Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE) in San Francisco Salary

Senior Software Development Engineers in San Francisco, Calif. can expect to earn a very comfortable salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $135K) surpassing six figures annually. The majority of Senior Software Development Engineers in San Francisco claim high levels of job satisfaction. While just over one in five report receiving no health benefits, a fair number do receive medical coverage, and the greater part have dental, as well. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$96,502 - $172,607
$97K
$130K
$170K
MEDIAN: $134,009
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Salary $96,502 - $172,607
Bonus $19,653
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$97,170 - $187,773
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Sep 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%

Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE) Job Listings

Key Stats for Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE)

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
42%
10-19 years
42%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salaries

National Average
$149,000

▼13%

Mid-Career
▼15%

Skills That Affect Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salaries

National Average
$149,000

C++ Programming Language
▼1%

C++
▼4%

Linux
▼8%

Java
▼9%

SQL
▼13%

Java/J2EE
▼13%

JavaScript
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
42%
10-19 years
42%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 20%
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