Average Senior Software Engineer with Java Skills Salary in San Francisco, California

$153,874
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$125k
MEDIAN
$154k
90%
$185k

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer is $153,874

Base Salary
$125k - $185k
Bonus
$5k - $29k
Profit Sharing
$5k - $49k
Total Pay
$131k - $202k
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What Do Senior Software Engineers Do?

Senior Software Engineer Tasks
  • Write, modify, and debug software for client applications.
  • Use source debuggers and visual development environments.
  • Translate business requirements into technical specifications and help manage project priorities and timelines.
  • Test and document software for client applications.
  • Guide and review work of junior engineers.
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Gender Breakdown

Male
86.0%
Female
14.0%
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Common Health Benefits

Medical

94%

Dental

87%

Vision

83%

None

6%