How much does a Software Engineer IV make in San Diego, CA? The average Software Engineer IV salary in San Diego, CA is $146,187 as of May 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $134,152 and $158,629. 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 IV

Software Engineer IV designs and develops software applications. Performs coding, debugging, testing and troubleshooting throughout the application development process. Being a Software Engineer IV requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a manager. Software Engineer IV is a specialist on complex technical and business matters. Work is highly independent. May assume a team lead role for the work group. To be a Software Engineer IV typically requires 7+ years of related experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
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