Average Late-Career Software Engineer Salary in San Diego, California

$123,231
Avg. Salary
$9,719
Bonus
$122
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The average salary for a Late-Career Software Engineer in San Diego, California is $123,231.
10%
$89k
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$123k
90%
$170k
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Salary
$89k - $170k
Bonus
$990 - $26k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $122
Total Pay
$92k - $177k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

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

Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer

An entry-level Software Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $75,795 based on 178 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,865 based on 811 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $97,034 based on 233 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $111,568 based on 121 salaries.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 23.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (20.1% more) and Los Angeles, California (0.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (13.9% less), Denver, Colorado (7.7% less) and New York, New York (0.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,343 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.3%
Early Career
60.4%
Mid Career
17.3%
Experienced
9.0%