Average Computer Programmer Salary in San Francisco, California

$82,424
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$10,000
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The average salary for a Computer Programmer in San Francisco, California is $82,424.
10%
$58k
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$82k
90%
$153k
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What Do Computer Programmers Do?

Computer Programmer Tasks
  • Work with designers and content producers.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for server applications.
  • Write code to create multi-threaded, networked server applications.
  • Use source debuggers, program dumps, and performance monitoring tools.
  • Test and document software for server applications.

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What Are Popular Skills for Computer Programmers?

Skills in Java and HTML are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include PHP and C++ Programming Language.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Computer Programmers?

An entry-level Computer Programmer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $75,000 based on 9 salaries. An early career Computer Programmer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,394 based on 11 salaries. A mid-career Computer Programmer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Computer Programmer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (26.0% less), Los Angeles, California (25.3% less) and Chicago, Illinois (19.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 30 survey responses.
Entry Level
30.0%
Early Career
36.7%
Mid Career
16.7%
Experienced
16.7%