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

Updated 19 Jan 2022
US$1L /yr
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36,261 salaries

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US$1L

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US$2L

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Additional Cash Compensation
AverageUS$23,379RangeUS$4,396 - US$1,24,323
The average salary for Software Engineer is US$1,35,464 per year in the San Francisco, CA, United States Area. The average additional cash compensation for a Software Engineer in the San Francisco, CA, United States Area is US$23,379, with a range from US$4,396 - US$1,24,323. Salaries estimates are based on 36261 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Software Engineer employees in the San Francisco, CA, United States Area.

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Software EngineerUS$1L /yr
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Senior Software EngineerUS$2L /yr
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Entry Level Software Engineer

US$1,00,286

per year

Principal Software Engineer

US$1,74,582

per year

Software Development Engineer

US$1,38,734

per year

Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET)

US$1,18,299

per year

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Meta
4.3

Meta

Software Engineer

US$1,63,361

 /yr
Range: US$66T - US$3L
6,778 salaries
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US$66T

US$3L

US$65,508 - US$3,38,857 Range

Google
4.5

Google

Software Engineer

US$1,50,000

 /yr
Range: US$11T - US$5L

US$11T

US$5L

US$10,834 - US$4,69,952 Range

Uber
4

Uber

Software Engineer

US$1,33,779

 /yr
Range: US$78T - US$2L

US$78T

US$2L

US$78,285 - US$2,33,183 Range

Cisco Systems
4.3

Cisco Systems

Software Engineer

US$1,51,541

 /yr
Range: US$85T - US$3L

US$85T

US$3L

US$85,393 - US$2,50,421 Range

Salesforce
4.4

Salesforce

Software Engineer

US$1,29,773

 /yr
Range: US$84T - US$3L

US$84T

US$3L

US$83,617 - US$2,91,327 Range

Pinterest
4.3

Pinterest

Software Engineer

US$1,51,935

 /yr
Range: US$99T - US$2L

US$99T

US$2L

US$98,813 - US$2,40,960 Range

Yelp

Yelp

Software Engineer

US$1,41,820

 /yr
Range: US$1L - US$2L

US$1L

US$2L

US$1,00,224 - US$2,43,828 Range

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Airbnb
4.4

Airbnb

Software Engineer

US$1,89,425

 /yr
Range: US$72T - US$3L

US$72T

US$3L

US$71,875 - US$2,84,553 Range

Uatc

Software Engineer

US$1,56,919

 /yr
Range: US$1L - US$2L

US$1L

US$2L

US$1,28,676 - US$1,84,065 Range

Twitter
4.2

Twitter

Software Engineer

US$1,42,618

 /yr
Range: US$94T - US$3L

US$94T

US$3L

US$93,842 - US$3,04,059 Range

Splunk
4.1

Splunk

Software Engineer

US$1,46,091

 /yr
Range: US$1L - US$2L

US$1L

US$2L

US$1,09,082 - US$2,28,040 Range

Snowflake
4.4

Snowflake

Software Engineer

US$1,48,984

 /yr
Range: US$1L - US$2L

US$1L

US$2L

US$1,01,060 - US$2,04,471 Range

Block
4.2

Block

Software Engineer

US$1,64,930

 /yr
Range: US$1L - US$5L

US$1L

US$5L

US$1,03,351 - US$4,51,934 Range

Dropbox
4.3

Dropbox

Software Engineer

US$1,61,783

 /yr
Range: US$80T - US$3L

US$80T

US$3L

US$80,083 - US$2,87,592 Range

Meta
4.3

Meta

Software Engineer - Monthly Intern

US$8,867

 /mo
Range: US$2T - US$13T

US$2T

US$13T

US$1,702 - US$13,135 Range

Lyft
3.9

Lyft

Software Engineer

US$1,85,505

 /yr
Range: US$1L - US$3L

US$1L

US$3L

US$1,10,639 - US$3,11,894 Range

DoorDash
3.9

DoorDash

Software Engineer

US$1,75,882

 /yr
Range: US$1L - US$3L

US$1L

US$3L

US$1,24,432 - US$2,73,021 Range

Oracle
3.8

Oracle

Software Engineer

US$1,30,855

 /yr
Range: US$27T - US$2L

US$27T

US$2L

US$27,366 - US$2,27,217 Range

Informatica
4.3

Informatica

Software Engineer

US$1,33,486

 /yr
Range: US$97T - US$2L

US$97T

US$2L

US$97,021 - US$2,06,473 Range

LinkedIn
4.4

LinkedIn

Software Engineer

US$1,52,603

 /yr
Range: US$1L - US$3L

US$1L

US$3L

US$1,00,985 - US$2,78,692 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Software Engineer salaries

The average salary for a Software Engineer is US$1,35,464 per year in San Francisco, CA, United States Area. Salaries estimates are based on 36261 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Software Engineer employees in San Francisco, CA, United States Area.

The highest salary for a Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA, United States Area is US$1,83,785 per year.

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