Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in San Francisco Salary

A Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in San Francisco, California earns an average salary of $127,473 per year. A skill in C++ Programming Language is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$97,961 - $159,314
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MEDIAN: $129,125
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$33.43 - $147.95
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MEDIAN: $50.87
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Salary
$97,961 - $159,314  
   
Bonus
$1,007 - $22,981  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $25,342  
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$98,079 - $172,166  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 275
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$33.43 - $147.95  
   
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$1,007 - $22,981  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $25,342  
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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$98,079 - $172,166  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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About San Francisco, California

San Francisco County, California
864,816
Male:
439,752 (50.8%)
Female:
425,064 (49.2%)
San Francisco (SF) (/sæn frənˈsɪskoʊ/), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California and the only consolidated city-county in California. San Francisco is about 46.9 square miles (121 km2) in area. It is located on the north end of the San Francisco Peninsula. It is the smallest county in the state. It has a density of about 18,451 people per square mile (7,124 people per km2), making it the most densely settled large city (population greater than 200,000) in the state of California and the second-most densely populated major city in the United States after New York City. San Francisco is the fourth-most populous city in California, after Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Jose, and the 13th-most populous city in the United States—with a Census-estimated 2015 population of 864,816. The city and its surrounding areas are known as the San...
San Francisco:
$92,094
California:
$64,500
$1,659
San Francisco:
$941,400
California:
$449,100
3.6%

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Pay by Experience Level for Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

Pay by Experience for a Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer has a positive trend. An entry-level Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $126,000 based on 64 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $129,000 based on 149 salaries. An experienced Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $138,000 based on 104 salaries. A Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $148,000 based on 22 salaries.

Key Stats for Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

▲10%

▲3%

National Average
$134,000

▼4%

▼6%

Skills That Affect Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries


▲7%

▲5%


▲1%

National Average
$134,000

▼1%

.NET
▼2%

▼4%

SQL
▼4%

▼4%

C++
▼5%

▼5%

C#
▼9%

C
▼10%

ASP.NET
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 8%
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