Software Engineer Salaries in California

Salary estimated from 8,283 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: February 12, 2019
Average in California
$118,826 per year
18% Above national average
  • Most Reported
$38,000
$242,000
Salary Distribution

How much does a Software Engineer make in California?

The average salary for a Software Engineer is $118,826 per year in California, which is 18% above the national average. Salary estimates are based on 8,283 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
$165,776 per year
$156,150 per year
$156,744 per year
$153,419 per year
$147,657 per year
$145,728 per year
$140,673 per year
$140,471 per year
$140,756 per year
$146,151 per year
Software Engineer salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$131,331 per year
$115,835 per year
$109,407 per year
$142,144 per year
$120,072 per year

Software Engineer job openings

Backend Engineer - Remote
HelloMD
California
Full Stack Engineer
HealthTap
San Francisco, CA
APPLICATIONS ENGINEER
Dynamic Network Factory, Inc. (DNF)
California
Software Engineer jobs in California