Average Late-Career Software Engineer with C Programming Language Skills Salary in San Francisco, California

$130,000
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The average salary for a Late-Career Software Engineer with C Programming Language skills in San Francisco, California is $130,000.
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What Are Popular Skills for Software Engineers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineers?

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 $100,547 based on 23 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $107,583 based on 74 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $126,250 based on 35 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $120,000 based on 9 salaries.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 29.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (15.4% more) and San Diego, California (1.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Huntsville, Alabama (26.9% less), Atlanta, Georgia (23.1% less) and Austin, Texas (7.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 141 survey responses.
Entry Level
16.3%
Early Career
52.5%
Mid Career
24.8%
Experienced
6.4%