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

Updated Jun 22, 2021

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$152,858 /yr
Average Base Pay

12,740 salaries

$119K

Low

$153K

Average

$197K

High

Additional Cash Compensation
Average$27,375Range$5,271 - $142,183
The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer is $152,858 in San Francisco, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 12,740 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Software Engineer employees in San Francisco, CA.

Seniority Levels

L3
Senior Software Engineer$152,858 /yr
L4
Software Engineer IV$141,207 /yr
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Uber
4

Uber

Senior Software Engineer

$170,531

 /yr
Range: $125K - $288K
1,090 salaries
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$125K

$288K

$125,097 - $287,835 Range

Informatica
4.3

Informatica

Senior Software Engineer

$147,123

 /yr
Range: $131K - $159K

$131K

$159K

$130,684 - $159,425 Range

Snowflake
4.2

Snowflake

Senior Software Engineer

$183,139

 /yr
Range: $124K - $199K

$124K

$199K

$123,677 - $199,058 Range

Box
4.4

Box

Senior Software Engineer

$170,087

 /yr
Range: $99K - $291K

$99K

$291K

$99,320 - $290,800 Range

Salesforce
4.4

Salesforce

Senior Software Engineer

$166,161

 /yr
Range: $96K - $253K

$96K

$253K

$96,213 - $252,789 Range

Twitter
4.2

Twitter

Senior Software Engineer

$175,669

 /yr
Range: $32K - $239K

$32K

$239K

$31,708 - $239,063 Range

Uatc

Senior Software Engineer

$151,265

 /yr
Range: $125K - $220K

$125K

$220K

$125,097 - $219,621 Range

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Splunk
4.1

Splunk

Senior Software Engineer

$181,397

 /yr
Range: $132K - $241K

$132K

$241K

$132,393 - $241,308 Range

Oracle
3.7

Oracle

Senior Software Engineer

$137,660

 /yr
Range: $52K - $211K

$52K

$211K

$52,043 - $211,196 Range

Google
4.5

Google

Senior Software Engineer

$188,124

 /yr
Range: $94K - $275K

$94K

$275K

$94,452 - $274,794 Range

Zynga
4.4

Zynga

Senior Software Engineer

$149,908

 /yr
Range: $14K - $189K

$14K

$189K

$14,185 - $189,196 Range

LinkedIn
4.4

LinkedIn

Senior Software Engineer

$183,143

 /yr
Range: $145K - $204K

$145K

$204K

$145,032 - $203,800 Range

Cruise
3.6

Cruise

Senior Software Engineer

$194,466

 /yr
Range: $147K - $239K

$147K

$239K

$147,193 - $239,205 Range

Guidewire
4.4

Guidewire

Senior Software Engineer

$166,978

 /yr
Range: $113K - $208K

$113K

$208K

$112,971 - $207,554 Range

Autodesk
4.2

Autodesk

Senior Software Engineer

$146,145

 /yr
Range: $97K - $183K

$97K

$183K

$97,190 - $183,094 Range

Nisum
3.9

Nisum

Senior Software Engineer

$127,528

 /yr
Range: $92K - $147K

$92K

$147K

$91,552 - $147,160 Range

Walmart eCommerce
3.4

Walmart eCommerce

Senior Software Engineer

$145,321

 /yr
Range: $121K - $173K

$121K

$173K

$121,364 - $172,861 Range

Facebook
4.3

Facebook

Senior Software Engineer

$193,740

 /yr
Range: $151K - $252K

$151K

$252K

$150,528 - $252,038 Range

Visa Inc.
4.1

Visa Inc.

Senior Software Engineer

$131,541

 /yr
Range: $120K - $193K

$120K

$193K

$120,384 - $193,136 Range

Walmart
3.3

Walmart

Senior Software Engineer

$155,348

 /yr
Range: $127K - $179K

$127K

$179K

$126,969 - $179,114 Range

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Recent Salary Reports

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$165,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer reported making $165,000 per year
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5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$85
hourly
A Senior Software Engineer reported making $85 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$149,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer reported making $149,000 per year
Additional Pay
$5k cash bonus
$10k stock bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$180,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer reported making $180,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$180,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer reported making $180,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$155,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer reported making $155,000 per year
Additional Pay
$5k cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$165,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer reported making $165,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$145,000
per year
A Senior Software Engineer reported making $145,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$136,000
per year
A Sr. Software Engineer reported making $136,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
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