Software Developer Salary in San Francisco (United States)

A Software Developer in San Francisco, California earns an average salary of $84,703 per year. A skill in C is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Software Developer in San Francisco, California Total Pay (?
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$57,386 - $112,827
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $84,703
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Software Developer in San Francisco, California Total Pay (?
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$20.75 - $92.74
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $43.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$57,386 - $112,827  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,163  
Profit Sharing
$290.87 - $10,304  
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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$57,324 - $120,667  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 321
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$31$62$93
Hourly Rate
$20.75 - $92.74  
   
Overtime
$30.25 - $81.39  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,163  
   
Profit Sharing
$290.87 - $10,304  
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).
)
$57,324 - $120,667  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 321
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Experience Affects Software Developer in San Francisco, California Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 21%
National Average
$87,000

Skills That Affect Software Developer in San Francisco, California Salaries

C
up arrow 23%
Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 4%
.NET
up arrow 3%
Java
up arrow 2%
ASP.NET
up arrow 1%
C#
0%
JavaScript
0%
Ruby on Rails
0%
National Average
$87,000
Python
up arrow 2%
SQL
up arrow 5%
HTML
up arrow 6%
C++
up arrow 6%
UNIX
up arrow 6%
Linux
up arrow 8%
PHP
up arrow 18%

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Gender

Female
12%
female alumni
 
Male
88%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 8%
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