Average Salary in San Diego, California

San Diego, California Median Bonus by Job

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Software Engineer
162 profiles
$4,112

Senior Software Engineer
93 profiles
$7,861

Operations Manager
86 profiles
$4,913

Mechanical Engineer
78 profiles
$2,957

Electrical Engineer
72 profiles
$4,096

Project Engineer
67 profiles
$3,500

Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)
66 profiles
$5,019

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  • Updated: 15 Jul 2017
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About San Diego Salaries

In San Diego, California, the average salary is $60,515. As of Q1 2017, the trend in wages is declining with a 1 percent decrease over last quarter. The cost of living is 46.5 percent more expensive than the national average in San Diego. The most popular occupations in San Diego are Operations Manager, Mechanical Engineer, and Software Engineer which pay between $62,536 and $83,081 per year. The most popular industries in San Diego are Aerospace and Defense, Biotechnology Research and Development, and Software as a Service (SaaS) Development. In San Diego, some popular employers include Qualcomm Inc, Northrop Grumman Corporation, and General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc.

Popular San Diego Employers

Qualcomm Inc

Average Salary: $106,377

Northrop Grumman Corporation

Average Salary: $81,192

U.S. Navy

Average Salary: $67,555

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