Average Computer Programmer Salary in San Diego, California

$64,080
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$3,000
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The average salary for a Computer Programmer in San Diego, California is $64,080.
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$43k
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$64k
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$96k
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MEDIAN $64,080
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Salary
$43k - $96k
Bonus
$500 - $6k
Total Pay
$38k - $95k

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Job Description for Computer Programmer

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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Popular Skills for Computer Programmer

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

Pay by Experience Level for Computer Programmer

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 $50,868 based on 16 salaries. An early career Computer Programmer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,360 based on 18 salaries. A mid-career Computer Programmer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $95,000 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Computer Programmer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 4 salaries.
Employees with Computer Programmer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 19.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (8.5% more) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (7.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (9.0% less) and Los Angeles, California (0.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 44 survey responses.
Entry Level
36.4%
Early Career
40.9%
Mid Career
13.6%
Experienced
9.1%