A Software Engineer in Irvine, California earns an average salary of $83,187 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Linux and Java. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$61,073 - $118,794
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$61K
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$120K
MEDIAN: $83,187
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$18.46 - $78.91
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$79
MEDIAN: $30
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$61,073 - $118,794  
   
Bonus
$996 - $30,639  
Profit Sharing
$1,953 - $25,644  
Total Pay (?
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$58,984 - $131,593  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 176
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$18.46 - $78.91  
   
Overtime
$45.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$996 - $30,639  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,953 - $25,644  
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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$58,984 - $131,593  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 72%



National Average
$83,000


Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

Linux
up arrow 14%

up arrow 11%

SQL
up arrow 5%

JavaScript
up arrow 2%

HTML
up arrow 1%

National Average
$83,000

C# Programming Language
up arrow 2%

.NET
up arrow 2%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 2%

C#
up arrow 3%

C++
up arrow 3%

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 4%

ASP.NET
up arrow 5%

C programming Language
up arrow 5%

ASP.NET Framework
up arrow 8%

C
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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