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Average Entry-Level Software Engineer with C Programming Language Skills Salary in San Francisco, California

$103,844
Avg. Salary
$10,113
Bonus
$20,000
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Software Engineer with C Programming Language skills in San Francisco, California is $103,844.
10%
$78k
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$104k
90%
$126k
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What Do Software Engineers Do?

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What Are Popular Skills for Software Engineers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineers?

An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $111,546 based on 53 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $130,567 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $120,000 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $130,000.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (30.9% less), Los Angeles, California (26.5% less) and San Diego, California (24.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 90 survey responses.
Early Career
58.9%
Mid Career
28.9%
Experienced
6.7%
Late Career
5.6%