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Wages for Software Developers, Applications in CALIFORNIA

Location Pay Period 2018
Low Median High
United States Hourly $29.64 $49.82 $77.54
United States Yearly $61,660 $103,620 $161,290
California Hourly $34.86 $59.44 $90.59
California Yearly $72,510 $123,630 $188,420
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA Metro Area Hourly $40.19 $66.35 $99.15
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA Metro Area Yearly $83,590 $138,000 $206,240
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metro Area Hourly $39.36 $61.25 $92.98
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metro Area Yearly $81,860 $127,390 $193,400
Vallejo-Fairfield, CA Metro Area Hourly $30.48 $57.91 $73.39
Vallejo-Fairfield, CA Metro Area Yearly $63,390 $120,460 $152,640
Santa Rosa, CA Metro Area Hourly $35.89 $56.62 $78.84
Santa Rosa, CA Metro Area Yearly $74,640 $117,780 $163,980
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metro Area Hourly $31.04 $56.07 $93.20
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metro Area Yearly $64,570 $116,620 $193,860
Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA Metro Area Hourly $31.56 $55.30 $78.25
Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA Metro Area Yearly $65,640 $115,020 $162,770
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area Hourly $30.49 $54.65 $79.34
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area Yearly $63,410 $113,670 $165,030
Bakersfield, CA Metro Area Hourly $30.81 $54.38 $79.34
Bakersfield, CA Metro Area Yearly $64,090 $113,100 $165,020
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area Hourly $34.11 $53.33 $76.57
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area Yearly $70,950 $110,930 $159,260
North Valley-Northern Mountains Region of California Balance of State Hourly $30.97 $53.07 $77.36
North Valley-Northern Mountains Region of California Balance of State Yearly $64,410 $110,390 $160,920
Salinas, CA Metro Area Hourly $37.44 $51.90 $79.02
Salinas, CA Metro Area Yearly $77,880 $107,940 $164,370
Fresno, CA Metro Area Hourly $29.05 $51.53 $77.64
Fresno, CA Metro Area Yearly $60,420 $107,170 $161,500
Chico, CA Metro Area Hourly $28.19 $51.31 $79.38
Chico, CA Metro Area Yearly $58,640 $106,720 $165,100
Visalia-Porterville, CA Metro Area Hourly $26.80 $51.02 $77.11
Visalia-Porterville, CA Metro Area Yearly $55,740 $106,120 $160,380
Madera, CA Metro Area Hourly $40.69 $50.95 $89.52
Madera, CA Metro Area Yearly $84,630 $105,970 $186,200
Stockton-Lodi, CA Metro Area Hourly $31.12 $49.30 $78.02
Stockton-Lodi, CA Metro Area Yearly $64,730 $102,530 $162,280
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metro Area Hourly $23.79 $48.95 $73.50
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metro Area Yearly $49,480 $101,810 $152,870
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA Metro Area Hourly $32.53 $48.25 $75.92
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA Metro Area Yearly $67,670 $100,360 $157,920
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA Metro Area Hourly $27.57 $45.31 $74.91
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA Metro Area Yearly $57,350 $94,250 $155,810
Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California Balance of State Hourly $36.99 $45.20 $71.52
Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California Balance of State Yearly $76,940 $94,010 $148,760
Modesto, CA Metro Area Hourly $26.74 $41.55 $63.21
Modesto, CA Metro Area Yearly $55,620 $86,410 $131,470
North Coast Region of California Balance of State Hourly $25.79 $34.45 $46.47
North Coast Region of California Balance of State Yearly $53,640 $71,660 $96,660
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA Metro Area Hourly $13.84 $29.18 $57.61
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA Metro Area Yearly $28,780 $60,700 $119,820
El Centro, CA Metro Area Hourly N/A N/A N/A
El Centro, CA Metro Area Yearly N/A N/A N/A
Hanford-Corcoran, CA Metro Area Hourly N/A N/A N/A
Hanford-Corcoran, CA Metro Area Yearly N/A N/A N/A
Merced, CA Metro Area Hourly N/A N/A N/A
Merced, CA Metro Area Yearly N/A N/A N/A
Napa, CA Metro Area Hourly N/A N/A N/A
Napa, CA Metro Area Yearly N/A N/A N/A
Redding, CA Metro Area Hourly N/A N/A N/A
Redding, CA Metro Area Yearly N/A N/A N/A
Yuba City, CA Metro Area Hourly N/A N/A N/A
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Occupation Description
Software Developers, Applications

Develop, create, and modify general computer applications software or specialized utility programs. Analyze user needs and develop software solutions. Design software or customize software for client use with the aim of optimizing operational efficiency. May analyze and design databases within an application area, working individually or coordinating database development as part of a team. May supervise computer programmers.

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