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Director of Software Engineering salary in Los Angeles

Average Base Salary in Los Angeles

$187,833
$22,056
Additional Cash Compensation
$209,889
Total Compensation
Median: $188K
Min: $135K
Max: $250K

How Much Does a Director of Software Engineering Make in Los Angeles?

The average salary for a Director of Software Engineering in Los Angeles is $187,833. The average additional cash compensation for a Director of Software Engineering in Los Angeles is $22,056. The average total compensation for a Director of Software Engineering in Los Angeles is $209,889. Director of Software Engineering salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Los Angeles from anonymous Director of Software Engineering employees in Los Angeles.

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Director of Software Engineering Salary ranges

The most common Director of Software Engineering salary in Los Angeles is between $200k - $210k.

Average Director of Software Engineering Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Director of Software Engineering make the most at companies with 201-500 employees, earning $234,000 on average.

Director of Software Engineering Salary by gender

The average Director of Software Engineering salary for women is $180,000 and the average Director of Software Engineering salary for men is $193,769.

Director of Software Engineering Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Director of Software Engineering with 7+ years of experience is $183,769.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Los Angeles

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $69,882
Min: $49K
Max: $92K
Front End Developer $91,816
Min: $55K
Max: $135K
Salesforce Developer $91,933
Min: $76K
Max: $114K
Software Test Engineer $95,037
Min: $55K
Max: $140K
Automation Engineer $97,286
Min: $73K
Max: $145K
QA Engineer $97,471
Min: $68K
Max: $150K
Data Engineer $106,941
Min: $72K
Max: $150K
Security Engineer $115,711
Min: $85K
Max: $185K
DevOps Engineer $116,149
Min: $45K
Max: $175K
Sales Engineer $117,638
Min: $77K
Max: $166K
iOS Developer $122,292
Min: $80K
Max: $160K
Software Engineer $122,415
Min: $90K
Max: $180K
Android Developer $124,367
Min: $90K
Max: $200K
QA Manager $129,000
Min: $118K
Max: $140K
Data Architect $134,278
Min: $100K
Max: $172K
Senior Software Engineer $152,350
Min: $105K
Max: $225K
Principal Software Engineer $161,206
Min: $130K
Max: $222K
Engineering Manager $163,113
Min: $124K
Max: $256K
Director of Software Engineering $187,833
Min: $135K
Max: $250K
Vice President of Engineering $192,160
Min: $140K
Max: $265K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $246,677
Min: $120K
Max: $575K

Skills that affect Director of Software Engineering salaries in Los Angeles

1
DevOps
2% have this skill
2
Security
2% have this skill
3
QA
2% have this skill
4
Javascript
2% have this skill
5
Linux
2% have this skill
6
SQL
2% have this skill

Recent Director of Software Engineering salaries in Los Angeles

$180,000
Yearly Salary
A Engineering Manager reported a yearly salary of $180,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Los Angeles
$200,000
Yearly Salary
A Director, Software Engineering - Mobile reported a yearly salary of $200,000 with +$30,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Los Angeles
$265,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Engineering reported a yearly salary of $265,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Los Angeles
$250,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Software Engineering reported a yearly salary of $250,000 with +$50,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Los Angeles
>10 Reports
$200,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Software Engineering reported a yearly salary of $200,000 with +$15,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Los Angeles
$200,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Engineering reported a yearly salary of $200,000 with +$500 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Los Angeles
>10 Reports
$180,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Software Engineering reported a yearly salary of $180,000 with +$36,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Los Angeles
>10 Reports
$174,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Development reported a yearly salary of $174,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Los Angeles
>10 Reports
$250,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Engineering reported a yearly salary of $250,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Los Angeles
$160,000
Yearly Salary
A Director of Software Engineering reported a yearly salary of $160,000
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
51-200 Employees
Los Angeles
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