Software Engineer Salaries in California

Salary estimated from 9,564 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: August 15, 2018
Average in California
$121,399 per year
23% Above national average
  • Most Reported
$43,000
$239,000
Salary Distribution

How much does a Software Engineer make in California?

The average salary for a Software Engineer is $121,399 per year in California, which is 23% above the national average. Salary estimates are based on 9,564 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
$156,893 per year
$152,739 per year
$148,905 per year
$145,931 per year
$142,953 per year
$142,525 per year
$144,399 per year
$152,793 per year
$152,765 per year
$140,208 per year
Software Engineer salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$133,957 per year
$139,322 per year
$130,538 per year
$103,019 per year
$132,812 per year

Software Engineer job openings

Full Stack Engineer
Baidu USA
California
Backend Engineer
Koding
California
Front End Engineer – Visualization / Analysis
Clear Story Data
Menlo Park, CA
Software Engineer jobs in California