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Staff Engineer (Software Engineer) Salaries

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264,186 SalariesUpdated Apr 23, 2018
Average Base Pay
$129,375/yr
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$86K
Low
$129K
Average
$183K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$10,185
Range$2,293 - $26,599
How much does a Staff Engineer (Software Engineer) make?

The national average salary for a Staff Engineer (Software Engineer) is $129,375 in United States. Filter by location to see Staff Engineer (Software Engineer) salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 264,186 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Staff Engineer (Software Engineer) employees.

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      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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      VMware
      $160,080/yr
      Range: $135K - $192K
      15 salaries
      $160,080
      $135K$192K
      Dolby
      $136,970/yr
      Range: $107K - $155K
      4 salaries
      $136,970
      $107K$155K
      Aruba Networks
      $154,175/yr
      Range: $145K - $167K
      4 salaries
      $154,175
      $145K$167K
      BroadVision
      $112,258/yr
      Range: $108K - $115K
      3 salaries
      $112,258
      $108K$115K
      Motorola Mobility
      $126,573/yr
      Range: $108K - $149K
      2 salaries
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      $108K - $149K
      $108K$149K
      Tensilica
      $137,953/yr
      Range: $124K - $153K
      2 salaries
      About
      $124K - $153K
      $124K$153K
      Force10
      $132,066/yr
      Range: $126K - $138K
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $126K - $138K
      $126K$138K

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      Sun Microsystems
      $146,538/yr
      Range: $141K - $154K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $141K - $154K
      $141K$154K
      Cinea
      $135,226/yr
      Range: $130K - $141K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $130K - $141K
      $130K$141K
      Sling Media
      $104,939/yr
      Range: $102K - $110K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $102K - $110K
      $102K$110K
      WebMD Health
      $112,431/yr
      Range: $107K - $117K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $107K - $117K
      $107K$117K
      IBM
      $95,125/yr
      Range: $65K - $152K
      696 salaries
      $95,125
      $65K$152K
      Qualcomm
      $133,244/yr
      Range: $100K - $159K
      619 salaries
      $133,244
      $100K$159K
      VMware
      $112,290/yr
      Range: $76K - $164K
      355 salaries
      $112,290
      $76K$164K
      Google
      $200,603/yr
      Range: $144K - $258K
      191 salaries
      $200,603
      $144K$258K
      eBay
      $138,788/yr
      Range: $100K - $168K
      185 salaries
      $138,788
      $100K$168K
      Intuit
      $148,378/yr
      Range: $89K - $212K
      179 salaries
      $148,378
      $89K$212K
      National Instruments
      $79,660/yr
      Range: $66K - $119K
      148 salaries
      $79,660
      $66K$119K
      PayPal
      $135,886/yr
      Range: $103K - $165K
      140 salaries
      $135,886
      $103K$165K
      eBay
      $133,805/yr
      Range: $110K - $160K
      139 salaries
      $133,805
      $110K$160K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $170,000
      per year
      A Staff Software Engineer in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $170,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $34k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      San Jose, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      501 to 1000 employees
      Company - Private
      $212,000
      per year
      A Staff Software Engineer in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $212,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $50k cash bonus
      $300k stock bonus
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      San Jose, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $120,000
      per year
      A Staff Software Engineer in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $120,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      San Jose, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $125,000
      per year
      A Staff Software Engineer in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $125,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Seattle, WA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $160,000
      per year
      A Staff Software Engineer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $160,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $10k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      8-10 years experience
      San Francisco, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      201 to 500 employees
      Company - Public
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