Software Engineer salary in San Diego, CA

Average Base Salary in San Diego, CA

$106,637
$1,000
Additional Cash Compensation
$107,637
Total Compensation
Median: $107K
Min: $93K
Max: $120K

How Much Does a Software Engineer Make in San Diego, CA?

The average salary for a Software Engineer in San Diego, CA is $106,637. The average additional cash compensation for a Software Engineer in San Diego, CA is $1,000. The average total compensation for a Software Engineer in San Diego, CA is $107,637. Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Software Engineer employees in San Diego, CA.

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Software Engineer jobs in San Diego, CA

Director of Software Engineering

San Diego, CA
1 week ago
The Cloudbeds team is composed of the greatest minds in technology and travel. Together, we build innovative technology products used to operate and grow lodging businesses all over the world and connect those lodging businesses to travelers from every corner of the globe. Our aim is to make the world a more welcoming place; after all, we understand the value of travel and share a love of different cultures, people, and places.  We’re looking for

Principal Software Engineer - Database

San Diego, CA
5 days ago
+50
Design, develop and drive revolutionary data-handling solutions to manage massive, ever-growing data sets. We’re fanatical about designing and building our own data-handling technologies and will also leverage a combination of progressive open source technologies and acquired commercial capabilities.

Staff Software Engineer

San Diego, CA
1 week ago
+34
An experienced Staff Software Engineer  to work with cross-functional teams to solve real-world problems for healthcare providers around the country. Using your technical expertise, you will design, build, test, and improve both of the features that will enable our customers to effectively run their business, and technology platforms to unleash our own engineering teams’ efficiency. If you like solving tough problems, being part of a fun team, and are tenacious, we would like to hear from you.

Senior Java Software Engineer

San Diego, CA
1 week ago
+34
An experienced Senior Java Software Engineer to work on a cross-functional team to solve real-world problems for healthcare providers around the country. Using your technical expertise, you will design, build, test, and improve the features that will enable our customers to effectively run their business and provide patient care. If you like solving tough problems, being part of a fun team, and are tenacious, we would like to hear from you.

Principal Software Engineer

San Diego, CA
1 week ago
+34
An experienced Principal Software Engineer  to work with cross-functional teams to solve real-world problems for healthcare providers around the country. Using your technical expertise, you will design, build, test, and improve both the features that will enable our customers to effectively run their business, and technology platforms to unleash our own engineering teams’ efficiency. 

Sr / Staff Software Engineer

San Diego, CA
1 week ago
+50
Company Description This position can be located in San Diego, Kirkland, Santa Clara or Chicago ServiceNow is making the world of work, work better for people. Our cloud‑based platform and solutions deliver digital workflows that create great experiences and unlock productivity for employees and the enterprise. We're growing fast, innovating faster, and making an impact on our customers' and employees' lives in significant and important ways.

Software Engineer - Integrations

San Diego, CA
2 weeks ago
+50
Company Description ServiceNow is making the world of work, work better for people. Our cloud‑based platform and solutions deliver digital workflows that create great experiences and unlock productivity for employees and the enterprise. We're growing fast, innovating faster, and making an impact on our customers' and employees' lives in significant and important ways. With over 6,900 customers, we serve approximately 80% of the Fortune 500, and

Sr Full-stack Software Engineer

San Diego, CA
2 weeks ago
+50
Company Description ServiceNow is making the world of work, work better for people. Our cloud‑based platform and solutions deliver digital workflows that create great experiences and unlock productivity for employees and the enterprise. We're growing fast, innovating faster, and making an impact on our customers' and employees' lives in significant and important ways. With over 6,900 customers, we serve approximately 80% of the Fortune 500, and

Sr. Software Engineer - Cloud DevOps

San Diego, CA
2 weeks ago
+50
Company Description ServiceNow is making the world of work, work better for people. Our cloud‑based platform and solutions deliver digital workflows that create great experiences and unlock productivity for employees and the enterprise. We're growing fast, innovating faster, and making an impact on our customers' and employees' lives in significant and important ways. With over 6,900 customers, we serve approximately 80% of the Fortune 500, and

Staff Data Platform Software Engineer

San Diego, CA
2 weeks ago
+50
Company Description ServiceNow is making the world of work, work better for people. Our cloud‑based platform and solutions deliver digital workflows that create great experiences and unlock productivity for employees and the enterprise. We're growing fast, innovating faster, and making an impact on our customers' and employees' lives in significant and important ways. With over 6,900 customers, we serve approximately 80% of the Fortune 500, and

