Average Entry-Level Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary in Los Angeles, California

$73,340
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$3,000
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Los Angeles, California is $73,340.
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$41k
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$73k
90%
$94k
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$41k - $94k
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$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$41k - $98k

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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 $83,386 based on 92 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $99,837 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $110,500 based on 13 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $110,500.
Employees with Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 35.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (9.3% more) and New York, New York (6.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (18.3% less), Dallas, Texas (11.4% less) and Chicago, Illinois (10.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 134 survey responses.
Early Career
68.7%
Mid Career
17.2%
Experienced
9.7%
Late Career
4.5%