Software Engineer salary in Los Angeles

Average Base Salary in Los Angeles

$129,225
$18,001
Additional Cash Compensation
$147,226
Total Compensation
Median: $129K
Min: $75K
Max: $235K

How Much Does a Software Engineer Make in Los Angeles?

The average salary for a Software Engineer in Los Angeles is $129,225. The average additional cash compensation for a Software Engineer in Los Angeles is $18,001. The average total compensation for a Software Engineer in Los Angeles is $147,226. Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Software Engineer employees in Los Angeles.

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Software Engineer
Account Executive
Account Manager
Accountant
Analytics Manager
Android Developer
Art Director
Associate Product Manager
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)
Chief People 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
CPO (Chief Product Officer)
Creative Director
CTO (Chief Technology Officer)
Customer Support Manager
Customer Support Rep
Data Analyst
Data Architect
Data Engineer
Data Engineering Manager
Data Scientist
Database Administrator
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 Product Marketing
Director of Product Marketing
Director of Software Engineering
Editor
Email Marketing Manager
Engineering Manager
Event Planner
Finance Director
Financial Analyst
Front End Developer
Game Developer
Hardware Engineer
HR Coordinator
HR Director
HR Manager
HR Specialist
Implementation Manager
Implementation Specialist
Inside Sales Manager
Inside Sales Representative
iOS Developer
Junior Business Analyst
Junior Data Analyst
Junior Data Scientist
Junior Software Engineer
Lead Software Engineer
Machine Learning Engineer
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
Recruiter
Sales Development Representative
Sales Director
Sales Engineer
Sales Manager
Sales Operations Analyst
Sales Operations Manager
Salesforce Developer
Scrum Master
Security Engineer
Senior Accountant
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Senior Data Engineer
Senior Data Scientist
Senior Financial Analyst
Senior Marketing Manager
Senior Product Manager
Senior Product Marketing Manager
Senior Project Manager
Senior Recruiter
Senior Software Engineer
Senior Technical Writer
Senior UI Designer
Senior UX Designer
SEO Manager
SEO Specialist
Site Reliability Engineer
Social Media Manager
Software Engineer
Software Test Engineer
Systems Engineer
Technical Product Manager
Technical Project Manager
Technical Recruiter
Technical Support
Technical Writer
UI Designer
UX Designer
UX Researcher
Vice President of Care
Vice President of Engineering
Vice President of Finance
Vice President of Human Resources
Vice President of Marketing
Vice President of Operations
Vice President of People
Vice President of Product
Vice President of Sales
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Software Engineer jobs in Los Angeles

Software Engineer

Remote
1 day ago
+49
· Ensure use of engineering best practices for development, development, agile, security, accessibility, compliance, performance, HADR, etc. · Experience delivering SaaS solutions for large enterprise customers. · Experience leveraging a variety of open source technologies, working with cloud services, leveraging modern UI frameworks (Angular, React) , backend (RESTful APIs, Node.js, python, microservices, serverless, etc). · Be able to lead and be a technical subject matter expert for platform architecture discussions and decisions. · Strong process orientation and attention to detail. · Proactively communicate and manage expectations with your leader and team. · Excited by the challenge of building a world-class business that delivers not only high revenue growth and compelling ROI, but also has a meaningful impact on society. · Exposure to higher education institutions through direct experience and/or passion for the education space. · Comfort with ambiguity and a “no job too small” startup mentality. · Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science related field and/or work experience.

Software Engineer

Remote
3 days ago
+33
We are Veritone We are driven by the belief that Artificial Intelligence is mankind’s greatest invention. It is the key to building a safer, more vibrant, transparent, and empowered society. We are determined to be an active contributor to shaping our future for the better. We care about the ethical implications of AI and the prosperity and well-being of all individuals, as well as the growth and continued successes of our employees, customers,

Software Engineer

Greater LA Area
1 week ago
+40
ABOUT WELL HEALTH Our Mission: Make healthcare the gold standard in customer service. What We Deliver: WELL™ Health is a SaaS digital health leader in patient communications and the 2021 Best in KLAS winner in Patient Outreach. WELL Health’s intelligent communications hub is the only two-way digital health solution engaging patients throughout their entire care experience. WELL Health enables conversations between patients and their providers

Software Engineer 2

Orange County
1 week ago
+36
Software Engineer 2About the CompanyArcules is changing the video surveillance market and moving customers to a smarter, more reliable cloud-based solution. Our company is a technology spin out of Canon Inc. and has seed technology from the Milestone video surveillance division. We are targeting mid-market enterprises looking to interconnect their business locations. Our technology brings video and smart building elements together and our

Software Engineer

Remote
2 weeks ago
+33
We Are Veritone  We are driven by the belief that Artificial Intelligence is mankind’s greatest invention. It is the key to building a safer, more vibrant, transparent, and empowered society. We are determined to be an active contributor to shaping our future for the better. We care about the ethical implications of AI and the prosperity and well-being of all individuals, as well as the growth and continued successes of our employees, customers,

Software Engineer, Frontend (Remote)

Greater LA Area
20 hours ago
+45
We are looking for a passionate Software Engineer to join our team. You’ll develop product features following well-known React.js patterns. You will ensure that the codebase is scalable and easy to maintain. You will work collaboratively with the rest of the organization while building the best product experience.

