Powering Silicon Valley

Powering  Silicon Valley

San Jose State University is Silicon Valley’s number one source of graduates in education, engineering, computer science and business. Companies in Silicon Valley employ more graduates from SJSU than from any other university in the U.S.. 

Average yearly salary for entry-level Software Engineers in Silicon Valley (Business Insider)

Employers Yearly Salary
IBM $86,680
Microsoft $87,956
Amazon $92,613
Oracle $99,391
Zynga $100,494
Yahoo $102,638
Google $103,438
Apple $103,883
Cisco $105,562
Linkedin $110,902
Facebook $111,428
Twitter $114,917


More than 40 percent of the workforce has a bachelor’s degree or higher. Watch this video and listen to the Mayor of San Jose, and many others speak about how important San Jose State University is to Silicon Valley