How much does a Engineer make in San Francisco, CA?

Updated Jul 26, 2021

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Experience

$107,685 /yr
Average Base Pay

1,607 salaries

$69K

Low

$108K

Average

$168K

High

Additional Cash Compensation
Average$8,968Range$1,574 - $51,104
The average salary for Engineer is $107,685 per year in San Francisco, CA Area. Salaries estimates are based on 1607 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Engineer employees in San Francisco, CA Area.

Seniority Levels

L2
Engineer$107,685 /yr
L3
Senior Engineer$131,038 /yr
L4
Engineer Leader$215,516 /yr
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Genentech
4.2

Genentech

Engineer

$110,340

 /yr
Range: $92K - $163K
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$92K

$163K

$91,977 - $162,641 Range

Amatel
2.7

Amatel

Engineer

$88,197

 /yr
Range: $76K - $90K

$76K

$90K

$75,758 - $90,209 Range

Dolby
4.2

Dolby

Engineer

$124,842

 /yr
Range: $99K - $125K

$99K

$125K

$98,926 - $124,842 Range

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
4.6

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Engineer

$126,680

 /yr
Range: $66K - $240K

$66K

$240K

$65,669 - $240,217 Range

Facebook
4.3

Facebook

Engineer

$163,308

 /yr
Range: $51K - $278K

$51K

$278K

$50,825 - $278,094 Range

Tesla
3.8

Tesla

Engineer

$94,447

 /yr
Range: $63K - $147K

$63K

$147K

$62,632 - $146,896 Range

Gas Transmission System
3.7

Gas Transmission System

Engineer - Hourly

$40

 /hr
Range: $33 - $55

$33

$55

$33 - $55 Range

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Wipro
3.4

Wipro

Engineer

$95,138

 /yr
Range: $91K - $122K

$91K

$122K

$91,152 - $121,702 Range

Salesforce
4.4

Salesforce

Engineer

$150,000

 /yr
Range: $123K - $210K

$123K

$210K

$122,845 - $210,027 Range

Google
4.5

Google

Engineer

$131,597

 /yr
Range: $43K - $300K

$43K

$300K

$42,740 - $300,000 Range

Infosys
3.4

Infosys

Engineer - Hourly

$67

 /hr
Range: $66 - $67

$66

$67

$66 - $67 Range

Pacific Gas and Electric
3.9

Pacific Gas and Electric

Engineer

$112,192

 /yr
Range: $91K - $223K

$91K

$223K

$91,223 - $223,426 Range

GitHub
4.1

GitHub

Engineer

$173,206

 /yr
Range: $123K - $217K

$123K

$217K

$123,084 - $216,614 Range

Emulex
3.3

Emulex

Engineer

$105,863

 /yr
Range: $99K - $112K

$99K

$112K

$98,553 - $111,972 Range

Clark Construction Group
3.9

Clark Construction Group

Engineer

$77,802

 /yr
Range: $73K - $87K

$73K

$87K

$72,644 - $86,687 Range

Thornton Tomasetti
3.7

Thornton Tomasetti

Engineer

$75,443

 /yr
Range: $69K - $77K

$69K

$77K

$68,581 - $77,292 Range

Chevron
4.1

Chevron

Engineer

$150,524

 /yr
Range: $110K - $233K

$110K

$233K

$110,176 - $232,580 Range

Intertek
3

Intertek

Engineer

$83,837

 /yr
Range: $76K - $93K

$76K

$93K

$76,334 - $93,197 Range

Turner Construction
4.2

Turner Construction

Engineer

$90,316

 /yr
Range: $9K - $130K

$9K

$130K

$8,690 - $130,465 Range

Seagate Technology
3.8

Seagate Technology

Engineer

$99,233

 /yr
Range: $89K - $170K

$89K

$170K

$88,884 - $170,372 Range

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Frequently asked questions about an Engineer salaries

The average salary for an Engineer is $107,685 per year in San Francisco, CA Area. Salaries estimates are based on 1607 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Engineer employees in San Francisco, CA Area.

The highest salary for an Engineer in San Francisco, CA Area is $167,690 per year.

The lowest salary for an Engineer in San Francisco, CA Area is $69,152 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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$95,000
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An Emulation Engineer reported making $95,000 per year
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1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$87,000
per year
An Engineer reported making $87,000 per year
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5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$20
hourly
An Engineering reported making $20 per hour
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1-2 years experience
Intern
 
501 to 1000 employees
Government
$116,000
per year
An Engineer reported making $116,000 per year
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1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Government
$60,000
per year
An Engineer reported making $60,000 per year
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1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$3,000
monthly
A Softwaree Engineer reported making $3,000 per month
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1-2 years experience
Contract
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$70,000
per year
An Engineer reported making $70,000 per year
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1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private