Software Engineer in San Francisco Salary
Wages for Software Engineers in San Francisco, Calif. are generous, with average pay above six figures ($111K) per year. Total cash compensation to Software Engineers in San Francisco bottoms out near $80K and approaches $152K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $21K from bonuses and almost $40K from profit sharing. The particular firm is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. San Francisco Software Engineers who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 84 percent. Most Software Engineers in San Francisco, Calif. like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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Popular Employer Salaries for Software Engineer
Google, Inc., Yelp! Inc., Salesforce.com, Inc., Facebook Inc, and Uber Technologies, Inc. are all popular places to work. Although Twitter offers the highest salaries (median pay is $142K), survey participants reported a rather limited pay range of $119K to $174K. Also paying near the top of the field are Salesforce.com, Inc. at $133K, Apple Computer, Inc at $126K, and Microsoft Corp, where Software Engineers in San Francisco annually earn $126K.
Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. at $107K, and Linkedin Corporation where $107K is the norm, but it is worth noting that some San Francisco Software Engineers there earn up to $199K.
Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $110K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $129K. San Francisco Software Engineers bring in $146K after working for 10 to 20 years. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $141K.