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

$103,949
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$5,000
Bonus
$19,998
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Software Engineer with C Programming Language skills in San Diego, California is $103,949.
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$86k
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$104k
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$118k
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$86k - $118k
Bonus
$1k - $12k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $20k
Total Pay
$88k - $131k
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What Are Popular Skills for Software Engineers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineers?

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 $78,858 based on 28 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $88,940 based on 100 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $114,115 based on 18 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 Francisco, California earn an average of 23.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (18.4% more) and Seattle, Washington (15.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Huntsville, Alabama (20.2% less), Austin, Texas (15.4% less) and New York, New York (8.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 151 survey responses.
Entry Level
18.5%
Early Career
66.2%
Experienced
11.9%
Late Career
3.3%