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

A Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in San Francisco, California earns an average salary of $80,990 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are PHP, Python, and Linux.
Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in San Francisco, California Total Pay (?
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$50,355 - $117,072
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $80,990
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Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in San Francisco, California Total Pay (?
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$15.05 - $61.82
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MEDIAN: $38.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,355 - $117,072  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,107  
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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$49,133 - $121,840  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 115
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.05 - $61.82  
   
Overtime
$30.25 - $68.87  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,107  
   
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).
)
$49,133 - $121,840  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 115
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Experience Affects Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in San Francisco, California Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 30%
Mid-Career
up arrow 11%
National Average
$83,000

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

Python
up arrow 24%
PHP
up arrow 24%
Linux
up arrow 10%
JavaScript
up arrow 5%
SQL
0%
National Average
$83,000
Java
up arrow 1%
HTML
up arrow 3%
C++
up arrow 6%

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Gender

Female
17%
female alumni
 
Male
83%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 22%
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