Software Engineer salary in San Francisco, CA

Average Base Salary in San Francisco, CA

$169,089
$16,277
Additional Cash Compensation
$185,366
Total Compensation
Median: 165,000
Min: $80K
Max: $325K

How Much Does a Software Engineer Make in San Francisco, CA?

The average salary for a Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA is $169,089. The average additional cash compensation for a Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA is $16,277. The average total compensation for a Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA is $185,366. Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Software Engineer employees in San Francisco, CA.

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Software Engineer jobs in San Francisco, CA

Lead Mobile Software Engineer

San Francisco, CA
3 days ago
Career Area:Digital Job Description:Lead Mobile Software Engineer provides technical leadership in design, development and deployment of Caterpillar's state-of-the-art digital platform. This position will help build various customer facing mobile apps, including the Cat App, Caterpillar's mobile telematics solution, among others. Customers use our mobile solutions to buy parts and services, track the location and health of equipment, and activate

Software Engineer, Data

San Francisco, CA
1 week ago
Doximity is transforming the healthcare industry. Join our mission to help every physician be more productive and provide better care for their patients. As medicine's largest network in the United States, there's an elevated level of responsibility in everything we do. We don't take that responsibility lightly and are committed to building diverse teams with an inclusive culture that can make a direct impact on the healthcare system. One of

Software Engineer, Fraud

San Francisco, CA
1 week ago
Empower the Individual Through CryptoGemini is a crypto exchange and custodian that allows customers to buy, sell, store, and earn more than 30 cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, bitcoin cash, ether, litecoin, and Zcash. Gemini is a New York trust company that is subject to the capital reserve requirements, cybersecurity requirements, and banking compliance standards set forth by the New York State Department of Financial Services and the New York

Senior Software Engineer - Fraud

San Francisco, CA
1 week ago
Empower the Individual Through CryptoGemini is a crypto exchange and custodian that allows customers to buy, sell, store, and earn more than 30 cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, bitcoin cash, ether, litecoin, and Zcash. Gemini is a New York trust company that is subject to the capital reserve requirements, cybersecurity requirements, and banking compliance standards set forth by the New York State Department of Financial Services and the New York

Senior Software Engineer- Payments

San Francisco, CA
1 week ago
Empower the Individual Through CryptoGemini is a crypto exchange and custodian that allows customers to buy, sell, store, and earn more than 30 cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, bitcoin cash, ether, litecoin, and Zcash. Gemini is a New York trust company that is subject to the capital reserve requirements, cybersecurity requirements, and banking compliance standards set forth by the New York State Department of Financial Services and the New York

Principal Software Engineer

San Francisco, CA
1 week ago
Empower the Individual Through CryptoGemini is a crypto exchange and custodian that allows customers to buy, sell, store, and earn more than 30 cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, bitcoin cash, ether, litecoin, and Zcash. Gemini is a New York trust company that is subject to the capital reserve requirements, cybersecurity requirements, and banking compliance standards set forth by the New York State Department of Financial Services and the New York

Senior Software Engineer

San Francisco, CA
1 week ago
Empower the Individual Through CryptoGemini is a crypto exchange and custodian that allows customers to buy, sell, store, and earn more than 30 cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, bitcoin cash, ether, litecoin, and Zcash. Gemini is a New York trust company that is subject to the capital reserve requirements, cybersecurity requirements, and banking compliance standards set forth by the New York State Department of Financial Services and the New York

Software Engineer - Backend

San Francisco, CA
1 week ago
Empower the Individual Through CryptoGemini is a crypto exchange and custodian that allows customers to buy, sell, store, and earn more than 30 cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, bitcoin cash, ether, litecoin, and Zcash. Gemini is a New York trust company that is subject to the capital reserve requirements, cybersecurity requirements, and banking compliance standards set forth by the New York State Department of Financial Services and the New York

Software Engineer, Ruby/Rails

San Francisco, CA
2 weeks ago
Doximity is transforming the healthcare industry. Join our mission to help every physician be more productive and provide better care for their patients. As medicine's largest network in the United States, there's an elevated level of responsibility in everything we do. We don't take that responsibility lightly and are committed to building diverse teams with an inclusive culture that can make a direct impact on the healthcare system. One of

Sr. Software Engineer

San Francisco, CA
2 weeks ago
The Lucasfilm Advanced Development Group (ADG) is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join our team. ADG develops tools and techniques for high-fidelity computer graphics and simulation. Our goal is to expand and enhance creative storytelling in the Star Wars universe through real-time rendering of film-quality imagery. Our work can also be seen powering many of the ILMxLAB immersive experiences. As a Sr Software Engineer within ADG you

