How much does a Software Engineer make in San Jose, CA?

Updated 22 Jul 2021
US$1L /yr
Average Base Pay

50,877 salaries

US$1L

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US$1L

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US$2L

High

Additional Cash Compensation
AverageUS$23,570RangeUS$4,778 - US$1,16,267
The average salary for a Software Engineer is US$1,37,949 per year in San Jose, CA, United States Area. Salaries estimates are based on 50877 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Software Engineer employees in San Jose, CA, United States Area.

Seniority Levels

L2
Software EngineerUS$1L /yr
L3
Senior Software EngineerUS$2L /yr
Career Path

Related Job Titles

Entry Level Software Engineer

US$85,506

per year

Principal Software Engineer

US$1,77,288

per year

Software Development Engineer

US$1,38,679

per year

Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET)

US$1,18,801

per year

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Google
4.5

Google

Software Engineer

US$1,51,233

 /yr
Range: US$76T - US$5L
13,133 salaries
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US$76T

US$5L

US$75,529 - US$4,61,750 Range

Cisco Systems
4.3

Cisco Systems

Software Engineer

US$1,28,664

 /yr
Range: US$77T - US$10L

US$77T

US$10L

US$77,137 - US$9,64,669 Range

NVIDIA
4.7

NVIDIA

Software Engineer

US$1,54,774

 /yr
Range: US$92T - US$3L

US$92T

US$3L

US$91,571 - US$2,50,304 Range

Quora, Inc.
4.2

Quora, Inc.

Software Engineer

US$1,88,360

 /yr
Range: US$1L - US$2L

US$1L

US$2L

US$1,26,025 - US$2,14,170 Range

Applied Materials
4

Applied Materials

Software Engineer

US$1,52,891

 /yr
Range: US$1L - US$2L

US$1L

US$2L

US$1,13,347 - US$2,16,916 Range

Intel Corporation
4.2

Intel Corporation

Software Engineer

US$1,65,610

 /yr
Range: US$70T - US$8L

US$70T

US$8L

US$69,716 - US$7,85,134 Range

Yahoo
4.1

Yahoo

Software Engineer

US$1,31,883

 /yr
Range: US$13T - US$3L

US$13T

US$3L

US$12,802 - US$2,88,807 Range

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LinkedIn
4.4

LinkedIn

Software Engineer

US$1,43,407

 /yr
Range: US$1L - US$3L

US$1L

US$3L

US$1,05,230 - US$3,20,368 Range

Apple
4.3

Apple

Software Engineer

US$1,42,155

 /yr
Range: US$13T - US$4L

US$13T

US$4L

US$13,439 - US$3,50,000 Range

Qualcomm
4.1

Qualcomm

Software Engineer

US$1,20,894

 /yr
Range: US$1L - US$1L

US$1L

US$1L

US$1,05,384 - US$1,35,596 Range

Uber
4

Uber

Software Engineer

US$1,33,515

 /yr
Range: US$90T - US$2L

US$90T

US$2L

US$90,148 - US$2,00,895 Range

Microsoft
4.4

Microsoft

Software Engineer

US$1,60,756

 /yr
Range: US$85T - US$2L

US$85T

US$2L

US$85,100 - US$2,47,827 Range

Intuit
4.4

Intuit

Software Engineer

US$1,33,810

 /yr
Range: US$1L - US$2L

US$1L

US$2L

US$1,03,498 - US$2,38,745 Range

Juniper Networks
3.9

Juniper Networks

Software Engineer

US$1,29,673

 /yr
Range: US$1L - US$2L

US$1L

US$2L

US$1,00,000 - US$1,97,981 Range

eBay
4

eBay

Software Engineer

US$1,36,575

 /yr
Range: US$62T - US$2L

US$62T

US$2L

US$62,147 - US$2,30,778 Range

Arista Networks
4.2

Arista Networks

Software Engineer

US$1,39,312

 /yr
Range: US$23T - US$2L

US$23T

US$2L

US$23,400 - US$2,22,957 Range

Brocade
4.1

Brocade

Software Engineer

US$1,28,038

 /yr
Range: US$94T - US$2L

US$94T

US$2L

US$93,865 - US$1,74,529 Range

Facebook
4.3

Facebook

Software Engineer

US$1,40,333

 /yr
Range: US$73T - US$3L

US$73T

US$3L

US$72,644 - US$2,50,000 Range

ServiceNow
4.3

ServiceNow

Software Engineer

US$1,20,633

 /yr
Range: US$96T - US$2L

US$96T

US$2L

US$95,513 - US$1,64,482 Range

Google
4.5

Google

Software Engineer - Monthly Intern

US$7,794

 /mo
Range: US$2T - US$15T

US$2T

US$15T

US$1,828 - US$14,601 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Software Engineer salaries

The average salary for a a Software Engineer is US$1,37,949 per year in San Jose, CA, United States Area. Salaries estimates are based on 50877 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Software Engineer employees in San Jose, CA, United States Area.

The highest salary for a a Software Engineer in San Jose, CA, United States Area is US$1,85,160 per year.

The lowest salary for a a Software Engineer in San Jose, CA, United States Area is US$1,02,775 per year.