Average Early-Career Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary in San Diego, California

$80,326
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,958
Bonus
$1,000
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The average salary for an Early-Career Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in San Diego, California is $80,326.
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$60k
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$80k
90%
$105k
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Salary
$60k - $105k
Bonus
$592 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1k
Total Pay
$59k - $110k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

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

Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

An entry-level Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $78,149 based on 14 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $98,033 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $96,477 based on 15 salaries.
Employees with Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 34.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (16.3% more) and New York, New York (7.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (4.8% less) and Chicago, Illinois (0.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 58 survey responses.
Entry Level
24.1%
Mid Career
50.0%
Experienced
25.9%