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

Updated Jun 15, 2021

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$152,843 /yr
Average Base Pay

12,716 salaries

$119K

Low

$153K

Average

$197K

High

Additional Cash Compensation
Average$27,360Range$5,268 - $142,106
The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer is $152,843 in San Francisco, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 12,716 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Software Engineer employees in San Francisco, CA.

Seniority Levels

L3
Senior Software Engineer$152,843 /yr
L4
Software Engineer IV$141,207 /yr
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Uber
4

Uber

Senior Software Engineer

$151,265

 /yr
Range: $125K - $288K
1,087 salaries
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$125K

$288K

$125,097 - $287,835 Range

Salesforce
4.4

Salesforce

Senior Software Engineer

$166,161

 /yr
Range: $96K - $253K

$96K

$253K

$96,124 - $252,870 Range

Twitter
4.2

Twitter

Senior Software Engineer

$175,237

 /yr
Range: $30K - $235K

$30K

$235K

$30,482 - $234,541 Range

Uatc

Senior Software Engineer

$151,265

 /yr
Range: $125K - $220K

$125K

$220K

$125,097 - $219,621 Range

Splunk
4.2

Splunk

Senior Software Engineer

$181,397

 /yr
Range: $132K - $241K

$132K

$241K

$132,393 - $241,308 Range

Zynga
4.4

Zynga

Senior Software Engineer

$149,908

 /yr
Range: $14K - $189K

$14K

$189K

$14,185 - $189,196 Range

Google
4.5

Google

Senior Software Engineer

$188,275

 /yr
Range: $94K - $275K

$94K

$275K

$94,452 - $274,794 Range

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Cruise
3.5

Cruise

Senior Software Engineer

$194,466

 /yr
Range: $147K - $239K

$147K

$239K

$147,193 - $239,205 Range

LinkedIn
4.4

LinkedIn

Senior Software Engineer

$181,066

 /yr
Range: $146K - $204K

$146K

$204K

$145,940 - $203,800 Range

Nisum
3.9

Nisum

Senior Software Engineer

$127,568

 /yr
Range: $92K - $147K

$92K

$147K

$91,552 - $147,160 Range

Autodesk
4.2

Autodesk

Senior Software Engineer

$145,184

 /yr
Range: $101K - $182K

$101K

$182K

$100,542 - $181,577 Range

Zendesk
4.4

Zendesk

Senior Software Engineer

$125,097

 /yr
Range: $125K - $202K

$125K

$202K

$125,097 - $201,573 Range

Twilio
4.4

Twilio

Senior Software Engineer

$180,617

 /yr
Range: $135K - $215K

$135K

$215K

$135,229 - $215,282 Range

Airbnb
4.2

Airbnb

Senior Software Engineer

$217,659

 /yr
Range: $171K - $260K

$171K

$260K

$171,462 - $259,610 Range

AppDynamics
4.2

AppDynamics

Senior Software Engineer

$149,841

 /yr
Range: $127K - $191K

$127K

$191K

$126,839 - $191,129 Range

NortonLifeLock
3.7

NortonLifeLock

Senior Software Engineer

$135,925

 /yr
Range: $119K - $160K

$119K

$160K

$118,505 - $159,622 Range

Hotwire
3.5

Hotwire

Senior Software Engineer

$140,343

 /yr
Range: $127K - $216K

$127K

$216K

$126,816 - $216,073 Range

Rally Health
3.7

Rally Health

Senior Software Engineer

$155,510

 /yr
Range: $125K - $192K

$125K

$192K

$125,097 - $192,435 Range

Macy's
3.4

Macy's

Senior Software Engineer

$147,506

 /yr
Range: $127K - $158K

$127K

$158K

$126,729 - $158,464 Range

LendingClub
3.7

LendingClub

Senior Software Engineer

$165,420

 /yr
Range: $128K - $184K

$128K

$184K

$127,568 - $184,382 Range

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Recent Salary Reports

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$150,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer reported making $150,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$130,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer reported making $130,000 per year
Additional Pay
$27k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$145,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer reported making $145,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$200,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer reported making $200,000 per year
Additional Pay
$20k cash bonus
$200k stock bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$240,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer reported making $240,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$177,552
per year
A Sr. Software Engineer reported making $177,552 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$180,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer reported making $180,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$177,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer reported making $177,000 per year
Additional Pay
$17k cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$200,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer reported making $200,000 per year
Additional Pay
$30k cash bonus
$70k stock bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$90,000
per year
A Senior Software Enfgineer reported making $90,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
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