Average Mid-Career Computer Programmer Salary in Los Angeles, California

$74,250
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$6,000
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Computer Programmer in Los Angeles, California is $74,250.
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$59k
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$74k
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$110k
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What Do Computer Programmers Do?

Computer Programmer Tasks
  • Work with designers and content producers.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for server applications.
  • Write code to create multi-threaded, networked server applications.
  • Use source debuggers, program dumps, and performance monitoring tools.
  • Test and document software for server applications.

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What is the Pay by Experience Level for Computer Programmers?

An entry-level Computer Programmer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $56,120 based on 14 salaries. An early career Computer Programmer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,520 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Computer Programmer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,890 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Computer Programmer in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 36.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (17.7% more) and New York, New York (7.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (9.9% less), Chicago, Illinois (7.3% less) and St. Louis, Missouri (6.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 41 survey responses.
Entry Level
34.1%
Early Career
53.7%
Experienced
12.2%