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Senior Software Engineer Salary in Los Angeles (United States)

A Senior Software Engineer in Los Angeles, California earns an average salary of $107,289 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. A skill in Python is associated with high pay for this job.
Senior Software Engineer in Los Angeles, California Salary (?
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$80,011 - $129,005
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $107,289
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Senior Software Engineer in Los Angeles, California Salary (?
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$49.32 - $94.36
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MEDIAN: $64.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$80,011 - $129,005  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,641  
Profit Sharing
$2,645 - $10,084  
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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$82,219 - $138,375  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 179
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$32$64$96
Hourly Rate
$49.32 - $94.36  
   
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,641  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,645 - $10,084  
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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$82,219 - $138,375  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 2%
National Average
$113,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Python
up arrow 16%
PHP
up arrow 9%
Linux
up arrow 7%
Java/J2EE
up arrow 5%
Java
up arrow 4%
JavaScript
up arrow 4%
UNIX
up arrow 4%
National Average
$113,000
SQL
up arrow 1%
C++
up arrow 2%
Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 3%
C#
up arrow 5%
.NET
up arrow 6%
HTML
up arrow 7%
ASP.NET
up arrow 8%
C
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
7%
female alumni
 
Male
93%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 9%