Computer Engineer salary in California

Average salary
Based on 448 income tax records
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How much do Computer Engineers make?
The average total salary for a Computer Engineer is $129,000 per year. This is based on data from 448 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Computer Engineer and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Computer Engineer salary can vary between $41,000 to $467,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Computer Engineer salary by company

Average salary per year*
Salary range**
Google, California
18 income tax records
$200K – $978K
Apple, California
31 income tax records
$94K – $621K
Intel, California
24 income tax records
$109K – $303K
TriNet, California
10 income tax records
$35K – $120K
US Department Of Defense, California
41 income tax records
$44K – $123K

Computer Engineer demographics in California

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46% are single
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54% are married
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41% have kids
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62% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Computer Engineers in California

448 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a computer engineer in California is $129,000 per year. Computer engineer salaries in California can vary between $41,000 to $467,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 448 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as computer engineer.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for computer engineers in California: Google ($433,500 a year), Apple ($291,500 a year), and Intel ($159,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for computer engineers in California: San Francisco, CA ($252,500 a year), Sunnyvale, CA ($201,000 a year), and San Jose, CA ($183,000 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.