Software Engineer Salary in San Diego, California (United States)

A Software Engineer in San Diego, California earns an average salary of $79,938 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.
Software Engineer in San Diego, California Total Pay (?
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$58,798 - $102,240
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $79,937
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Software Engineer in San Diego, California Total Pay (?
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$19.39 - $58.83
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MEDIAN: $33.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$58,798 - $102,240  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,108  
Profit Sharing
$397.32 - $8,054  
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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$57,914 - $109,268  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 765
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.39 - $58.83  
   
Overtime
$31.28 - $60.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,108  
   
Profit Sharing
$397.32 - $8,054  
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).
)
$57,914 - $109,268  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 765
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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 37%
National Average
$81,000

Skills That Affect Software Engineer in San Diego, California Salaries

Python
up arrow 10%
C
up arrow 9%
C++
up arrow 5%
Linux
up arrow 4%
UNIX
up arrow 2%
National Average
$81,000
ASP.NET
up arrow 3%
Java
up arrow 4%
.NET
up arrow 4%
C#
up arrow 5%
SQL
up arrow 5%
HTML
up arrow 6%
PL/SQL
up arrow 7%
Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 10%
PHP
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 185 votes.

Gender

Female
9%
female alumni
 
Male
91%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

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