Average Entry-Level Software Engineer Salary in Irvine, California

$71,151
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,852
Bonus
$6,129
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Software Engineer in Irvine, California is $71,151.
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$52k
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$71k
90%
$97k
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$52k - $97k
Bonus
$197 - $12k
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$0 - $6k
Total Pay
$49k - $99k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

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

Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer

An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $82,722 based on 344 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $98,176 based on 118 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $112,494 based on 34 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $118,359.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 48.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (39.9% more) and Seattle, Washington (34.3% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 510 survey responses.
Early Career
67.5%
Mid Career
23.1%
Experienced
6.7%
Late Career
2.7%