $146K
    2 salaries
    About
    $123K - $146K
    $123K$146K
    Palo Alto Networks
    $129,189/yr
    Range: $123K - $134K
    2 salaries
    About
    $123K - $134K
    $123K$134K
    Futurewei Technologies
    $132,567/yr
    Range: $114K - $148K
    2 salaries
    About
    $114K - $148K
    $114K$148K
    StumbleUpon
    $148,063/yr
    Range: $142K - $155K
    2 salaries
    About
    $142K - $155K
    $142K$155K

    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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