Average Computer Programmer Salary in Los Angeles, California

$62,320
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$2,017
Bonus
$240
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The average salary for a Computer Programmer in Los Angeles, California is $62,320.
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$41k
MEDIAN
$62k
90%
$104k
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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 Are Popular Skills for Computer Programmers?

Skills in C# Programming Language, Java and SQL are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include HTML and C++ Programming Language.

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. A mid-career Computer Programmer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,250 based on 10 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 New York, New York earn an average of 27.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (15.4% more) and Dallas, Texas (11.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (2.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 51 survey responses.
Entry Level
27.5%
Early Career
43.1%
Mid Career
19.6%
Experienced
9.8%