Senior Java Software Engineer

Greater LA Area
20 hours ago
+43
Senior Java Software Engineer FabFitFun is one of the best places to work and its amazing success (nearly 2 million members) has been achieved due to our incredible employees, dedicated leadership, inclusive corporate culture, and career growth opportunities. Guided by our company values, FFF seeks to maintain a work culture that encourages innovation, rewards creativity, values teamwork, and supports inclusion and equity. The company endeavors

Software Engineer, Tools

Greater LA Area
20 hours ago
+48
System1 is looking for a Data Engineer to join our Tools team. The tools team works with all teams across the company to identify opportunities where technology can be leveraged to drive improvements in a constantly expanding and evolving set of products. Our bread and butter is Python and SQL. We utilize a range of technologies including AWS SNS, SQS, EC2, S3, Secrets Manager, Redis, Apache Airflow, Docker, as well as PostgreSQL and Snowflake for our data warehousing.

Associate Software Engineer, Backend

Remote
1 day ago
+40
RESPONSIBILITIES Maintain existing and build new backend services using Typescript on Node.js with open source technology and tools including NestJS. Drive quality by writing effective unit, integration and e2e tests for high availability systems and libraries. Create high availability and high throughput systems using Redis, Postgres, Kinesis, S3, MongoDB, EventBridge and other AWS services.

Principal Software Engineer, Internationalization

Greater LA Area
1 day ago
+55
Job Description We’re looking for a Principal Engineer, Internationalization to join Procore’s rapidly growing Product & Technology (P&T) team. We’re migrating from a monolith to a microservice architecture and are looking for an engineer with the experience and expertise to drive decision-making and execution to have a large impact on our overall success. As a Principal Engineer, Internationalization for our International Platform division, you

Metrics Python Software Engineer

Santa Monica
1 day ago
+41
The machine learning metrics team focuses on data-driven metrics development for systems and subsystems to guide training and evaluation of our neural networks and autonomous vehicle stack components. The team charter is centered around three core concepts. First: how should we score the AV system as a whole in a way that is compliant with legal, ethical and ride comfort related constraints? Second: given such a system level score, how do we

Senior Software Engineer

Remote
1 day ago
+49
5+ years software engineering experience delivering large scale, global, high traffic and highly available consumer facing web applications and mobile apps. 5+ years experience delivering projects using agile methodologies. 5+ years experience collaborating with and working in cross functional teams including product, user experience, project management, etc.. 2+ years leading or mentoring other developers on the team. Ensure use of engineering best practices for development, development, agile, security, accessibility, compliance, performance, HADR, etc. Experience delivering SaaS solutions for large enterprise customers. Experience leveraging a variety of open source technologies, working with cloud services, leveraging modern UI frameworks (Angular, React) , backend (RESTful APIs, Node.js, python, microservices, serverless, etc). Be able to lead and be a technical subject matter expert for platform architecture discussions and decisions. Strong process orientation and attention to detail.

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 $137,000 on average.

Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Software Engineer salary for women is $128,600 and the average Software Engineer salary for men is $128,626.

Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $162,347. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $107,967.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Los Angeles

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $74,348
Min: $49K
Max: $175K
Salesforce Developer $91,188
Min: $65K
Max: $114K
Software Test Engineer $96,267
Min: $55K
Max: $140K
Automation Engineer $97,677
Min: $73K
Max: $145K
Junior Software Engineer $97,778
Min: $70K
Max: $155K
QA Engineer $103,311
Min: $70K
Max: $185K
Front End Developer $105,888
Min: $55K
Max: $200K
Systems Engineer $114,667
Min: $65K
Max: $155K
Security Engineer $116,806
Min: $85K
Max: $185K
Sales Engineer $116,870
Min: $70K
Max: $166K
iOS Developer $126,757
Min: $80K
Max: $185K
Hardware Engineer $127,200
Min: $100K
Max: $180K
Data Engineer $127,634
Min: $72K
Max: $234K
Software Engineer $129,225
Min: $75K
Max: $235K
DevOps Engineer $129,316
Min: $45K
Max: $186K
Android Developer $130,354
Min: $90K
Max: $230K
Game Developer $135,000
Min: $135K
Max: $135K
Data Architect $137,727
Min: $98K
Max: $240K
QA Manager $141,667
Min: $118K
Max: $175K
Database Administrator $145,333
Min: $142K
Max: $147K
Machine Learning Engineer $153,800
Min: $127K
Max: $185K
Senior Software Engineer $158,681
Min: $105K
Max: $225K
Site Reliability Engineer $159,000
Min: $130K
Max: $205K
Lead Software Engineer $167,810
Min: $120K
Max: $225K
Engineering Manager $169,173
Min: $124K
Max: $256K
Principal Software Engineer $172,805
Min: $120K
Max: $250K
Data Engineering Manager $183,000
Min: $166K
Max: $206K
Director of Software Engineering $200,508
Min: $135K
Max: $300K
Vice President of Engineering $202,811
Min: $151K
Max: $290K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $237,355
Min: $120K
Max: $575K

Skills that affect Software Engineer salaries in Los Angeles

1
Javascript
14% have this skill
2
Front-end
10% have this skill
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SQL
10% have this skill
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Python
8% have this skill
5
Amazon Web Services
7% have this skill
6
Node.js
7% have this skill

Recent Software Engineer salaries in Los Angeles

$185,000
Yearly Salary
A Full Stack Engineer reported a yearly salary of $185,000 with +$18,500 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
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Los Angeles
$155,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $155,000 with +$117,050 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Los Angeles
$190,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $190,000 with +$78,500 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Los Angeles
$95,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $95,000 with +$7,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Los Angeles
$135,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $135,000
201-500 Employees
Los Angeles
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $120,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Los Angeles
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $120,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Los Angeles
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $120,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
1-10 Employees
Los Angeles
$122,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $122,000 with +$12,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Los Angeles
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