Average Early-Career Software Engineer with Java Skills Salary in San Francisco, California

$119,405
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$10,489
Bonus
$19,727
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The average salary for an Early-Career Software Engineer with Java skills in San Francisco, California is $119,405.
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$92k
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$119k
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$146k
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$92k - $146k
Bonus
$4k - $20k
Profit Sharing
$3k - $45k
Total Pay
$93k - $160k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

Skills in Python are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Ruby on Rails, SQL, React.js and JavaScript.

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 $106,399 based on 130 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $133,816 based on 197 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $147,054 based on 54 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $180,801.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (33.4% less), Chicago, Illinois (31.6% less) and Austin, Texas (29.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 389 survey responses.
Entry Level
33.4%
Mid Career
50.6%
Experienced
13.9%
Late Career
2.1%