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Software Engineer Salary in San Diego, California

The average pay for a Software Engineer in San Diego, California is $80,971 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
$59,360 - $105,352
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $80,970
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$19.59 - $59.95
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MEDIAN: $33.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$59,360 - $105,352  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,302  
Profit Sharing
$408.51 - $11,920  
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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$58,640 - $111,962  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 760
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.59 - $59.95  
   
Overtime
$31.85 - $60.10  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,302  
   
Profit Sharing
$408.51 - $11,920  
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).
)
$58,640 - $111,962  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 72
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Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer in San Diego, California

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

Experience Affects Software Engineer in San Diego, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 38%



National Average
$82,000


Skills That Affect Software Engineer in San Diego, California Salaries

C
up arrow 8%

Python
up arrow 8%

up arrow 6%

C++
up arrow 5%

Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS
up arrow 3%

UNIX
up arrow 2%

National Average
$82,000

.NET
up arrow 3%

Java
up arrow 4%

ASP.NET
up arrow 4%


C#
up arrow 6%

SQL
up arrow 6%

HTML
up arrow 8%


PHP
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 194 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 6%