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Staff Software Engineer Salaries in San Jose, CA

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39,680 SalariesUpdated Jan 24, 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)
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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
    $143,199/yr
    Range: $120K - $180K
    19 salaries
    $143,199
    $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
    $117,435/yr
    Range: $108K - $125K
    2 salaries
    About
    $108K - $125K
    $108K$125K
    Oracle
    $136,099/yr
    Range: $124K - $147K
    2 salaries
    About
    $124K - $147K
    $124K$147K
    Ericsson-Worldwide
    $106,067/yr
    Range: $99K - $115K
    2 salaries
    About
    $99K - $115K
    $99K$115K
    Nortel Networks
    $125,743/yr
    Range: $110K - $140K
    2 salaries
    About
    $110K - $140K
    $110K$140K
    ARRIS
    $135,274/yr
    Range: $124K - $146K
    2 salaries
    About
    $124K - $146K
    $124K$146K
    Futurewei Technologies
    $131,841/yr
    Range: $115K - $150K
    2 salaries
    About
    $115K - $150K
    $115K$150K
    StumbleUpon
    $149,311/yr
    Range: $140K - $156K
    2 salaries
    About
    $140K - $156K
    $140K$156K
    WhiteHat Security
    $150,354/yr
    Range: $135K - $168K
    2 salaries
    About
    $135K - $168K
    $135K$168K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $150,000
    per year
    A Staff Software Engineer reported making $150,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    1-2 years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Public
    $160,000
    per year
    A Staff Software Engineer reported making $160,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $32k cash bonus
    $73k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
    $140,000
    per year
    A Staff Software Engineer reported making $140,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $5k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Public
    $220,000
    per year
    A Staff Software Engineer reported making $220,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $50k cash bonus
    $300k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $160,000
    per year
    A Staff Software Engineer reported making $160,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    501 to 1000 employees
    Company - Private
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