Entry-Level Software Engineer in San Francisco Salary

Entry-Level Software Engineers in San Francisco, Calif. can expect to earn a very comfortable salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $108K) surpassing six figures annually. Total incomes of Entry-Level San Francisco Software Engineers incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $20K from bonuses and close to $40K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $79K and $143K. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Software Engineers in San Francisco, Calif. is high. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 81 percent of Entry-Level San Francisco Software Engineers are male. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

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MEDIAN: $107,701
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Salary
$77,891 - $134,390  
   
Bonus
$986 - $20,153  
Profit Sharing
$997 - $39,840  
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$78,843 - $143,298  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,346
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$26.79 - $65.77  
   
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Overtime
$-0.50 - $73.97  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$986 - $20,153  
   
Profit Sharing
$997 - $39,840  
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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$78,843 - $143,298  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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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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Many Entry-Level Software Engineers in San Francisco, Calif. can be found at Google, Inc., Yelp! Inc., Salesforce.com, Inc., Facebook Inc, and Uber Technologies, Inc., firms that are at the top of the field. Twitter offers the highest compensation with a median salary of $136K. Salesforce.com, Inc., Airbnb, and Yelp! Inc. are a few other companies that offer generous salaries, with Entry-Level San Francisco Software Engineers earning around $130K, $128K, or $127K at each firm, respectively.

General Electric Co (GE), Pivotal Labs, and Linkedin Corporation also rank near the bottom for pay, handing out $103K, $109K, and $110K-paychecks on average.

Key Stats for Software Engineer

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 118 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
12%
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Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

▲2%

Ruby on Rails
▲2%

▲1%

National Average
$110,000

JavaScript
▼2%

Linux
▼2%

PHP
▼2%


Angular.js
▼3%

SQL
▼4%

C programming Language
▼5%

HTML
▼6%

C++
▼7%

C
▼9%

C# Programming Language
▼11%

C#
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 118 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 79%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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