Software Engineer Salary in San Francisco, California (United States)

A Software Engineer in San Francisco, California earns an average salary of $92,838 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
Software Engineer in San Francisco, California Total Pay (?
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$63,842 - $124,535
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $92,838
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Software Engineer in San Francisco, California Total Pay (?
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$19.90 - $83.84
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MEDIAN: $39.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$63,842 - $124,535  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,574  
Profit Sharing
$19.57 - $16,596  
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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$64,863 - $131,583  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,564
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$29$58$87
Hourly Rate
$19.90 - $83.84  
   
Overtime
$29.19 - $84.74  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,574  
   
Profit Sharing
$19.57 - $16,596  
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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$64,863 - $131,583  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,564
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Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer in San Francisco, California

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Software Engineer in San Francisco, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 31%
National Average
$96,000

Skills That Affect Software Engineer in San Francisco, California Salaries

C
up arrow 9%
JavaScript
up arrow 3%
Python
up arrow 2%
Ruby on Rails
up arrow 2%
Linux
up arrow 2%
National Average
$96,000
Java
up arrow 1%
PHP
up arrow 2%
Oracle
up arrow 2%
HTML
up arrow 4%
C++
up arrow 5%
up arrow 5%
SQL
up arrow 6%
PL/SQL
up arrow 8%
.NET
up arrow 11%
C#
up arrow 13%

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Gender

Female
10%
female alumni
 
Male
90%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 7%
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