Software Engineer Salary Los Angeles: Updated 2018 | Built In Los Angeles
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Art Director
Automation Engineer
Brand Manager
Budget Analyst
Business Analyst
Business Development Manager
Business Development Representative
Business Intelligence Analyst
Business Intelligence Developer
Business Intelligence Manager
CCO (Chief Creative Officer)
CFO (Chief Financial Officer)
CIO (Chief Information Officer)
Client Success Manager
CMO (Chief Marketing Officer)
Community Manager
Content Manager
Content Marketing Manager
Content Strategist
Controller
COO (Chief Operating Officer)
Copywriter
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Creative Director
CTO (Chief Technology Officer)
Customer Support Manager
Customer Support Rep
Data Analyst
Data Architect
Data Engineer
Data Scientist
Design Director
Desktop Support
DevOps Engineer
Digital Marketing Manager
Director of Analytics
Director of Customer Success
Director of Marketing
Director of Operations
Director of Product Management
Director of Software Engineering
Editor
Email Marketing Manager
Engineering Manager
Event Planner
Finance Director
Financial Analyst
Front End Developer
HR Coordinator
HR Director
HR Manager
HR Specialist
Implementation Manager
Implementation Specialist
Inside Sales Manager
Inside Sales Representative
iOS Developer
Marketing Associate
Marketing Coordinator
Marketing Manager
Marketing Operations Manager
Office Manager
Operations Associate
Operations Manager
PR Manager
PR Specialist
Principal Software Engineer
Product Analyst
Product Designer
Product Manager
Product Marketing Manager
Product Owner
Project Coordinator
Project Manager
QA Analyst
QA Engineer
QA Manager
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Sales Development Representative
Sales Director
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Senior Marketing Manager
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Senior Technical Writer
Senior UI Designer
Senior UX Designer
SEO Manager
SEO Specialist
Social Media Manager
Software Engineer
Software Test Engineer
Technical Project Manager
Technical Recruiter
Technical Support
Technical Writer
UI Designer
UX Designer
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Software Engineer salary in Los Angeles

Average Base Salary in Los Angeles

$116,860
$6,004
Additional Cash Compensation
$122,864
Total Compensation
Median: $117K
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 $116,860. The average additional cash compensation for a Software Engineer in Los Angeles is $6,004. The average total compensation for a Software Engineer in Los Angeles is $122,864. Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Los Angeles from anonymous Software Engineer employees in Los Angeles.

LA by the numbers

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Total number of Tech companies in Los Angeles
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Los Angeles Companies with the Highest Dev + Engineer Salaries

+12
Professional Services
Automotive, Marketing Tech
+27
Healthtech, Software

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 $124,880 on average.

Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Software Engineer salary for women is $113,667 and the average Software Engineer salary for men is $108,733.

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
Software Test Engineer $91,696
Min: $55K
Max: $130K
Salesforce Developer $91,933
Min: $76K
Max: $114K
Front End Developer $92,094
Min: $70K
Max: $135K
QA Engineer $93,077
Min: $68K
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
Software Engineer $116,860
Min: $71K
Max: $180K
iOS Developer $120,316
Min: $80K
Max: $160K
Sales Engineer $121,615
Min: $82K
Max: $166K
QA Manager $129,000
Min: $118K
Max: $140K
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 $160,016
Min: $124K
Max: $256K
Director of Software Engineering $183,522
Min: $135K
Max: $230K
Vice President of Engineering $198,467
Min: $151K
Max: $265K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $253,963
Min: $127K
Max: $575K

Software Engineer jobs in Los Angeles
143

Software Engineer

Greater LA Area
2 days ago
+21
As a Software Engineer will be part of the engineering team at ServiceTitan to help improve our products and build new ones. This is an exciting role for an engineer to come in and lead the major feature development in the rapidly growing startup. We build for perfection, use the most modern tools on Microsoft .NET platform, have an amazing culture, and love to solve complex problems. If you share the same values, you might find yourself in a perfect company!

