Average Computer Programmer Salary in San Diego, California

$64,983
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$3,000
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The average salary for a Computer Programmer in San Diego, California is $64,983.
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$46k
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$65k
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$96k
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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 are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include JavaScript, SQL, Java 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 $51,294 based on 9 salaries. An early career Computer Programmer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,969 based on 15 salaries. A mid-career Computer Programmer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $87,600 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Computer Programmer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,975 based on 3 salaries.
Employees with Computer Programmer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 22.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (10.7% more) and Columbus, Ohio (3.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (6.1% less) and Los Angeles, California (4.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 33 survey responses.
Entry Level
27.3%
Early Career
45.5%
Mid Career
18.2%
Experienced
9.1%