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Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary in San Francisco (United States)

A Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in San Francisco, California earns an average salary of $83,225 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Python, PHP, Linux, and JavaScript.
Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in San Francisco, California Salary (?
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$51,497 - $120,793
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $83,224
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Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in San Francisco, California Salary (?
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$17.50 - $62.40
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MEDIAN: $39.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,497 - $120,793  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,000  
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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$50,406 - $126,885  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 98
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.50 - $62.40  
   
Overtime
$45.50 - $71.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,000  
   
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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$50,406 - $126,885  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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Experience Affects Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in San Francisco, California Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 19%
Mid-Career
up arrow 12%
National Average
$87,000

Skills That Affect Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in San Francisco, California Salaries

Python
up arrow 18%
PHP
up arrow 17%
Linux
up arrow 13%
JavaScript
up arrow 11%
Java
up arrow 5%
National Average
$87,000
HTML
up arrow 1%
Ruby on Rails
up arrow 3%
Ruby
up arrow 4%
SQL
up arrow 5%
C++
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
17%
female alumni
 
Male
83%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 19%