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Updated Dec 13, 2021

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

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$132,060 / yrTotal Pay
$116,989 / yrBase Pay
$15,071 / yrAdditional Pay

$132,060

 / yr
$84K$262K
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The estimated total pay for a Software Engineer is $132,060 per year in the San Francisco, CA Area area, with an average salary of $116,989 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 $15,071 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 Software Engineer?

Some related job titles are Entry Level Software Engineer Salaries with median pay of $121,985, Principal Software Engineer Salaries with median pay of $179,336, Software Development Engineer Salaries with median pay of $128,168, Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) Salaries with median pay of $124,506.

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Meta
4.3

Meta

Software Engineer

$167,010

 /yr
Range: $83K - $475K

$83K

$475K

$82,550 - $474,500 Range

Google
4.5

Google

Software Engineer

$151,552

 /yr
Range: $11K - $429K

$11K

$429K

$11,106 - $429,378 Range

Uber
4.0

Uber

Software Engineer

$133,023

 /yr
Range: $80K - $291K

$80K

$291K

$80,246 - $291,064 Range

Cisco Systems
4.3

Cisco Systems

Software Engineer

$155,335

 /yr
Range: $58K - $256K

$58K

$256K

$58,264 - $256,265 Range

Salesforce
4.5

Salesforce

Software Engineer

$133,023

 /yr
Range: $103K - $302K

$103K

$302K

$102,773 - $302,125 Range

Pinterest
4.2

Pinterest

Software Engineer

$160,848

 /yr
Range: $101K - $312K

$101K

$312K

$100,739 - $312,021 Range

Yelp
3.5

Yelp

Software Engineer

$145,758

 /yr
Range: $103K - $247K

$103K

$247K

$102,734 - $246,897 Range

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Airbnb
4.3

Airbnb

Software Engineer

$196,996

 /yr
Range: $74K - $292K

$74K

$292K

$73,675 - $291,678 Range

Uatc

Software Engineer

$133,023

 /yr
Range: $105K - $189K

$105K

$189K

$105,196 - $188,674 Range

Twitter
4.2

Twitter

Software Engineer

$144,423

 /yr
Range: $96K - $333K

$96K

$333K

$96,321 - $333,141 Range

Splunk
4.1

Splunk

Software Engineer

$149,749

 /yr
Range: $112K - $234K

$112K

$234K

$111,813 - $233,750 Range

Snowflake
4.3

Snowflake

Software Engineer

$152,714

 /yr
Range: $104K - $210K

$104K

$210K

$103,651 - $209,591 Range

Block
4.2

Block

Software Engineer

$169,791

 /yr
Range: $106K - $464K

$106K

$464K

$105,939 - $463,951 Range

Dropbox
4.3

Dropbox

Software Engineer

$164,906

 /yr
Range: $82K - $295K

$82K

$295K

$82,088 - $294,793 Range

Meta
4.3

Meta

Software Engineer - Monthly Intern

$9,081

 /mo
Range: $2K - $13K

$2K

$13K

$1,745 - $13,464 Range

Lyft
4.0

Lyft

Software Engineer

$189,838

 /yr
Range: $113K - $320K

$113K

$320K

$113,409 - $319,704 Range

DoorDash
3.8

DoorDash

Software Engineer

$179,259

 /yr
Range: $124K - $280K

$124K

$280K

$123,660 - $279,857 Range

Oracle
3.9

Oracle

Software Engineer

$134,020

 /yr
Range: $15K - $312K

$15K

$312K

$15,324 - $312,180 Range

Informatica
4.2

Informatica

Software Engineer

$136,828

 /yr
Range: $99K - $212K

$99K

$212K

$99,450 - $211,592 Range

LinkedIn
4.5

LinkedIn

Software Engineer

$156,424

 /yr
Range: $15K - $305K

$15K

$305K

$15,128 - $305,312 Range

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$8,000

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8 days ago by a Software Engineering with less than one year of experience

$210,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$30,000/yr
Stock Bonus$170,000/yr

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

$75,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Software Engineer with less than one year of experience

$120,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

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$140,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$168,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$140,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$16,000/yr
Stock Bonus$16,000/yr

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

$75,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Stock Bonus$5,000/yr

8 days ago by a Software Engineer with less than one year of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Software Engineer salaries

The average salary for a Software Engineer is $135,464 per year in San Francisco, CA Area. Salaries estimates are based on 36261 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Software Engineer employees in San Francisco, CA Area.

The highest salary for a Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA Area is $183,785 per year.

The lowest salary for a Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA Area is $99,847 per year.

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