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Developer salary in California

Average salary
$87,500/yr
Based on 267 income tax records
$29,000
$244,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$29,000
$244,000
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

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The average salary for a Developer in California is $87,500 per year. These insights are exclusive to Mint Salary and are based on 267 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported this type of occupation. Developer salaries in California can vary between $29,000 to $244,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, and more. Read more
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Developer salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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San Francisco, CA
22 income tax records
$136,000/yr
$96K – $182K
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San Jose, CA
10 income tax records
$113,500/yr
$87K – $158K
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San Diego, CA
16 income tax records
$84,500/yr
$57K – $106K
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Los Angeles, CA
25 income tax records
$82,000/yr
$66K – $102K
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Irvine, CA
10 income tax records
$81,500/yr
$59K – $88K

Developer salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range

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$66,500/yr
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823 income tax records
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20,993 income tax records
$84,000/yr
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293 income tax records
$66,500/yr

Developer demographics in California

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67% are single
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33% are married
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24% have kids
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29% own a home

Developer salaries by age

$0
$26,500
$53,000
$79,500
$106,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Developers in California

267 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a developer in California is $87,500 per year. Developer salaries in California can vary between $29,000 to $244,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 267 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as developer.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for developers in California: San Francisco, CA ($136,000 a year), San Jose, CA ($113,500 a year), and San Diego, CA ($84,500 a year).
*Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Learn more
**Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.