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Business Intelligence Developer
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Data Analyst
Data Architect
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Design Director
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Director of Analytics
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Finance Director
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HR Coordinator
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Implementation Manager
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Inside Sales Manager
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Office Manager
Operations Associate
Operations Manager
PR Manager
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QA Engineer
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Software Engineer salary in Los Angeles

Average Base Salary in Los Angeles

$118,426
$6,186
Additional Cash Compensation
$124,612
Total Compensation
Median: $118K
Min: $71K
Max: $180K

How Much Does a Software Engineer Make in Los Angeles?

The average salary for a Software Engineer in Los Angeles is $118,426. The average additional cash compensation for a Software Engineer in Los Angeles is $6,186. The average total compensation for a Software Engineer in Los Angeles is $124,612. Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Los Angeles from anonymous Software Engineer employees in Los Angeles.

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Software Engineer Salary ranges

The most common Software Engineer salary in Los Angeles is between $100k - $110k.

Average Software Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Software Engineer make the most at companies with 500+ employees, earning $127,435 on average.

Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Software Engineer salary for women is $133,000 and the average Software Engineer salary for men is $110,769.

Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $148,333. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $92,500.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Los Angeles

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $69,125
Min: $49K
Max: $92K
Front End Developer $91,067
Min: $70K
Max: $115K
Software Test Engineer $91,696
Min: $55K
Max: $130K
Salesforce Developer $91,933
Min: $76K
Max: $114K
QA Engineer $94,080
Min: $75K
Max: $140K
Automation Engineer $97,708
Min: $73K
Max: $145K
Data Engineer $102,586
Min: $72K
Max: $125K
Android Developer $108,143
Min: $90K
Max: $135K
DevOps Engineer $110,333
Min: $80K
Max: $139K
Security Engineer $116,538
Min: $100K
Max: $185K
QA Manager $118,000
Min: $118K
Max: $118K
Software Engineer $118,426
Min: $71K
Max: $180K
iOS Developer $120,063
Min: $80K
Max: $160K
Sales Engineer $122,280
Min: $82K
Max: $166K
Data Architect $135,375
Min: $112K
Max: $172K
Senior Software Engineer $148,125
Min: $105K
Max: $198K
Principal Software Engineer $159,815
Min: $130K
Max: $222K
Engineering Manager $160,717
Min: $124K
Max: $256K
Director of Software Engineering $186,238
Min: $135K
Max: $230K
Vice President of Engineering $196,929
Min: $151K
Max: $265K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $257,962
Min: $127K
Max: $575K

Dev + Engineer jobs in Los Angeles
151

Software Engineer

Culver City
1 week ago
+12
With an understanding of backend technologies, you’ll provide thought support around architecture, frameworks, performance, automated testing, monitoring, and more. Working closely with the rest of our engineering team, you’ll assist in creating the foundation for how we build data-driven applications, tools, and experiences for our subscribers, brands, and employees.

Senior Software Engineer

Santa Monica
3 days ago
+17
Hallmark Labs is hiring a Senior Software Engineer for the Platform Team with a focus on building Microservices! Do you dream in code, SOA, algorithms, and data structures? Do you love to work on small nimble teams that focus on writing amazing code to deliver great products with big impact that are loved by customers? We are looking for a seasoned polyglot engineer that is driven, takes ownership and is solution oriented to join a stellar new team working on cross product foundational platform shared by all our products written in Go or Java.

Sr Software Engineer BackEnd

Santa Monica
3 days ago
+17
We are looking for a seasoned polyglot engineer that is driven, takes ownership and is solution oriented to join a stellar team working on and consuming microservices written in Go and PHP for our SVOD product. Building robust and scalable software in multiple modern object oriented and functional languages. We're making the company transitions to microservices using Go and Kafka.

Senior Software Engineer, iOS

Santa Monica
2 days ago
+21
We are seeking an experienced Senior Software Engineer in the iOS space to be responsible for executing on initiatives designed to move the needle on key business goals via experimentation and measurement. You’ll be focused on connecting more people with our product and service in order to advance our mission of improving the Health & Happiness of the world.

