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

$84,348
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,000
Bonus
$1,224
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Los Angeles, California is $84,348.
10%
$59k
MEDIAN
$84k
90%
$118k
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Salary
$59k - $118k
Bonus
$0 - $12k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1k
Total Pay
$53k - $122k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

Skills in JavaScript are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Java, SQL, C++ Programming Language 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 $73,340 based on 11 salaries. An early career Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation 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 30.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (17.2% more) and New York, New York (3.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (9.2% less), Austin, Texas (7.6% less) and Chicago, Illinois (5.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 145 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.6%
Early Career
63.4%
Mid Career
15.9%
Experienced
9.0%
Late Career
4.1%