Software Developer in San Francisco Salary

A Software Developer in San Francisco, California earns an average salary of $99,566 per year. A skill in SQL is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$61,479 - $131,917
$61K
$99K
$130K
MEDIAN: $99,403
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$20.73 - $72.97
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Salary
$61,479 - $131,917  
   
Bonus
$1,014 - $19,115  
Profit Sharing
$964 - $41,732  
Total Pay (?
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$61,049 - $145,809  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 205
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Hourly Rate
$20.73 - $72.97  
   
Overtime
$60.50  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,014 - $19,115  
   
Profit Sharing
$964 - $41,732  
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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$61,049 - $145,809  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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About San Francisco, California

San Francisco County, California
864,816
Male:
439,752 (50.8%)
Female:
425,064 (49.2%)
San Francisco (SF) (/sæn frənˈsɪskoʊ/), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California and the only consolidated city-county in California. San Francisco is about 46.9 square miles (121 km2) in area. It is located on the north end of the San Francisco Peninsula. It is the smallest county in the state. It has a density of about 18,451 people per square mile (7,124 people per km2), making it the most densely settled large city (population greater than 200,000) in the state of California and the second-most densely populated major city in the United States after New York City. San Francisco is the fourth-most populous city in California, after Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Jose, and the 13th-most populous city in the United States—with a Census-estimated 2015 population of 864,816. The city and its surrounding areas are known as the San...
San Francisco:
$92,094
California:
$64,500
$1,659
San Francisco:
$941,400
California:
$449,100
3.6%

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Pay by Experience Level for Software Developer

Pay by Experience for a Software Developer has a positive trend. An entry-level Software Developer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $99,000 based on 155 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Software Developer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $108,000 based on 60 salaries. An experienced Software Developer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $107,000 based on 30 salaries. A Software Developer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $102,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Software Developer

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Software Developer Salaries

▲8%

▲6%

Late-Career
▲2%

National Average
$101,000

▼1%

Skills That Affect Software Developer Salaries

SQL
▲21%

C++ Programming Language
▲9%

▲8%

▲6%

MySQL
▲6%

Ruby on Rails
▲3%

▲1%

National Average
$101,000

▼1%

▼1%


▼7%


C#
▼9%

▼9%

C++
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 14%
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