A Software Engineer in Carlsbad, California earns an average salary of $82,277 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.

$71,506 - $109,787
(Median)
$72K
$82K
$110K
MEDIAN: $82,276
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$21.18 - $35.30
(Median)
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$28
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MEDIAN: $27.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$71,506 - $109,787  
   
Bonus
$1,968 - $19,574  
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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$53,107 - $126,330  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 26
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$27.52  
   
Overtime
$52.05  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,968 - $19,574  
   
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).
)
$53,107 - $126,330  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6
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Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$83,000


Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 3%

C#
0%

National Average
$83,000

.NET
up arrow 1%

Java
up arrow 4%

C
up arrow 6%

C# Programming Language
up arrow 6%

C++
up arrow 7%

HTML
up arrow 7%

Linux
up arrow 8%

SQL
up arrow 10%

JavaScript
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
25%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 79%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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