Software Engineer I Salary in Los Angeles, California

How much does a Software Engineer I make in Los Angeles, CA? The average Software Engineer I salary in Los Angeles, CA is $76,670 as of September 26, 2019, but the range typically falls between $68,179 and $84,600. 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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Skills Associated with Software Engineer I: Software Development, Integrated Development Environment (IDE) Software, Software Engineering, Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) ...More

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Job Description

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 2019 Salary.com)

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