Average Late-Career Software Engineer Salary in San Francisco, California

$147,975
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$13,250
Bonus
$20,000
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The average salary for a Late-Career Software Engineer in San Francisco, California is $147,975.
10%
$92k
MEDIAN
$148k
90%
$235k
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$92k - $235k
Bonus
$2k - $31k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $20k
Total Pay
$92k - $252k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

Skills in Java, C++ Programming Language, Python and C# Programming Language are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include SQL.

Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer

An entry-level Software Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $105,623 based on 473 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $116,795 based on 2,571 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $133,602 based on 714 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $143,068 based on 226 salaries.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 3.1% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (28.3% less), Austin, Texas (28.3% less) and Denver, Colorado (23.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 3,984 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.9%
Early Career
64.5%
Mid Career
17.9%
Experienced
5.7%