An average San Francisco Junior Software Engineer can expect to take home roughly $79K annually. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. The majority of San Francisco Junior Software Engineers (67 percent) who took the survey are men. It's heartening to note that most people in this field love their work, finding it both fun and rewarding. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$50,204 - $96,816
MEDIAN: $79,095

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$49,149 - $96,819  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 48
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Skills That Affect Junior Software Engineer Salaries

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Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
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C# Programming Language
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Web Development
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C++ Programming Language
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.


33 %
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 19%