Entry-Level Software Engineer in San Francisco Salary

Entry-Level San Francisco Software Engineers enjoy a hefty income, with average pay passing six figures ($109K) annually. In the world of Entry-Level Software Engineers in San Francisco, Calif., overall income ranges from $79K near the bottom to $144K at the top; this can include more than $21K from bonuses and more than $40K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Most Entry-Level San Francisco Software Engineers report high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority (80 percent) of Entry-Level Software Engineers in San Francisco, Calif. who answered the questionnaire are male. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$78,638 - $134,916
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MEDIAN: $108,614
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$26.95 - $65.65
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$78,638 - $134,916  
   
Bonus
$1,970 - $20,515  
Profit Sharing
$1,007 - $39,548  
Total Pay (?
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$79,298 - $144,185  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,450
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Hourly Rate
$26.95 - $65.65  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.25  
Overtime
$-0.50 - $83.94  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,970 - $20,515  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,007 - $39,548  
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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$79,298 - $144,185  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 33

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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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Leading companies who hire large numbers of Entry-Level San Francisco Software Engineers include Google, Inc., Yelp! Inc., Salesforce.com, Inc., Facebook Inc, and Uber Technologies, Inc. Twitter attracts talent by shelling out the biggest paychecks in the area — the median in that office is $136K. Salesforce.com, Inc., Airbnb, and Yelp! Inc. are a few other companies that offer generous salaries, with Entry-Level Software Engineers in San Francisco, Calif. earning around $130K, $128K, or $127K at each firm, respectively.

Also approaching the lower end are General Electric Co (GE) at $103K, Pivotal Labs at $109K, and Linkedin Corporation at $110K.

Key Stats for Software Engineer

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 129 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
12%
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Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

▲1%

Ruby on Rails
▲1%

▼0%

National Average
$112,000

JavaScript
▼3%

Linux
▼3%

PHP
▼3%

Angular.js
▼3%


SQL
▼5%

HTML
▼6%

C programming Language
▼6%

C++
▼8%

C
▼10%

C# Programming Language
▼11%

C#
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 129 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 80%
no benefits
None: 5%
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