The average salary for a Software Engineer in Pasadena, California is $83,392 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are C#, C++, Java, and C++ Programming Language. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

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$60,820 - $104,849  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 27

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About Pasadena, California

Los Angeles County, California
142,246
Male:
67,712 (47.6%)
Female:
74,534 (52.4%)
Pasadena /ˌpæsəˈdiːnə/ is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. As of 2013, the estimated population of Pasadena was 139,731, making it the 183rd-largest city in the United States. Pasadena is the ninth-largest city in Los Angeles County. Pasadena was incorporated on June 19, 1886, becoming only the second city to be incorporated in what is now Los Angeles County, after Los Angeles (April 4, 1850). It is one of the primary cultural centers of the San Gabriel Valley. The city is known for hosting the annual Rose Bowl football game and Tournament of Roses parade. In addition, Pasadena is also home to many scientific and cultural institutions, including the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena City College, Fuller Theological Seminary, Art Center College of Design, the Pasadena Playhouse, the Norton Simon Museum and the USC Pacific Asia Museum. Indigenous culture and colonization The original inhabitants of...
Pasadena:
$77,312
California:
$64,500
$1,484
Pasadena:
$693,300
California:
$449,100
4.0%

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Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 15%

National Average
$83,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

C#
up arrow 19%

C++
up arrow 16%

Java
up arrow 14%

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 13%

JavaScript
up arrow 8%

National Average
$83,000

Python
up arrow 1%

Linux
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
26%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
medical benefits
Vision: 80%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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