Software Engineer, Full Stack

Santa Monica
3 days ago
+21
We are seeking skilled people to join our team and make significant contributions to our mission of making the world a happier and healthier place. We are seeking an experienced Software Engineer, Full Stack to be responsible for executing on initiatives designed to move the needle on key business goals via experimentation and measurement. You’ll be focused on connecting more people with our product and service in order to advance our mission of improving the Health & Happiness of the world. We’re a high impact team with an ambitious mission and are looking for high caliber people to join us!

Software Engineer, iOS

Santa Monica
3 days ago
+21
We are seeking a Software Engineer in the iOS space to be responsible for executing on initiatives designed to move the needle on key business goals via experimentation and measurement. You’ll be focused on connecting more people with our product and service in order to advance our mission of improving the Health & Happiness of the world.

Security Software Engineer

Greater LA Area
1 week ago
+27
Our team is looking for an experienced Software Engineer who can help build and develop secure systems. Being an avid online shopper and Honey user is a huge plus :) We’re growing and shipping software quickly - this person will need to execute just as quickly. If you have experience with web security or mobile app security, we want to talk to you! Collaborate with fellow Honey engineers on secure development techniques. Execute on the design and development of specialized cybersecurity tools and applications. Assist in organizational security assessments and defining secure processes. Building and implementing PCI compliant standards within current and new systems.

Senior Software Engineer, Backend

Hollywood
1 week ago
+12
Our team is growing, and we’re looking to add a Senior Software Engineer, Backend that will bring their passion for solving performance/efficiency problems at scale while building out functionality in the app that will drive revenue and deliver innovative solutions and experiences for users across the globe. In this role, you will work closely with the Director of Engineering, product managers and other engineers to build and maintain a robust, reliable, app, while proactively looking for improvements to our product’s codebase.

Senior Software Engineer

Santa Monica
1 week ago
+27
Your primary focus will be the development and support of micro services and automations to help migrate parts of our product service offering. This highly technical and hands-on position requires you to contribute to all aspects of design, design review, peer development, unit testing, debugging and implementation.  An engineer with a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in computer science with a solid grounding in computer science fundamentals is what was written in the original position description. But experienced non-degreed engineers are also welcome. You should be comfortable with taking on new engineering challenges, defining potential solutions, and implementing designs in a team environment. A self-starter with the ability to plan, organize and establish priorities to meet goals and achieve results.

Senior Software Engineer

Culver City
1 day ago
+12
With a deep understanding of backend technologies, you’ll provide thought support around architecture, frameworks, performance, automated testing, monitoring, and more. Working closely with the rest of our engineering team, you’ll assist in creating the foundation for how we build data-driven applications, tools, and experiences for our subscribers, brands, and employees. Develop our next generation Consumer Insights platform that uses big data analysis to predict marketing trends. Design and develop the next generation Customer Portal to support our subscribers. Design, build, and maintain APIs, services, and systems touching every part of the company.

Software Engineer - Backend Platform

Greater LA Area
2 days ago
+27
Design, develop and operate scalable and resilient distributed services that run on Kubernetes or ECS to serve hundreds of millions of users around the world. Collaborate with various functional teams on the expansion of our backend platform. Influence the roadmap and product development of Tinder App and services. Recruit, inspire and develop team members.

Full-Stack Software Engineer

Culver City
3 days ago
+12
Establish engineering processes, define company engineering standards, identify and implement core technologies, and remove technical hurdles. Work directly with our other Engineers, and Product, Marketing, and other cross-functional teams to implement core features. Build solutions for appropriate scalability. You're ok building something "hacky" if it fits the need...

Skills that affect Software Engineer salaries in Los Angeles

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Javascript
7% have this skill
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HTML/CSS
7% have this skill
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Python
7% have this skill
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Node.js
7% have this skill
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AngularJS
6% have this skill
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Front-end
6% have this skill

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$130,000
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A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $130,000 with +$6,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Los Angeles
$90,000
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A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $90,000
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Male
11-50 Employees
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$105,000
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1-3 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
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$180,000
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500+ Employees
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$100,000
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3-5 Years of Experience
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500+ Employees
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1-5 Reports
$115,000
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Male
11-50 Employees
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$105,000
Yearly Salary
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1-3 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Los Angeles
$115,000
Yearly Salary
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3-5 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Los Angeles
$95,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $95,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Los Angeles
$170,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $170,000
7+ Years of Experience
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51-200 Employees
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