Qualcomm

Qualcomm Software Engineer Salaries

Base Salary Ranges

Based on our data, a Software Engineer at Qualcomm earns a median base salary of about $115,500.

Base Salary Ranges by Level

The Software Engineer role at Qualcomm has the following estimated base salary ranges, by level:

LevelRangeMedian
(2) Engineer $90,000 - $105,000 $100,000
(3) Senior Engineer $115,000 - $124,000 $116,000
(4) Staff Engineer $144,000 - $160,000 $150,000
(5) Senior Staff Engineer $155,000 - $155,000 $155,000
  • (2) Engineer: $90,000 - $105,000, median $100,000
  • (3) Senior Engineer: $115,000 - $124,000, median $116,000
  • (4) Staff Engineer: $144,000 - $160,000, median $150,000
  • (5) Senior Staff Engineer: $155,000 - $155,000, median $155,000

Base Salary Ranges by Location

Our data for Qualcomm Software Engineer includes submissions from the following cities, listed with the estimated base salary range for the role at that location:

LocationRangeMedian
San Diego $90,000 - $160,000 $124,000
San Jose $100,000 - $105,000 $100,000
  • San Diego: $90,000 - $160,000, median $124,000
  • San Jose: $100,000 - $105,000, median $100,000

Total Compensation Ranges

Based on our data, a Software Engineer at Qualcomm earns a median total compensation of about $144,000, which includes additional compensation like annual bonuses and stock RSU or option grants.

Total Compensation Ranges by Level

The Software Engineer role at Qualcomm has the following estimated total compensation ranges, by level:

LevelRangeMedian
(2) Engineer $106,000 - $125,000 $118,000
(3) Senior Engineer $140,000 - $156,000 $148,000
(4) Staff Engineer $200,000 - $200,000 $200,000
(5) Senior Staff Engineer $220,000 - $220,000 $220,000
  • (2) Engineer: $106,000 - $125,000, median $118,000
  • (3) Senior Engineer: $140,000 - $156,000, median $148,000
  • (4) Staff Engineer: $200,000 - $200,000, median $200,000
  • (5) Senior Staff Engineer: $220,000 - $220,000, median $220,000

Total Compensation Ranges by Location

Our data for Qualcomm Software Engineer includes submissions from the following cities, listed with the estimated total compensation range for the role at that location:

LocationRangeMedian
San Diego $106,000 - $220,000 $156,000
San Jose $118,000 - $125,000 $118,000
  • San Diego: $106,000 - $220,000, median $156,000
  • San Jose: $118,000 - $125,000, median $118,000

Years of Experience by Level

LevelMedian Years
(2) Engineer 2
(3) Senior Engineer 5
(4) Staff Engineer 8
(5) Senior Staff Engineer 12