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

A Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in San Francisco, California earns an average salary of $107,899 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in San Francisco, California Salary (?
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$78,251 - $138,353
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $107,899
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Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in San Francisco, California Salary (?
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$49.26 - $97.44
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MEDIAN: $72.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$78,251 - $138,353  
   
Bonus
$-0.45 - $19,319  
Profit Sharing
$1,788 - $42,487  
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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$80,247 - $150,775  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 632
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$49.26 - $97.44  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$-0.45 - $19,319  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,788 - $42,487  
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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$80,247 - $150,775  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 31
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Pay by Experience Level for Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in San Francisco, California

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

Experience Affects Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in San Francisco, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 15%
National Average
$114,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

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

JavaScript
up arrow 10%
C
up arrow 6%
C++
up arrow 5%
Ruby on Rails
up arrow 5%
PHP
up arrow 5%
Linux
up arrow 3%
UNIX
up arrow 3%
Oracle
up arrow 1%
National Average
$114,000
Java
up arrow 2%
SQL
up arrow 3%
HTML
up arrow 3%
C#
up arrow 4%
Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 5%
.NET
up arrow 6%
ASP.NET
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
6%
female alumni
 
Male
94%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 9%
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