Updated Dec 13, 2021

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

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$153,269 / yrTotal Pay
$136,373 / yrBase Pay
$16,896 / yrAdditional Pay

$153,269

 / yr
$102K$282K
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The estimated total pay for a Senior Software Engineer is $153,269 per year in the San Francisco, CA Area area, with an average salary of $136,373 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $16,896 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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What are some related job titles for Senior Software Engineer?

Some related job titles are Lead Software Engineer Salaries with median pay of $168,184, Senior Software Developer Salaries with median pay of $145,528, Senior Software Development Engineer Salaries with median pay of $155,576, Software Engineer II Salaries with median pay of $137,458.

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Uber
4.0

Uber

Senior Software Engineer

$191,706

 /yr
Range: $135K - $327K

$135K

$327K

$135,074 - $326,606 Range

Informatica
4.3

Informatica

Senior Software Engineer

$159,688

 /yr
Range: $141K - $172K

$141K

$172K

$141,107 - $172,140 Range

Box
4.6

Box

Senior Software Engineer

$183,653

 /yr
Range: $107K - $375K

$107K

$375K

$107,241 - $374,651 Range

Salesforce
4.4

Salesforce

Senior Software Engineer

$179,414

 /yr
Range: $119K - $272K

$119K

$272K

$118,578 - $272,425 Range

Snowflake
4.3

Snowflake

Senior Software Engineer

$197,745

 /yr
Range: $134K - $225K

$134K

$225K

$133,541 - $225,323 Range

Twitter
4.2

Twitter

Senior Software Engineer

$190,401

 /yr
Range: $39K - $258K

$39K

$258K

$38,657 - $257,837 Range

Uatc

Senior Software Engineer

$163,329

 /yr
Range: $135K - $237K

$135K

$237K

$135,074 - $237,137 Range

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Google
4.5

Google

Senior Software Engineer

$202,479

 /yr
Range: $102K - $318K

$102K

$318K

$101,985 - $318,221 Range

Walmart
3.3

Walmart

Senior Software Engineer

$164,959

 /yr
Range: $137K - $198K

$137K

$198K

$137,096 - $198,425 Range

Oracle
3.9

Oracle

Senior Software Engineer

$149,167

 /yr
Range: $56K - $237K

$56K

$237K

$56,194 - $237,369 Range

Splunk
4.1

Splunk

Senior Software Engineer

$198,625

 /yr
Range: $146K - $261K

$146K

$261K

$146,191 - $260,554 Range

Meta
4.3

Meta

Senior Software Engineer

$209,361

 /yr
Range: $123K - $400K

$123K

$400K

$123,424 - $400,000 Range

Cruise
3.8

Cruise

Senior Software Engineer

$208,400

 /yr
Range: $159K - $258K

$159K

$258K

$158,932 - $258,284 Range

LinkedIn
4.5

LinkedIn

Senior Software Engineer

$195,730

 /yr
Range: $158K - $256K

$158K

$256K

$157,579 - $256,174 Range

Zynga
4.4

Zynga

Senior Software Engineer

$158,928

 /yr
Range: $15K - $204K

$15K

$204K

$15,317 - $203,574 Range

Autodesk
4.2

Autodesk

Senior Software Engineer

$156,020

 /yr
Range: $105K - $199K

$105K

$199K

$104,942 - $199,393 Range

Guidewire
4.5

Guidewire

Senior Software Engineer

$180,295

 /yr
Range: $122K - $224K

$122K

$224K

$121,982 - $224,108 Range

Nisum
4.0

Nisum

Senior Software Engineer

$137,149

 /yr
Range: $109K - $158K

$109K

$158K

$108,641 - $158,387 Range

Visa Inc.
4.0

Visa Inc.

Senior Software Engineer

$139,815

 /yr
Range: $117K - $209K

$117K

$209K

$116,816 - $208,540 Range

Tesla
3.7

Tesla

Senior Software Engineer

$157,139

 /yr
Range: $130K - $223K

$130K

$223K

$130,370 - $223,393 Range

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$260,000

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8 days ago by a Senior Software Engineer with 1 to 3 years of experience

$150,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Senior Software Engineer with 1 to 3 years of experience

$100,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Senior Software Engineer with 7 to 9 years of experience

$175,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$26,000/yr
Stock Bonus$50,000/yr

8 days ago by a Senior Software Engineer with 1 to 3 years of experience

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$200,000

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8 days ago by a Senior Software Engineer with 4 to 6 years of experience

$170,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Senior Software Engineer with 4 to 6 years of experience

$127,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$12,700/yr
Stock Bonus$25,000/yr

8 days ago by a Senior Software Engineer with 7 to 9 years of experience

$162,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Senior Software Engineer with 7 to 9 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Senior Software Engineer salaries

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer is $155,951 per year in San Francisco, CA Area. Salaries estimates are based on 13157 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Senior Software Engineer employees in San Francisco, CA Area.

The highest salary for a Senior Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA Area is $201,034 per year.

The lowest salary for a Senior Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA Area is $120,977 per year.

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