The average salary for a Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in San Diego, California is $97,593 per year. A skill in Java/J2EE is associated with high pay for this job.
Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in San Diego, California Total Pay (?
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$74,193 - $123,450
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MEDIAN: $97,592
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Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in San Diego, California Total Pay (?
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$39.20 - $97.65
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MEDIAN: $59.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$74,193 - $123,450  
   
Bonus
$503 - $15,189  
Profit Sharing
$1,510 - $9,960  
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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$76,460 - $134,446  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 544
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$39.20 - $97.65  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $108.19  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$503 - $15,189  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,510 - $9,960  
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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$76,460 - $134,446  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 544
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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
$102,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

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

Java/J2EE
up arrow 12%
C++
up arrow 5%
Java
up arrow 4%
Linux
up arrow 4%
C
up arrow 3%
UNIX
up arrow 2%
Oracle
up arrow 1%
C#
0%
SQL
0%
National Average
$102,000
HTML
up arrow 1%
.NET
up arrow 2%
Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 2%
Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 3%
ASP.NET
up arrow 8%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 138 votes.
Gender
Female
10%
female alumni
 
Male
90%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
16%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 8%
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