A Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in San Francisco, California earns an average salary of $80,375 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 Python and SQL.
Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in San Francisco, California Total Pay (?
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$50,302 - $111,667
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $80,375
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Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in San Francisco, California Total Pay (?
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$15.15 - $61.53
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,302 - $111,667  
   
Bonus
$248.32 - $15,389  
Profit Sharing
$4,000 - $10,000  
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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$49,501 - $118,912  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 138
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.15 - $61.53  
   
Overtime
$30.52 - $68.16  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$248.32 - $15,389  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,000 - $10,000  
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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$49,501 - $118,912  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 138
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Experience Affects Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in San Francisco, California Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 33%
Mid-Career
up arrow 14%
National Average
$82,000

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

Python
up arrow 23%
SQL
up arrow 18%
JavaScript
up arrow 7%
HTML
up arrow 1%
Java
0%
Linux
0%
National Average
$82,000
C++
up arrow 7%
C#
up arrow 11%
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Gender
Female
23%
female alumni
 
Male
77%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
1%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 23%
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