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Staff Engineer Salaries in San Jose, CA Area

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Average Base Pay
$126,420/yr
32% above national average
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$94K
Low
$126K
Average
$165K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$9,318
Range$1,961 - $27,522
How much does a Staff Engineer make in San Jose, CA?

The average salary for a Staff Engineer is $126,420 in San Jose, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 4,085 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Staff Engineer employees in San Jose, CA.

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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    Juniper Networks
    $157,277/yr
    Range: $132K - $183K
    122 salaries
    $157,277/yr
    $132K$183K
    Bloom Energy
    $101,926/yr
    Range: $89K - $113K
    17 salaries
    $101,926/yr
    $89K$113K
    Silicon Graphics International
    $138,357/yr
    Range: $127K - $153K
    14 salaries
    $138,357/yr
    $127K$153K
    Silicon Image
    $141,622/yr
    Range: $123K - $163K
    12 salaries
    $141,622/yr
    $123K$163K
    Dolby
    $158,734/yr
    Range: $150K - $170K
    11 salaries
    $158,734/yr
    $150K$170K
    Aruba Networks
    $163,095/yr
    Range: $128K - $172K
    10 salaries
    $163,095/yr
    $128K$172K
    Applied Micro Circuits
    $104,886/yr
    Range: $103K - $153K
    9 salaries
    $104,886/yr
    $103K$153K

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    Infinera
    $158,140/yr
    Range: $130K - $173K
    8 salaries
    $158,140/yr
    $130K$173K
    Raytheon Applied Signal Technology
    $167,098/yr
    Range: $140K - $175K
    5 salaries
    $167,098/yr
    $140K$175K
    Telegent Systems USA
    $139,490/yr
    Range: $116K - $156K
    4 salaries
    $139,490/yr
    $116K$156K
    Broadcom
    $108,891/yr
    Range: $108K - $118K
    3 salaries
    $108,891/yr
    $108K$118K
    AMD
    $131,786/yr
    Range: $131K - $150K
    3 salaries
    $131,786/yr
    $131K$150K
    Arm
    $156,444/yr
    Range: $132K - $160K
    3 salaries
    $156,444/yr
    $132K$160K
    ShoreTel
    $153,025/yr
    Range: $127K - $165K
    3 salaries
    $153,025/yr
    $127K$165K
    Hewlett-Packard
    $169,614/yr
    Range: $155K - $185K
    2 salaries
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    $155K - $185K
    $155K$185K
    Synopsys
    $143,978/yr
    Range: $136K - $154K
    2 salaries
    About
    $136K - $154K
    $136K$154K
    Maxim Integrated
    $94,505/yr
    Range: $90K - $99K
    2 salaries
    About
    $90K - $99K
    $90K$99K
    Harmonic
    $155,834/yr
    Range: $148K - $165K
    2 salaries
    About
    $148K - $165K
    $148K$165K
    Edelman Financial Engines
    $145,589/yr
    Range: $136K - $153K
    2 salaries
    About
    $136K - $153K
    $136K$153K
    Proofpoint
    $189,623/yr
    Range: $169K - $213K
    2 salaries
    About
    $169K - $213K
    $169K$213K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $110,000
    per year
    A Staff Engineer reported making $110,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $150,000
    per year
    A Staff Engineer reported making $150,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $10k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    201 to 500 employees
    Company - Private
    $165,000
    per year
    A Staff Engineer reported making $165,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    51 to 200 employees
    Company - Private
    $125,000
    per year
    A Staff Engineer reported making $125,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $15k cash bonus
    $20k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    1-2 years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
    $145,818
    per year
    A Staff Engineer reported making $145,818 per year
    Additional Pay
    $50k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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