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

A Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in San Francisco, California earns an average salary of $80,451 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 SQL.
Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in San Francisco, California Total Pay (?
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$50,461 - $115,593
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $80,450
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Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in San Francisco, California Total Pay (?
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$15.10 - $61.82
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MEDIAN: $39.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,461 - $115,593  
   
Bonus
$0.38 - $15,686  
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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$49,477 - $122,053  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 124
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.10 - $61.82  
   
Overtime
$30.25 - $68.87  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.38 - $15,686  
   
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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$49,477 - $122,053  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 124
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Experience Affects Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in San Francisco, California Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 31%
Mid-Career
up arrow 11%
National Average
$82,000

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

Python
up arrow 24%
PHP
up arrow 24%
SQL
up arrow 18%
Linux
up arrow 6%
JavaScript
up arrow 4%
National Average
$82,000
Java
up arrow 1%
HTML
up arrow 2%
C++
up arrow 6%
C#
up arrow 11%

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Gender

Female
17%
female alumni
 
Male
83%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 22%
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