A Senior Software Engineer in Los Angeles, California earns an average salary of $115,996 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$90,705 - $144,945
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MEDIAN: $115,995
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MEDIAN: $72.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$90,705 - $144,945  
   
Bonus
$974 - $20,489  
Profit Sharing
$679 - $17,517  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$91,507 - $151,785  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 216
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$72.82  
   
Overtime
$121.10  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$974 - $20,489  
   
Profit Sharing
$679 - $17,517  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$91,507 - $151,785  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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About Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles County, California
3,971,896
Male:
1,958,998 (49.3%)
Female:
2,012,898 (50.7%)
Los Angeles (/lɒs ˈændʒəlᵻs/, Spanish for "The Angels"), officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-most populous city in the United States after New York City, the most populous city in California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County. Situated in Southern California, Los Angeles is known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and as a major center of the American entertainment industry. Los Angeles lies in a large coastal basin surrounded on three sides by mountains reaching up to and over 10,000 feet (3,000 m). Historically home to the Chumash and Tongva, Los Angeles was claimed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo for Spain in 1542 along with the rest of what would become Alta California. The city was officially founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican...
Los Angeles:
$52,024
California:
$64,500
$1,271
Los Angeles:
$542,100
California:
$449,100
4.8%

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Software Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries



National Average
$122,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries

Python
up arrow 9%

JavaScript
up arrow 3%

SQL
up arrow 2%

Java/J2EE
up arrow 2%

Java
up arrow 1%

Linux
up arrow 1%

National Average
$122,000

.NET
up arrow 1%

C programming Language
up arrow 1%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 1%



ASP.NET
up arrow 11%

C
up arrow 12%

C#
up arrow 13%

C++
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
medical benefits
Vision: 78%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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