Software Engineer Salaries in California

Updated 24 Nov 2022
$1,35,000 /yr
Average Base Pay

1,41,828 salaries

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$1L

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$2L

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Google
4.5

Google

Software Engineer

$1,64,000

 /yr
Range: $47T - $6L

$47T

$6L

$47,463 - $5,56,650 Range

Meta
4.2

Meta

Software Engineer

$1,74,450

 /yr
Range: $85T - $4L

$85T

$4L

$85,100 - $4,36,175 Range

Cisco Systems
4.3

Cisco Systems

Software Engineer

$1,38,153

 /yr
Range: $54T - $3L

$54T

$3L

$53,749 - $2,91,562 Range

Qualcomm
4.1

Qualcomm

Software Engineer

$1,22,254

 /yr
Range: $74T - $2L

$74T

$2L

$74,051 - $2,17,047 Range

NVIDIA
4.6

NVIDIA

Software Engineer

$1,88,862

 /yr
Range: $99T - $3L

$99T

$3L

$98,874 - $2,78,508 Range

Intel Corporation
4.3

Intel Corporation

Software Engineer

$1,49,970

 /yr
Range: $31T - $3L

$31T

$3L

$31,484 - $3,01,688 Range

Uber
4.0

Uber

Software Engineer

$1,57,009

 /yr
Range: $50T - $4L

$50T

$4L

$49,855 - $4,37,880 Range

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Yahoo
4.0

Yahoo

Software Engineer

$1,54,098

 /yr
Range: $52T - $4L

$52T

$4L

$52,348 - $3,52,317 Range

Quora, Inc.
4.2

Quora, Inc.

Software Engineer

$2,03,382

 /yr
Range: $1L - $2L

$1L

$2L

$1,34,203 - $2,31,252 Range

Applied Materials
4.0

Applied Materials

Software Engineer

$1,50,625

 /yr
Range: $39T - $2L

$39T

$2L

$38,643 - $2,41,821 Range

LinkedIn
4.5

LinkedIn

Software Engineer

$1,54,845

 /yr
Range: $85T - $4L

$85T

$4L

$85,100 - $3,57,029 Range

Apple
4.2

Apple

Software Engineer

$1,53,705

 /yr
Range: $31T - $6L

$31T

$6L

$30,945 - $5,89,736 Range

Fujitsu
3.7

Fujitsu

Software Engineer

$1,46,637

 /yr
Range: $1L - $2L

$1L

$2L

$1,18,823 - $1,69,975 Range

Microsoft
4.4

Microsoft

Software Engineer

$1,46,512

 /yr
Range: $50T - $3L

$50T

$3L

$49,728 - $3,41,574 Range

Intuit
4.5

Intuit

Software Engineer

$1,37,778

 /yr
Range: $56T - $3L

$56T

$3L

$56,314 - $2,73,328 Range

Salesforce
4.4

Salesforce

Software Engineer

$1,42,889

 /yr
Range: $78T - $3L

$78T

$3L

$78,197 - $3,13,985 Range

Amazon
3.8

Amazon

Software Engineer

$1,50,273

 /yr
Range: $49T - $3L

$49T

$3L

$48,656 - $3,05,475 Range

Pinterest
4.2

Pinterest

Software Engineer

$1,68,170

 /yr
Range: $41T - $3L

$41T

$3L

$40,524 - $3,16,519 Range

ServiceNow
4.5

ServiceNow

Software Engineer

$1,23,352

 /yr
Range: $36T - $2L

$36T

$2L

$36,222 - $1,93,304 Range

Yelp
3.5

Yelp

Software Engineer

$1,47,134

 /yr
Range: $89T - $3L

$89T

$3L

$89,064 - $2,50,705 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Software Engineer salaries

The average salary for a Software Engineer is $1,35,000 per year in California. Salaries estimates are based on 141828 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Software Engineer employees in California.

The highest salary for a Software Engineer in California is $1,90,000 per year.

The lowest salary for a Software Engineer in California is $84,100 per year.