Software Engineer Salaries in California

Salary estimated from 7,691 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: December 12, 2018
Average in California
$118,398 per year
18% Above national average
  • Most Reported
$38,000
$241,000
Salary Distribution

How much does a Software Engineer make in California?

The average salary for a Software Engineer is $118,398 per year in California, which is 18% above the national average. Salary estimates are based on 7,691 salaries submitted anonymously to Indeed by Software Engineer employees, users, and collected from past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. The typical tenure for a Software Engineer is 1-3 years.
Software Engineer salaries by company in California
CompanyAverage salary
$166,417 per year
$162,588 per year
$155,853 per year
$154,914 per year
$146,316 per year
$146,412 per year
$146,844 per year
$143,904 per year
$138,997 per year
$143,934 per year
Software Engineer salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$130,520 per year
$115,187 per year
$111,699 per year
$136,950 per year
$136,361 per year

Software Engineer job openings

Backend Engineer
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California
Backend Engineer - Remote
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California
Backend Engineer -- San Francisco Bay Area
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San Francisco Bay Area, CA
Software Engineer jobs in California