Software Engineer Salary in Los Angeles

Pay for Software Engineers in Los Angeles sits in the ballpark of $81K annually. In the world of Software Engineers in Los Angeles, Calif., overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $12K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $10K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $56K and $120K. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Los Angeles Software Engineers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$58,071 - $117,408

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$20.18 - $56.72

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$58,071 - $117,408  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,693  
Profit Sharing
$306.39 - $9,787  
Total Pay (?
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$55,965 - $119,783  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 553
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$20.18 - $56.72  
   
Overtime
$30.82 - $74.58  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,693  
   
Profit Sharing
$306.39 - $9,787  
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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$55,965 - $119,783  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 53
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Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer in Los Angeles, California

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


Los Angeles Software Engineers who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $76K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $90K. After one to two decades on the job, professionals can reap plentiful salaries that average out to the six-figure sum of $104K. Software Engineers in Los Angeles who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $117K.

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Experience Affects Software Engineer in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 44%



National Average
$82,000


Skills That Affect Software Engineer in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Oracle
up arrow 15%

JavaScript
up arrow 4%

Linux
up arrow 3%

C
up arrow 3%

UNIX
up arrow 1%

Python
0%

Microsoft SQL Server
0%

National Average
$82,000

C++
up arrow 1%

PHP
up arrow 1%

.NET
up arrow 3%

C#
up arrow 4%

HTML
up arrow 4%

up arrow 5%

SQL
up arrow 5%

ASP.NET
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 81 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 7%
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