How much does a Software Engineer I make in Los Angeles, CA? The average Software Engineer I salary in Los Angeles, CA is $80,114 as of June 28, 2021, but the range typically falls between $71,243 and $88,392. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Software Engineer I

Software Engineer I designs and develops software applications. Performs coding, debugging, testing and troubleshooting throughout the application development process. Being a Software Engineer I requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a manager. The Software Engineer I works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. To be a Software Engineer I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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