Security Software Engineer

Greater LA Area
5 hours 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

Santa Monica
13 hours 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
13 hours 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.

Software Engineer, Full Stack

Santa Monica
11 hours 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!

Senior Software Engineer, iOS

Santa Monica
11 hours 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.

Computer Vision Software Engineer

Greater LA Area
21 hours ago
+20
To support our mission to reimagine the way rockets are built and flown, as a Computer Vision Software Engineer, you will be working closely with our Additive Manufacturing team in order to create applications that will run our welding processes autonomously. This means that you will be implementing Computer Vision applications that run in real time—having the elements of image segmentation, object recognition, object pose detection, anomaly detection, sizing, and more. In addition to the above, you will also be making key decisions in evaluating the application of deep learning vs traditional learning. The key outcome of someone in this role is to significantly increase our autonomous 3D printing capabilities.

Senior Software Engineer, Backend

Hollywood
1 day ago
+12
With your technical expertise, you will manage project priorities, deadlines, and deliverables. Maintain and evolve the software architecture for current and future needs in order to develop highly innovative, consumer-facing mobile products, while supporting the product roadmap. Design core, backend software components, including new features, refactoring code, and tweaking existing features based on our user's needs. Provide recommendations on architecture decisions that will allow our application to be more maintainable, testable, and scalable. Design, develop and test versatile microservices for a cloud-based environment. Optimize and fine tune key pieces of Grindr's platform like MySQL, Redis, and ElasticSearch. Develop our team’s software engineering skills and maturity (specifically mentoring junior engineers).

Software Engineer, iOS

Santa Monica
1 day 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.

Senior Manager, Software Engineering

Greater LA Area
4 days ago
+24
The Foundational Services tribe creates many of the core capabilities which power Procore, and blends our customer-focused, direct engagement style of engineering with a strong vision of the future software environment we’d like to work in. Our engineers work across a wide set of technologies to make that future exist, from global infrastructure to front-end, mobile to machine learning. We support Procore’s largest datasets, highest volume

Senior Software Engineer (iOS)

Greater LA Area
4 days ago
+24
We’re looking for a Senior iOS Engineer to help shape our app and develop a rich, mobile-centric user experience. As a Senior Engineer, you’ll mentor junior engineers while encouraging good software design principles and application architecture. You’ll help develop new features and refactor legacy code for our Quality and Safety tools. These tools drive the behavioral change necessary for a higher quality build in a safer environment through

Senior Software Engineer (JavaScript)

Greater LA Area
4 days ago
+24
Our development team works on the entire tech stack (from low-level database operations to front end development) for a large cloud-based enterprise application for the construction industry. Engineers work with all of our departments from sales, account management, support, and product; with a strong emphasis on the ability to speak with clients to understand user needs. Our tools of choice are Ruby on Rails (Ruby 2.2.3, Rails 4.2.4), ReactJS, PostgreSQL (9.4), on Rackspace Private Cloud. Our mobile apps provide access to many of Procore’s tools on iOS, Android, and Windows. 

Skills that affect Software Engineer salaries in Los Angeles

1
Javascript
21% have this skill
2
Front-end
19% have this skill
3
Node.js
17% have this skill
4
AngularJS
15% have this skill
5
Java
15% have this skill
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Python
15% have this skill

Recent Software Engineer salaries in Los Angeles

$87,000
Yearly Salary
A Back End Engineer reported a yearly salary of $87,000 with +$3,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Los Angeles
1-5 Reports
$86,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Innovation Developer & Information Technology Analyst reported a yearly salary of $86,000 with +$4,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Los Angeles
1-5 Reports
$75,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $75,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Los Angeles
$105,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $105,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Los Angeles
$130,000
Yearly Salary
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
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $90,000
< 1 Year of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Los Angeles
$105,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $105,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Los Angeles
$180,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead Engineer reported a yearly salary of $180,000 with +$50 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Los Angeles
>10 Reports
$100,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $100,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Los Angeles
1-5 Reports
$115,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $115,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Los Angeles
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