Staff Software Engineer - Platform Security

San Diego, CA
2 weeks ago
+50
Company Description ServiceNow is making the world of work, work better for people. Our cloud‑based platform and solutions deliver digital workflows that create great experiences and unlock productivity for employees and the enterprise. We're growing fast, innovating faster, and making an impact on our customers' and employees' lives in significant and important ways. With over 6,900 customers, we serve approximately 80% of the Fortune 500, and

Mobile Staff Software Engineer, iOS

San Diego, CA
2 weeks ago
+50
Company Description ServiceNow is making the world of work, work better for people. Our cloud‑based platform and solutions deliver digital workflows that create great experiences and unlock productivity for employees and the enterprise. We're growing fast, innovating faster, and making an impact on our customers' and employees' lives in significant and important ways. With over 6,900 customers, we serve approximately 80% of the Fortune 500, and

Software Engineer Salary ranges

The most common Software Engineer salary in San Diego, CA is between $100k - $110k.

Average Software Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Software Engineer make the most at companies with 201-500 employees, earning $110,000 on average.

Software Engineer Salary by gender

Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in San Diego, CA

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $80,857
Min: $65K
Max: $97K
QA Engineer $85,000
Min: $80K
Max: $90K
Implementation Specialist $85,857
Min: $65K
Max: $110K
Software Test Engineer $96,000
Min: $85K
Max: $136K
Android Developer $96,571
Min: $85K
Max: $108K
Junior Software Engineer $99,571
Min: $80K
Max: $109K
Software Engineer $106,637
Min: $93K
Max: $120K
iOS Developer $109,429
Min: $98K
Max: $129K
Front End Developer $112,286
Min: $95K
Max: $146K
Systems Engineer $118,286
Min: $115K
Max: $125K
Sales Engineer $118,667
Min: $110K
Max: $153K
Game Developer $120,714
Min: $80K
Max: $165K
Security Engineer $121,000
Min: $110K
Max: $139K
Site Reliability Engineer $121,714
Min: $110K
Max: $152K
Data Engineer $123,556
Min: $115K
Max: $135K
Salesforce Developer $125,571
Min: $110K
Max: $150K
DevOps Engineer $126,857
Min: $115K
Max: $178K
Senior Software Engineer $130,714
Min: $125K
Max: $135K
Lead Software Engineer $133,571
Min: $130K
Max: $140K
Automation Engineer $135,714
Min: $100K
Max: $159K
Senior Data Engineer $141,000
Min: $125K
Max: $158K
QA Manager $141,571
Min: $120K
Max: $170K
Data Architect $143,222
Min: $135K
Max: $162K
Director of Operations $145,143
Min: $125K
Max: $221K
Engineering Manager $147,857
Min: $145K
Max: $150K
Database Administrator $147,889
Min: $130K
Max: $199K
Hardware Engineer $149,429
Min: $130K
Max: $162K
Machine Learning Engineer $154,857
Min: $139K
Max: $175K
Principal Software Engineer $155,000
Min: $150K
Max: $160K
Data Engineering Manager $162,667
Min: $155K
Max: $175K
Director of Software Engineering $197,429
Min: $175K
Max: $247K
CIO (Chief Information Officer) $227,500
Min: $225K
Max: $230K
Vice President of Engineering $228,714
Min: $195K
Max: $306K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $253,429
Min: $195K
Max: $334K

Skills that affect Software Engineer salaries in San Diego, CA

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Java
7% have this skill
2
Javascript
6% have this skill
3
.NET
3% have this skill
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Python
2% have this skill
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C#
1% have this skill
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HTML/CSS
0% have this skill

Recent Software Engineer salaries in San Diego, CA

$93,096
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $93,096 with +$1,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
San Diego, CA
$110,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $110,000
201-500 Employees
San Diego, CA
$100,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $100,000
51-200 Employees
San Diego, CA
$105,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $105,000
51-200 Employees
San Diego, CA
$100,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $100,000
51-200 Employees
San Diego, CA
$105,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $105,000
51-200 Employees
San Diego, CA
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $120,000
51-200 Employees
San Diego, CA
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $120,000
51-200 Employees
San Diego, CA
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