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

$102,930
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$10,048
Bonus
$16,000
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Software Engineer with C++ Programming Language skills in San Francisco, California is $102,930.
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$66k
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$103k
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$131k
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$66k - $131k
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$2k - $25k
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$3k - $43k
Total Pay
$65k - $144k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

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

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 $112,127 based on 200 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $127,431 based on 69 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $139,705 based on 25 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $175,000.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (28.8% less), Chicago, Illinois (26.6% less) and San Diego, California (25.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 303 survey responses.
Early Career
66.0%
Mid Career
22.8%
Experienced
8.3%
Late Career
3.0%