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Computer Software Engineer Salary

How much does a Computer Software Engineer make in California, United States?
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Salary Data for Computer Software Engineer

$118,037 (USD)/yr

$57 (USD)/hr

$5,264 (USD)/yr

$116,470 (USD)/yr

$56 (USD)/hr

$5,264 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Develops, researches, designs, implements, tests, and evaluates software and systems, in conjunction with hardware product development, that enable computers to perform their applications, applying principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis. Excludes paraprofessional positions.
The average computer software engineer salary in California, United States is $118,037 or an equivalent hourly rate of $57. This is 14% higher (+$14,045) than the average computer software engineer salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $5,264. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in California, United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$82,616 (USD)

$146,619 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$136,837 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Computer Software Engineer will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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