Average Salary in San Diego, California

San Diego, California Median Salary by Job


Software Engineer
415 profiles

Mechanical Engineer
235 profiles

Operations Manager
215 profiles

Senior Software Engineer
209 profiles

Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)
199 profiles

Electrical Engineer
163 profiles

Project Engineer
151 profiles

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About San Diego Salaries

In San Diego, California, the average salary is $61,019. Trends in wages are up 1.7 percent as of Q2 2017. The cost of living in San Diego is 46.5 percent above the national average. The most popular occupations in San Diego are Operations Manager, Mechanical Engineer, and Software Engineer which pay between $62,514 and $82,978 per year. The most popular industries in San Diego are Aerospace and Defense, Biotechnology Research and Development, and Software as a Service (SaaS) Development. In San Diego, some popular employers include Qualcomm Inc, Northrop Grumman Corporation, and General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc.

Popular San Diego Employers

Qualcomm Inc

Average Salary: $105,921

Northrop Grumman Corporation

Average Salary: $82,003

U.S. Navy

Average Salary: $65,444

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