Software Engineering Manager Salaries in San Jose, CA

Alternate Job Titles: Software Engineering Manager

What is the average Software Engineering Manager salary for San Jose, CA?

The salary for someone with the job title Software Engineering Manager in San Jose, CA varies depending on a number of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at employers of all sizes and industries on Software Engineering Manager salaries to construct a range which describes the distribution of salaries for people with the job title Software Engineering Manager in San Jose, CA.

Categories:  IT -- Computers, Software, Engineering, IT -- All

Similar Job Titles:  Software Engineering Director, Engineering Manager, Mechanical Engineering Manager, Process Engineering Manager, Software Engineer III, Software Engineer IV, Software Engineer I, Software Engineer II, Software Developer I

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Software Engineering Manager in San Jose, CA that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Software Engineering Manager in San Jose are expected to make less than the median.

Source: HR Reported data as of September 2014

Median $143,810
  • 10%$116,025
  • 25%$129,266
  • 75%$164,604
  • 90%$183,536

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Job Description for Software Engineering Manager

Manages a team of software engineers that architect and design enterprise software products and operating systems. Writes product requirement documents, implements and tracks development timelines, and negotiates feature sets with the development leads and product teams. Requires a bachelor's degree in a related area and at least 7 years of experience in software development. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a head of a unit/department. View full job description

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