Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Software Developer make in Sacramento, CA?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$97,220 / yrTotal Pay
$90,538 / yrBase Pay
$6,682 / yrAdditional Pay

$97,220

 / yr
$64K$148K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Software Developer is $97,220 per year in the Sacramento, CA area, with an average salary of $90,538 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $6,682 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Total Pay Trajectory

For Software Developer in Sacramento, CA

$97,220 /yr
Software Developer
$148,895 /yr
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Related Job Titles

For Software Developer in Sacramento, CA

Some related job titles are Entry Level Software Developer Salaries with median pay of $91,131, Java Developer Salaries with median pay of $105,397, Junior Software Developer Salaries with median pay of $89,291, Software Developer Fresher Salaries with median pay of $100,681.

Top Paying Companies

For a Software Developer in Sacramento, CA

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Software Developer in Sacramento, CA. Employers include Intel Corporation, Wayztek and Web Yoga.

1
Intel Corporation
$143,322/yr
2
$131,886/yr
5
Vyzer
$120,468/yr
6
IBM
$118,980/yr
9
Custard Interface
$112,174/yr

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Top Paying Industries

For a Software Developer in Sacramento, CA

The top 5 paying industries for a Software Developer in Sacramento, CA are Media & Communication with a median total pay of $121,594, Management & Consulting with a median total pay of $111,268, Healthcare with a median total pay of $109,814, Information Technology with a median total pay of $103,713, and Insurance with a median total pay of $100,679.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Media & CommunicationMedia & Communication$121,594

    10% Higher than other industries

  • Management & ConsultingManagement & Consulting$111,268

    2% Higher than other industries

  • HealthcareHealthcare$109,814

    1% Higher than other industries

  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$103,713

    5% Lower than other industries

  • InsuranceInsurance$100,679

    8% Lower than other industries

Media & Communication

Top paying companies in Media & Communication for Software Developer are Web Yoga and Introlligent.

Web YogaWeb Yoga$129,586/yr
IntrolligentIntrolligent$113,603/yr

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Engineering jobs are in high demand with workers receiving generous compensation packages and bonuses. Engineering offers ample opportunity for growth and development with transferable skills across an array of fields from software, supply chain and logistics to aerospace. Most roles require at least a bachelor’s degree. To remain competitive, job-seekers should consider specialization or skill-specific programs such as coding boot-camps or certifications.

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Location

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Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date or Time

Coldfusion Developer

Sacramento, CA

 | 15+ years

$135,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Python Developer

Sacramento, CA

 | 7-9 years

$75

/hr

Submitted 3 days ago

7-9 years
3 days ago
Python Developer

Sacramento, CA

 | 1-3 years

$100,000

/yr

Submitted 9 days ago

1-3 years
9 days ago
Software Developer

Sacramento, CA

 | 4-6 years

$100,000

/yr

Submitted 9 days ago

4-6 years
9 days ago
Software Developers Applications

Sacramento, CA

 | 1-3 years

$74,200

/yr

$73K | $1K

Submitted 9 days ago

1-3 years
9 days ago
Software Developer

Sacramento, CA

 | 4-6 years

$132,000

/yr

Submitted 12 days ago

4-6 years
12 days ago
GPU Software Development

Sacramento, CA

 | 4-6 years

$140,000

/yr

$130K | $10K

Submitted 12 days ago

4-6 years
12 days ago
Software Developer

Sacramento, CA

 | 1-3 years

$108,810

/yr

$104K | $5K

Submitted 12 days ago

1-3 years
12 days ago
Software Developer

Sacramento, CA

 | 4-6 years

$118,000

/yr

Submitted 14 days ago

4-6 years
14 days ago

Software Developer pay FAQ in Sacramento, CA

The average salary for a Software Developer is $90,538 per year in Sacramento, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 129833 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Software Developer employees in Sacramento, CA.

The highest salary for a Software Developer in Sacramento, CA is $135,852 per year.

The lowest salary for a Software Developer in Sacramento, CA is $60,339 per year.

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