Senior Software Engineer salary in Los Angeles

Average Base Salary in Los Angeles

$156,712
$27,537
Additional Cash Compensation
$184,249
Total Compensation
Median: $157K
Min: $105K
Max: $225K

How Much Does a Senior Software Engineer Make in Los Angeles?

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer in Los Angeles is $156,712. The average additional cash compensation for a Senior Software Engineer in Los Angeles is $27,537. The average total compensation for a Senior Software Engineer in Los Angeles is $184,249. Senior Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Los Angeles from anonymous Senior Software Engineer employees in Los Angeles.

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Senior Software Engineer jobs in Los Angeles

SR. Software Engineer - Backend (LA)

Santa Monica
1 week ago
+39
Route is looking for backend software engineers for its integration services platform. These team members are responsible for building the various integrations that Route must connect to. They will be influencing the design of APIs and services throughout the engineering organization. As part of a team providing core system functionality that other engineers will build upon, we are looking for engineers who can not only tackle tough technical problems but also collaborate and evangelize best practices across teams. We value engineers who can bring fresh ideas and are willing to own solving problems all the way to a solution. They need to be comfortable working in a fast-paced startup culture where there is a tremendous opportunity and the change that comes with it.

Senior Software Engineer (Avionics/Flight)

Greater LA Area
4 days ago
+26
Relativity is looking for a talented software engineer to join a rapidly growing space startup. As a member of the Integrated Software team, you will help develop mission critical software for control of the rocket, ground system software for vehicle interaction, and sophisticated software simulations for testing.

Senior Software Engineer - Mission Capabilities

Orange County
1 week ago
+26
As a Senior Software Engineer on the Mission Capabilities team, you own the architecture and deployment of software solutions that support specific customer missions. Your efforts ensure that Anduril products seamlessly work together to achieve a variety of critical outcomes. Sentry Towers, Ghost Drones, Dust, Flux, and Catalyst are just a few of the Anduril products you leverage and extend to support capabilities such as Base Protection, Maritime Domain Awareness, and Counter Drone.

Senior Software Engineer - Flight Controls

Orange County
2 weeks ago
+26
At Anduril we are developing unmanned aerial systems capable of terminal guidance, long range intelligence collection, precision relative and global navigation, and unsupervised autonomy. Ghost, Anvil, and other developmental UAS platforms are built to operate in remote environments with limited user input, driving requirements for reliability and autonomy. We have developed an autonomy stack that receives user intent, responds to detections processed at the edge, and coordinates flight patterns for groups of assets, and are looking for successful software engineers to carry this forward onto new cutting edge platforms, working in tandem with aircraft design teams to inform platform architecture.

Senior Software Engineer - Front End

Remote
3 weeks ago
+40
We are seeking an Senior Software Engineer who is innovative, collaborates well with others, and has a track record of success in meeting milestones. As a Sr. Engineer with us, you'll work closely with other senior and junior level Developers, Product Designers and Managers to deliver on some exciting new user-facing products set to launch this year. You will be creating visually appealing web pages/interfaces as well as creating, editing, or

Senior Software Engineer, Data Acquisition and Control

Greater LA Area
1 week ago
+26
You have ideally built real time data acquisition, monitoring and control systems that are robust and maintainable. This role requires that you are able to follow agile development practices and understand how to implement quality software that is continuously integrated and deployable to our production environments. You are excited to solve complex problems to which you can offer elegant solutions.

Senior Software Engineer, Backend

Hollywood
1 week ago
+49
Our team is growing because our user base is growing - 30% in the last year! We’re looking for a Senior Software Engineer who is passionate about building and owning backend services and infrastructure that serve millions of users around the world. You will have the opportunity to solve challenging problems, work with the latest technologies, collaborate with a kind and capable team, and contribute to a one-of-a-kind app.

Senior Software Engineer, Full Stack

Greater LA Area
2 weeks ago
+35
Stem enables independent artists to build their businesses. Our tools empower indie musicians and their teams to distribute music, collect royalties from streaming platforms, pay their collaborators, and take out advances on their future earnings. Our growing development team is seeking engineers with solid professional experience in full-stack web development as well as strong Python and Javascript chops. Data modeling skills are a huge plus. We

Sr. Software Engineer

Santa Monica
8 hours ago
+32
GoodRx is looking for experienced software engineers to be part of our Engineering team. This senior engineer will be responsible for development and maintenance of backend services and APIs that powers multiple products and internal systems within GoodRx. In this role you will be involved in the design, implementation and deployment of new or existing services and APIs needed to support new product functionality. You’ll also be collaborating with other engineering teams within GoodRx. The ideal candidate will be able to quickly turn ideas into production-ready solutions in a fast-paced and friendly environment. You should also be comfortable learning new technologies as needed.

