Software Engineer in Los Angeles Salary

Earnings for Software Engineers in Los Angeles, Calif. come in at around $84K annually on average. Overall cash earnings for Los Angeles Software Engineers vary widely between $58K and $125K; for a few high rollers, the final number can encompass upwards of $15K each from bonuses and profit sharing proceeds. Nearly all enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Job satisfaction for Software Engineers in Los Angeles is high. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$58,676 - $121,497
(Median)
$59K
$84K
$120K
MEDIAN: $83,677
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$19.68 - $58.39
(Median)
$20
$37
$58
MEDIAN: $36.00
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$58,676 - $121,497  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,899  
Profit Sharing
$498.33 - $14,453  
Total Pay (?
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$57,693 - $125,271  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 660
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.68 - $58.39  
   
Overtime
$30.98 - $70.31  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,899  
   
Profit Sharing
$498.33 - $14,453  
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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$57,693 - $125,271  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 52
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Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer

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


Software Engineers in Los Angeles, Calif. with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. The average inexperienced worker earns $79K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $93K. Those with 10 to 20 years of experience under their belts can expect their paychecks to flourish around the six-figure median of $106K. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $125K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

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Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 48%



National Average
$85,000


Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

UNIX
up arrow 10%

up arrow 7%

JavaScript
up arrow 4%

Python
up arrow 2%

PHP
up arrow 2%

Ruby on Rails
0%

National Average
$85,000

C
up arrow 1%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 1%

C++
up arrow 2%

Java
up arrow 4%

.NET
up arrow 4%

HTML
up arrow 4%

ASP.NET
up arrow 4%

C#
up arrow 5%

SQL
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 90 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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