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

$86,948
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,989
Bonus
$5,087
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The average salary for a Software Engineer with Java skills in San Diego, California is $86,948.
10%
$67k
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$87k
90%
$112k
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Salary
$67k - $112k
Bonus
$1k - $12k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $44k
Total Pay
$65k - $120k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

Skills that pay less than market rate include SQL, C# Programming Language, Python, 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 $76,796 based on 63 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,776 based on 249 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $93,182 based on 84 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $109,666 based on 35 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $137,000.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 36.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (29.4% more) and Seattle, Washington (21.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (4.9% less) and Austin, Texas (2.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 438 survey responses.
Entry Level
14.4%
Early Career
56.8%
Mid Career
19.2%
Experienced
8.0%
Late Career
1.6%