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

$119,048
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$11,244
Bonus
$12,478
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The average salary for an Early-Career Software Engineer with SQL skills in San Francisco, California is $119,048.
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$88k
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$119k
90%
$146k
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$88k - $146k
Bonus
$3k - $20k
Profit Sharing
$3k - $37k
Total Pay
$87k - $156k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

Skills in Python and Java are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Ruby on Rails, 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 $101,253 based on 53 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $138,395 based on 111 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $135,127 based on 26 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $140,000.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (35.3% less), Chicago, Illinois (33.5% less) and San Diego, California (32.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 196 survey responses.
Entry Level
27.0%
Mid Career
56.6%
Experienced
13.3%
Late Career
3.1%