Average Experienced Software Engineer with C Programming Language Skills Salary in San Francisco, California

$120,000
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The average salary for an Experienced Software Engineer with C Programming Language skills in San Francisco, California is $120,000.
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$145k
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What Are Popular Skills for Software Engineers?

Skills in JavaScript, Java, Python, SQL and Linux 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 $101,130 based on 17 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $109,644 based on 54 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $128,528 based on 29 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $130,000.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in Cupertino, California earn an average of 32.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (16.8% more) and Seattle, Washington (15.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Huntsville, Alabama (6.5% less), San Diego, California (4.9% less) and Houston, Texas (3.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 105 survey responses.
Entry Level
16.2%
Early Career
51.4%
Mid Career
27.6%
Late Career
4.8%