Average Software Engineer with C Programming Language Skills Salary in San Diego, California

$90,808
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,952
Bonus
$5,087
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The average salary for a Software Engineer with C Programming Language skills in San Diego, California is $90,808.
10%
$72k
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$91k
90%
$113k
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Salary
$72k - $113k
Bonus
$700 - $15k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $20k
Total Pay
$70k - $125k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

Skills that pay less than market rate include C# Programming Language, Python, JavaScript, C++ Programming Language and Java.

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 $77,557 based on 29 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $87,785 based on 105 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,515 based on 27 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $114,115 based on 19 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $131,469.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 25.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (21.6% more) and Seattle, Washington (11.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (8.5% less), Boston, Massachusetts (5.9% less) and Los Angeles, California (0.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 187 survey responses.
Entry Level
15.5%
Early Career
56.1%
Mid Career
14.4%
Experienced
10.2%
Late Career
3.7%