Software Engineer Salary in Los Angeles, California (United States)

A Software Engineer in Los Angeles, California earns an average salary of $78,046 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.
Software Engineer in Los Angeles, California Total Pay (?
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$55,319 - $107,595
(Median)
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110K
MEDIAN: $78,045
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Software Engineer in Los Angeles, California Total Pay (?
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$20.70 - $54.68
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MEDIAN: $35.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$55,319 - $107,595  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,176  
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $20,000  
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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$54,483 - $112,542  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 544
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$20.70 - $54.68  
   
Overtime
$29.66 - $70.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,176  
   
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $20,000  
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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$54,483 - $112,542  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 544
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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.

Experience Affects Software Engineer in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 47%
National Average
$79,000

Skills That Affect Software Engineer in Los Angeles, California Salaries

C
up arrow 6%
Python
up arrow 4%
ASP.NET
up arrow 1%
Linux
0%
PHP
0%
National Average
$79,000
C#
up arrow 2%
.NET
up arrow 2%
HTML
up arrow 2%
Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 2%
PL/SQL
up arrow 3%
C++
up arrow 4%
SQL
up arrow 4%
up arrow 5%
UNIX
up arrow 5%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 107 votes.
Gender
Female
7%
female alumni
 
Male
93%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 10%
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