How much does a Software Engineering make in Los Angeles, CA?

Updated May 11, 2021

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Experience

$92,313 /yr
Average Base Pay

31 salaries

$65K

Low

$92K

Average

$132K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The average salary for a Software Engineering is $92,313 in Los Angeles, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 31 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Software Engineering employees in Los Angeles, CA.

Seniority Levels

L2
Software Engineer$97,857 /yr
L3
Senior Software Engineer$125,070 /yr
L4
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Related Job Titles

Entry Level Software Engineer

$72,266

per year

Principal Software Engineer

$149,618

per year

Software Development Engineer

$107,485

per year

Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET)

$103,336

per year

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Google
4.5

Google

Software Engineering - Monthly Intern

$7,502

 /mo
Range: $3K - $9K
8 salaries
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$3K

$9K

$2,779 - $8,791 Range

Advanced Business Technology

Software Engineering

$89,425

 /yr
Range: $89K - $89K

$89K

$89K

$89,425 - $89,425 Range

DIRECTV
3.3

DIRECTV

Software Engineering - Hourly Intern

$31

 /hr
Range: $27 - $31

$27

$31

$27 - $31 Range

DIRECTV
3.3

DIRECTV

Software Engineering
About 

$78K -$153K

$78K

$153K

$78,188 - $152,749 Range

Honey
4.5

Honey

Software Engineering - Hourly Intern
About 

$25 -$41

 hourly

$25

$41

$25 - $41 Range

Snap
4.1

Snap

Software Engineering - Hourly Intern
About 

$24 -$56

 hourly

$24

$56

$24 - $56 Range

Riot Games
4.1

Riot Games

Software Engineering - Hourly Intern
About 

$43 -$54

 hourly

$43

$54

$43 - $54 Range

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Taboola
4.2

Taboola

Software Engineering - Hourly Intern
About 

$13 -$23

 hourly

$13

$23

$13 - $23 Range

Connexity
3.4

Connexity

Software Engineering - Hourly Intern
About 

$27 -$30

 hourly

$27

$30

$27 - $30 Range

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
4.5

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Software Engineering - Hourly Intern
About 

$26 -$28

 hourly

$26

$28

$26 - $28 Range

Lucid Circuit
5

Lucid Circuit

Software Engineering - Hourly Intern
About 

$29 -$32

 hourly

$29

$32

$29 - $32 Range

Performance Software
3.7

Performance Software

Software Engineering
About 

$77K -$84K

$77K

$84K

$76,673 - $83,582 Range

3.3

Membrain

Software Engineering - Hourly Intern
About 

$20 -$21

 hourly

$20

$21

$20 - $21 Range

SpaceX
4.2

SpaceX

Software Engineering - Hourly Intern
About 

$25 -$27

 hourly

$25

$27

$25 - $27 Range

Centerfield
3.7

Centerfield

Software Engineering - Hourly Intern
About 

$22 -$23

 hourly

$22

$23

$22 - $23 Range

Cornerstone OnDemand
3.7

Cornerstone OnDemand

Software Engineering - Hourly Intern
About 

$24 -$26

 hourly

$24

$26

$24 - $26 Range

Ticketmaster
3.9

Ticketmaster

Software Engineering - Hourly Intern
About 

$31 -$34

 hourly

$31

$34

$31 - $34 Range

Ad.net
4.8

Ad.net

Software Engineering - Monthly
About 

$10K -$11K

$10K

$11K

$9,833 - $10,585 Range

Hack Reactor
4.4

Hack Reactor

Software Engineering - Hourly Contractor
About 

$23 -$25

 hourly

$23

$25

$23 - $25 Range

NEOGOV
4.4

NEOGOV

Software Engineering
About 

$82K -$89K

$82K

$89K

$81,785 - $89,048 Range

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Frequently asked questions about Software Engineering salaries

The average salary for a Software Engineering is $92,313 in Los Angeles, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 31 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Software Engineering employees in Los Angeles, CA.

The highest salary for a Software Engineering in Los Angeles, CA is $131,612 per year.

The lowest salary for a Software Engineering in Los Angeles, CA is $64,749 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Software Engineering or planning the next step in your career, find out in our Career hub the career path and salary trajectory of a Software Engineering.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent software engineering salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$12,000
monthly
A Computer Engineer reported making $12,000 per month
Additional Pay
$14k cash bonus
$14k stock bonus
$4k profit sharing
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Part-time
10000+ employees
 
Company - Public
$89,000
per year
A Flight Software Engineer reported making $89,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$65,000
per year
A Software Engineer reported making $65,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$99,000
per year
A Software Engineer reported making $99,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$55,000
per year
A Software Engineer reported making $55,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$50,000
per year
A Software Engineer reported making $50,000 per year
Job Highlights
Full-time
1001 to 5000 employees
 
Company - Private
$149,000
per year
A Software Engineer reported making $149,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$145,000
per year
A MTS1 Software Engineer reported making $145,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$125,000
per year
A Software Engineer reported making $125,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Contract
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$120,000
per year
A Princiapl Software Engineer reported making $120,000 per year
Additional Pay
$2k cash bonus
$2k profit sharing
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
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