The average pay for a Senior Software Engineer in San Diego, California is $105,863 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$88,994 - $129,881
(Median)
$89K
$110K
$130K
MEDIAN: $105,863
10%
50%
90%

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$48.17 - $109.26
(Median)
$48
$66
$110
MEDIAN: $66.00
10%
50%
90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$88,994 - $129,881  
   
Bonus
$984 - $18,283  
Profit Sharing
$446.98 - $10,213  
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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$90,412 - $139,315  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 295
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$48.17 - $109.26  
   
Overtime
$44.50  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$984 - $18,283  
   
Profit Sharing
$446.98 - $10,213  
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).
)
$90,412 - $139,315  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries



National Average
$110,000



Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries

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C++ Programming Language
up arrow 4%

C++
up arrow 3%

C programming Language
up arrow 3%

.NET
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Java/J2EE
up arrow 3%

ASP.NET
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SQL
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HTML
up arrow 3%

C
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Java
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C# Programming Language
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JavaScript
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National Average
$110,000

C#
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
medical benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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