Average Entry-Level Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary in San Diego, California

$78,149
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$1,500
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in San Diego, California is $78,149.
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$58k
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$78k
90%
$103k
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$58k - $103k
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$500 - $5k
Total Pay
$41k - $106k

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Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

An early career Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $80,326 based on 64 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 27.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (2.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (23.3% less), Chicago, Illinois (15.7% less) and Dallas, Texas (14.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 108 survey responses.
Early Career
59.3%
Mid Career
26.9%
Experienced
13.9%