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Software Engineer salary in Los Angeles

Average Base Salary in Los Angeles

$122,244
$21,786
Additional Cash Compensation
$144,030
Total Compensation
Median: $122K
Min: $90K
Max: $180K

How Much Does a Software Engineer Make in Los Angeles?

The average salary for a Software Engineer in Los Angeles is $122,244. The average additional cash compensation for a Software Engineer in Los Angeles is $21,786. The average total compensation for a Software Engineer in Los Angeles is $144,030. 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 jobs in Los Angeles

Software Engineer

Greater LA Area
2 months ago
+19
Back-end development: You’ll be responsible for developing, implementing and refining the server applications that lie at the heart of the Laserfiche product line—all while optimizing security, scalability and performance under load. Mobile application development: You’ll deliver mobile applications on a variety of platforms, including iOS, Android and Windows Phone. Software test engineering: Through unit testing, load testing, user interface testing and localization testing, you’ll ensure that user needs are translated effectively into product features. Infrastructure engineering: You’ll develop systems to satisfy departmental needs, and support the deployment, monitoring, maintenance, development, upgrade and administration of (mostly web-driven) infrastructure technologies.

Software Engineer

Greater LA Area
2 months ago
+44
See features through the full software development life cycle. You will work with teammates to define specs, deliver code with automated test, participate in code review, and deploy product across multiple environments. Work on features in vertical slices that cover the entire stack. You will produce high quality UI, RESTful API’s, deliver logic at the server and database levels, and even gain exposure to some aspects of DevOps. Learn and discover new technologies and concepts that help solve problems while growing in a supportive environment. You will be challenged to learn and use new technologies like the ever growing AWS ecosystem, Redux, D3, and much more.

Software Engineer, iOS

Greater LA Area
1 day ago
+42
Build and launch consumer-facing features to millions of customers. Tune and polish features to a high-degree of excellence. Help define the strategic direction of our system and apps. Work closely with the design and product team to iterate on UI/UX. Relentlessly optimize the iOS experience of buying with Postmates. Help with building and growing the team via hiring, training, and mentoring.

Software Engineer, Site Reliability

Greater LA Area
1 day ago
+42
Postmates is focused on providing a thriving marketplace allowing anyone to purchase anything from anywhere in their city or community and have it delivered in minutes. We’re a cloud-native infrastructure deployed across Google Cloud Platform and Amazon Web Services. Our systems and services enable over five million deliveries every month! We recognize that reliability is a first-class feature for any service. At Postmates, Site Reliability

Software Engineer, Backend

Greater LA Area
1 day ago
+42
Build and launch consumer-facing features to millions of customers. Work closely with the web and mobile teams to develop new features. Optimize and tune existing systems for speed and performance. Build data pipelines and serving infrastructure required to efforts like search and recommendations. Work with the Infrastructure team to push our next-gen services.

Software Engineer, Frontend

Greater LA Area
1 day ago
+42
Build and launch consumer-facing features to millions of customers. Tune and polish features to a high-degree of excellence. Work closely with the design and product team to iterate on UI/UX. Relentlessly optimize the web experience of buying with Postmates.

Software Engineer, Android

Greater LA Area
1 day ago
+42
Write clean, robust, modularized code to build product and engineering features. Create and maintain testing infrastructure for unit & automated UI tests. Improve product quality through code reviews and adopting best practices. Be a thoughtful leader by researching and evangelizing emerging mobile technologies and sharing that knowledge with colleagues. Manage releases -- creating builds, working with QA, fixing bugs, and monitoring the release. Build prototypes to quickly demonstrate new features and product ideas.

Backend Software Engineer

Santa Monica
1 day ago
In this role you will be developing high performance and scalable REST-based APIs to drive our websites, mobile apps, and partner integrations. Write great code, innovate and contribute to the analysis, design, critique and continual improvement of the site architecture, its constituent software components, process, tools, and methodologies. Translate product requirements and technical designs into well-engineered, low-defect, robust code. Research new technologies or methodologies that can improve the architecture, user experience, or development process. Interface with team members to troubleshoot, debug, and fix issues in production and non-production environments.

Staff Software Engineer (Android)

Greater LA Area
1 day ago
+24
As a Staff Android Engineer at Procore, you’re given the unique opportunity to partner intimately with our customer base, translating their fundamental needs into technological SaaS solutions. Backed by the might of our teams, we’ll provide you with the tools and resources needed to achieve extraordinary results that render a significant impact extending beyond the boundaries of traditional engineering roles.

Senior Software Engineer (Python)

Venice
1 day ago
+35
System1 is looking for a Senior Software Engineer (Python) to design, build, operate, debug, and optimize sophisticated distributed systems with a growing team of talented engineers. In this role, you will manipulate and leverage datasets to extract valuable insights coming from millions of user requests. The ideal person will not only be an expert software developer but also a collaborative team player with infectious energy and a desire to communicate your ideas respectfully to colleagues.

Staff Software Engineer, Backend

Greater LA Area
1 day ago
+27
At Tinder, we are passionate about building software to bring our growing global user base one swipe closer to a new adventure! As a Senior Software Engineer on the Communities Team, you will work closely with other backend and mobile engineers in a small but fast growing team environment, applying state of the art technologies to design and develop new interfaces enabling our users to find and interact with one another through content.

Software Engineer, Data Infrastructure

Greater LA Area
5 days ago
+42
As a Software Engineer on our Data Infrastructure team, you will be part of an early team that builds the event/data transport, collection, and storage layer. You will shape the vision for existing and new systems that will have a critical impact on all our data pipelines, support our Applied Machine Learning team, and help transition all Postmates services to an event-driven model. The systems built in this team will help build data-driven products that match our millions of customers to couriers in near real-time. 

Software Engineer Salary ranges

The most common Software Engineer salary in Los Angeles is between $120k - $130k.

Average Software Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Software Engineer make the most at companies with 1-10 employees, earning $150,000 on average.

Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Software Engineer salary for women is $123,409 and the average Software Engineer salary for men is $119,394.

Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $146,667. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $104,167.

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
DevOps Engineer $114,087
Min: $45K
Max: $175K
Security Engineer $115,711
Min: $85K
Max: $185K
Sales Engineer $117,638
Min: $77K
Max: $166K
Software Engineer $122,244
Min: $90K
Max: $180K
iOS Developer $122,292
Min: $80K
Max: $160K
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 Software Engineer salaries in Los Angeles

1
Javascript
13% have this skill
2
Front-end
11% have this skill
3
SQL
9% have this skill
4
Node.js
8% have this skill
5
Python
7% have this skill
6
Amazon Web Services
7% have this skill

Recent Software Engineer salaries in Los Angeles

$115,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $115,000 with +$18,000 in additional cash compensation
< 1 Year of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Los Angeles
$95,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $95,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Los Angeles
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Full Stack Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $120,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Los Angeles
1-5 Reports
$115,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $115,000 with +$12,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
11-50 Employees
Los Angeles
$140,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $140,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
201-500 Employees
Los Angeles
$125,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $125,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Los Angeles
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $120,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Los Angeles
1-5 Reports
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $130,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
51-200 Employees
Los Angeles
$90,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $90,000
< 1 Year of Experience
Prefer not to say
51-200 Employees
Los Angeles
$155,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $155,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Los Angeles
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