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Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary in San Diego, California

The average salary for a Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in San Diego, California is $97,805 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. A skill in Java/J2EE is associated with high pay for this job.
$77,057 - $125,049
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $97,805
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$39.87 - $106.40
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MEDIAN: $62.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$77,057 - $125,049  
   
Bonus
$246.58 - $16,372  
Profit Sharing
$2,262 - $10,090  
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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$78,187 - $138,883  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 334
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$39.87 - $106.40  
   
Overtime
$48.59 - $82.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$246.58 - $16,372  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,262 - $10,090  
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).
)
$78,187 - $138,883  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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Pay by Experience Level for Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in San Diego, California

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

Experience Affects Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in San Diego, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%


National Average
$103,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in San Diego, California Salaries

Java/J2EE
up arrow 11%

C++
up arrow 6%

Java
up arrow 6%

Linux
up arrow 5%

C
up arrow 3%

C#
up arrow 1%

.NET
0%

National Average
$103,000

SQL
up arrow 1%

HTML
up arrow 3%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 4%

JavaScript
up arrow 5%

PHP
up arrow 7%

ASP.NET
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 92 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 7%