Average Late-Career Software Engineer Salary in Los Angeles, California

$124,057
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$8,000
Bonus
$5,057
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The average salary for a Late-Career Software Engineer in Los Angeles, California is $124,057.
10%
$78k
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$124k
90%
$156k
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Salary
$78k - $156k
Bonus
$3k - $48k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $5k
Total Pay
$80k - $163k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

Skills in C++ Programming Language are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Python, SQL, JavaScript 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 $79,403 based on 142 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $89,764 based on 683 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $103,708 based on 257 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $114,010 based on 106 salaries.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 23.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (19.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (14.5% less), Austin, Texas (14.5% less) and Denver, Colorado (8.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,188 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.0%
Early Career
57.5%
Mid Career
21.6%
Experienced
8.9%