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

$137,000
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The average salary for a Late-Career Software Engineer with Java skills in San Diego, California is $137,000.
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$115k
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$137k
75%
$166k
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$115k - $166k
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$120k - $166k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

Skills that pay less than market rate include JavaScript, C# Programming Language, Python, C Programming Language 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 $76,796 based on 63 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,416 based on 242 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $92,975 based on 85 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $109,666 based on 34 salaries.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 32.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (16.8% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (4.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Seattle, Washington (23.5% less), Dallas, Texas (22.7% less) and Portland, Oregon (11.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 424 survey responses.
Entry Level
14.9%
Early Career
57.1%
Mid Career
20.0%
Experienced
8.0%