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Senior Engineer Salaries in San Diego, CA Area

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Average Base Pay
$105,418/yr
13% above national average
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$82K
Low
$105K
Average
$137K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$7,616
Range$1,738 - $21,336
How much does a Senior Engineer make in San Diego, CA?

The average salary for a Senior Engineer is $105,418 in San Diego, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 2,382 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Engineer employees in San Diego, CA.

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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
    Company
    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    Qualcomm
    $106,976/yr
    Range: $66K - $140K
    258 salaries
    $106,976
    $66K$140K
    Tech Vulcan
    $100,234/yr
    Range: $98K - $103K
    20 salaries
    $100,234
    $98K$103K
    Samsung Research America
    $111,618/yr
    Range: $99K - $126K
    13 salaries
    $111,618
    $99K$126K
    Solar Turbines
    $96,124/yr
    Range: $87K - $107K
    11 salaries
    $96,124
    $87K$107K
    Goodrich
    $90,111/yr
    Range: $81K - $100K
    9 salaries
    $90,111
    $81K$100K
    General Dynamics NASSCO
    $93,406/yr
    Range: $84K - $106K
    5 salaries
    $93,406
    $84K$106K
    Hughes Systique
    $79,627/yr
    Range: $79K - $81K
    5 salaries
    $79,627
    $79K$81K

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    Illumina
    $92,337/yr
    Range: $82K - $100K
    4 salaries
    $92,337
    $82K$100K
    Hospira
    $90,702/yr
    Range: $88K - $94K
    4 salaries
    $90,702
    $88K$94K
    NextWave Wireless
    $121,690/yr
    Range: $100K - $156K
    4 salaries
    $121,690
    $100K$156K
    Nokia
    $97,745/yr
    Range: $86K - $109K
    3 salaries
    $97,745
    $86K$109K
    CareFusion
    $105,290/yr
    Range: $95K - $111K
    3 salaries
    $105,290
    $95K$111K
    San Diego Gas & Electric
    $99,423/yr
    Range: $97K - $103K
    3 salaries
    $99,423
    $97K$103K
    InterDigital
    $98,775/yr
    Range: $92K - $103K
    3 salaries
    $98,775
    $92K$103K
    Novo Engineering
    $114,285/yr
    Range: $90K - $135K
    3 salaries
    $114,285
    $90K$135K
    pSemi
    $117,856/yr
    Range: $107K - $135K
    3 salaries
    $117,856
    $107K$135K
    Huawei Technologies
    $103,705/yr
    Range: $100K - $106K
    3 salaries
    $103,705
    $100K$106K
    Watt Stopper
    $110,532/yr
    Range: $110K - $112K
    3 salaries
    $110,532
    $110K$112K
    Luxtera
    $96,132/yr
    Range: $90K - $103K
    2 salaries
    About
    $90K - $103K
    $90K$103K
    Qualcomm
    $52/hr
    Range: $49 - $53
    2 salaries
    About
    $49 - $53
    hourly
    $49$53

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $97,000
    per year
    A Senior Engineer reported making $97,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $114,000
    per year
    An Engineer, Senior reported making $114,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $5k cash bonus
    $10k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    1-2 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $107,000
    per year
    A Senior Engineer reported making $107,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $8k cash bonus
    $8k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $107,000
    per year
    A Senior Engineer reported making $107,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $1k cash bonus
    $5k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $106,000
    per year
    A Senior Engineer reported making $106,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $10k cash bonus
    $8k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    Full-time
    10000+ employees
     
    Company - Public
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