Average Entry-Level Software Engineer with Java Skills Salary in San Francisco, California

$104,544
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$10,220
Bonus
$14,000
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Software Engineer with Java skills in San Francisco, California is $104,544.
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$78k
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$105k
90%
$126k
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$78k - $126k
Bonus
$4k - $21k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $31k
Total Pay
$78k - $140k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

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

Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer

An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $118,173 based on 673 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $132,610 based on 188 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $148,290 based on 53 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 Chicago, Illinois (28.2% less), Austin, Texas (27.8% less) and San Diego, California (26.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 922 survey responses.
Early Career
73.0%
Mid Career
20.4%
Experienced
5.7%
Late Career
0.9%