Sr. Software Engineer (Java)

Greater LA Area
1 day ago
+45
Core Digital Media is seeking a Senior Software Engineer (Java) to join its Engineering team to work in a fast-paced start-up like environment. The Senior Java Developer will be a key participant in the design, development and delivery of mission-critical Web applications. We are looking for a pro-active, self-motivated, well-rounded and hands-on individual who likes to work in a fun and collaborative environment.

Sr. Software Engineer

Orange County
5 days ago
+27
The Trade Desk is changing the way global brands and their agencies advertise to audiences around the world. How? With a media-buying platform that helps brands deliver a more insightful and relevant ad experience for consumers — and sets a new standard for global reach, accuracy, and transparency. So if you’re talented, driven, creative, and hungry to bring something entirely new and wildly ambitious into the world (and have some fun doing it),

Sr. Software Engineer, Backend

Santa Monica
6 days ago
+48
As a Senior Software Engineer you’ll be responsible for leading the architecture and implementation of new features and capabilities for our highly-scalable, secure communication platform impacting the lives of doctors, nurses and patients. The successful candidate is an accomplished, hands-on platform engineer with multiple large-scale, distributed services under their belt and has a passion for solving challenging problems and building distributed, mission-critical systems.

Senior Software Engineer Salary ranges

The most common Senior Software Engineer salary in Los Angeles is between $160k - $170k.

Average Senior Software Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Senior Software Engineer make the most at companies with 201-500 employees, earning $163,462 on average.

Senior Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Senior Software Engineer salary for women is $144,300 and the average Senior Software Engineer salary for men is $160,648.

Senior Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $157,668.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Los Angeles

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $75,684
Min: $49K
Max: $175K
Salesforce Developer $91,933
Min: $76K
Max: $114K
Software Test Engineer $95,107
Min: $55K
Max: $140K
Automation Engineer $97,267
Min: $73K
Max: $145K
Front End Developer $98,847
Min: $55K
Max: $180K
Junior Software Engineer $101,750
Min: $70K
Max: $155K
QA Engineer $103,341
Min: $70K
Max: $185K
Security Engineer $116,365
Min: $85K
Max: $185K
Sales Engineer $116,712
Min: $77K
Max: $166K
DevOps Engineer $121,040
Min: $45K
Max: $180K
iOS Developer $124,242
Min: $80K
Max: $170K
Data Engineer $125,053
Min: $72K
Max: $234K
Software Engineer $127,083
Min: $75K
Max: $225K
Android Developer $127,167
Min: $90K
Max: $200K
Systems Engineer $129,500
Min: $102K
Max: $140K
Hardware Engineer $131,000
Min: $131K
Max: $131K
Game Developer $135,000
Min: $135K
Max: $135K
Site Reliability Engineer $136,000
Min: $130K
Max: $142K
Data Architect $136,667
Min: $98K
Max: $240K
QA Manager $137,000
Min: $118K
Max: $155K
Machine Learning Engineer $137,000
Min: $137K
Max: $137K
Database Administrator $142,000
Min: $142K
Max: $142K
Senior Software Engineer $156,712
Min: $105K
Max: $225K
Lead Software Engineer $158,375
Min: $130K
Max: $180K
Engineering Manager $164,173
Min: $124K
Max: $256K
Principal Software Engineer $165,556
Min: $130K
Max: $222K
Data Engineering Manager $174,167
Min: $160K
Max: $182K
Director of Software Engineering $192,881
Min: $135K
Max: $265K
Vice President of Engineering $201,172
Min: $151K
Max: $265K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $242,333
Min: $120K
Max: $575K

Skills that affect Senior Software Engineer salaries in Los Angeles

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Javascript
8% have this skill
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Front-end
6% have this skill
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SQL
5% have this skill
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Node.js
5% have this skill
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Amazon Web Services
4% have this skill
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Java
4% have this skill

Recent Senior Software Engineer salaries in Los Angeles

$180,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $180,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Los Angeles
$159,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $159,000 with +$30,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Los Angeles
$157,500
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $157,500
7+ Years of Experience
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51-200 Employees
Los Angeles
$205,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $205,000 with +$41,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Los Angeles
$153,595
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $153,595
7+ Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Los Angeles
1-5 Reports
$160,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $160,000 with +$16,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Los Angeles
$160,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $160,000 with +$16,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Los Angeles
$180,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $180,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Los Angeles
$162,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $162,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Los Angeles
$135,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer Mobile reported a yearly salary of $135,000 with +$8,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Los Angeles
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