Senior Software Engineer, Data

San Francisco, CA
2 weeks ago
Doximity is transforming the healthcare industry. Join our mission to help every physician be more productive and provide better care for their patients. As medicine's largest network in the United States, there's an elevated level of responsibility in everything we do. We don't take that responsibility lightly and are committed to building diverse teams with an inclusive culture that can make a direct impact on the healthcare system. One of

Software Engineer, Android (Kotlin)

San Francisco, CA
12 hours ago
Doximity is transforming the healthcare industry. Join our mission to help every physician be more productive and provide better care for their patients. As medicine's largest network in the United States, there's an elevated level of responsibility in everything we do. We don't take that responsibility lightly and are committed to building diverse teams with an inclusive culture that can make a direct impact on the healthcare system. One of

Software Engineer Salary ranges

The most common Software Engineer salary in San Francisco, CA is between $170k - $180k.

Average Software Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Software Engineer make the most at companies with 11-50 employees, earning $167,500 on average.

Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Software Engineer salary for women is $154,254 and the average Software Engineer salary for men is $174,202.

Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $189,620. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $121,875.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in San Francisco, CA

Job TitleAverage SalarySalary Range
Implementation Specialist$87,524
Min: $70K
Max: $165K
Junior Software Engineer$110,524
Min: $75K
Max: $155K
QA Analyst$111,057
Min: $96K
Max: $166K
Automation Engineer$119,813
Min: $105K
Max: $150K
Android Developer$121,645
Min: $92K
Max: $178K
Salesforce Developer$124,177
Min: $100K
Max: $221K
Software Test Engineer$130,143
Min: $90K
Max: $175K
QA Engineer$132,778
Min: $100K
Max: $175K
Front End Developer$141,617
Min: $105K
Max: $260K
iOS Developer$144,405
Min: $108K
Max: $200K
Systems Engineer$147,000
Min: $120K
Max: $185K
Sales Engineer$152,328
Min: $96K
Max: $275K
Data Engineer$155,279
Min: $105K
Max: $270K
Hardware Engineer$156,300
Min: $100K
Max: $220K
Game Developer$156,500
Min: $140K
Max: $200K
QA Manager$156,829
Min: $142K
Max: $260K
Security Engineer$161,924
Min: $125K
Max: $280K
Data Architect$167,410
Min: $145K
Max: $225K
Software Engineer$169,089
Min: $80K
Max: $325K
Database Administrator$172,667
Min: $151K
Max: $192K
Site Reliability Engineer$174,413
Min: $131K
Max: $215K
DevOps Engineer$177,271
Min: $120K
Max: $325K
Machine Learning Engineer$180,611
Min: $120K
Max: $250K
Data Engineering Manager$186,182
Min: $120K
Max: $230K
Senior Software Engineer$192,621
Min: $130K
Max: $366K
Lead Software Engineer$198,765
Min: $154K
Max: $320K
Senior Data Engineer$211,092
Min: $145K
Max: $254K
Principal Software Engineer$211,380
Min: $150K
Max: $325K
Engineering Manager$212,236
Min: $150K
Max: $380K
Director of Software Engineering$216,936
Min: $170K
Max: $285K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer)$239,020
Min: $150K
Max: $390K
Vice President of Engineering$289,718
Min: $216K
Max: $380K

Skills that affect Software Engineer salaries in San Francisco, CA

1
Java
7% have this skill
2
Javascript
6% have this skill
3
.NET
3% have this skill
4
Python
2% have this skill
5
C#
1% have this skill
6
SQL
1% have this skill

Recent Software Engineer salaries in San Francisco, CA

$170,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $170,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
11-50 Employees
San Francisco, CA
$202,400
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer, Machine Learning reported a yearly salary of $202,400
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
501-1,000 Employees
San Francisco, CA
$275,000
Yearly Salary
A Member of Technical Staff reported a yearly salary of $275,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
San Francisco, CA
$280,000
Yearly Salary
A Member of Technical Staff reported a yearly salary of $280,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
San Francisco, CA
$200,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $200,000
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
1,000+ Employees
San Francisco, CA
$168,900
Yearly Salary
A Senior Engineer reported a yearly salary of $168,900 with +$16,890 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
San Francisco, CA
$155,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $155,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
San Francisco, CA
$210,217
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $210,217
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
San Francisco, CA
$135,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $135,000
< 1 Year of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
San Francisco, CA
$170,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $170,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
San Francisco, CA
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