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Senior Software Engineer Salary in San Francisco (United States)

A Senior Software Engineer in San Francisco, California earns an average salary of $121,546 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Senior Software Engineer in San Francisco, California Salary (?
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$94,783 - $146,383
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $121,546
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Senior Software Engineer in San Francisco, California Salary (?
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$35.61 - $119.83
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MEDIAN: $75.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$94,783 - $146,383  
   
Bonus
$405.47 - $20,124  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $23,701  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$97,231 - $157,523  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 616
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$35.61 - $119.83  
   
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$405.47 - $20,124  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $23,701  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$97,231 - $157,523  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer in San Francisco, California Salaries

National Average
$126,000

Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer in San Francisco, California Salaries

C
up arrow 6%
Java
up arrow 2%
C++
up arrow 2%
Ruby on Rails
up arrow 2%
National Average
$126,000
Linux
up arrow 1%
SQL
up arrow 2%
Java/J2EE
up arrow 2%
Python
up arrow 2%
HTML
up arrow 2%
JavaScript
up arrow 3%
UNIX
up arrow 3%
PHP
up arrow 3%
C#
up arrow 4%
ASP.NET
up arrow 7%
.NET
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
7%
female alumni
 
Male
93%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
48%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 81% employee benefits None: 6%