Software Engineer salary in San Francisco

Average Base Salary in San Francisco

$167,395
$31,012
Additional Cash Compensation
$198,407
Total Compensation
Median: 162,000
Min: $80K
Max: $300K

How Much Does a Software Engineer Make in San Francisco?

The average salary for a Software Engineer in San Francisco is $167,395. The average additional cash compensation for a Software Engineer in San Francisco is $31,012. The average total compensation for a Software Engineer in San Francisco is $198,407. Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Software Engineer employees in San Francisco.

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Software Engineer jobs in San Francisco

Sr Software Engineer

San Francisco
1 day ago
About the RoleCatalogs are the backbone of the UberEats platform. As the Catalog Experience Team, our mission is to empower any merchant to grow their business and extend their reach by providing applications and solutions to create and maintain a complete, accurate and optimized representation of their catalog and inventory to drive the success of our $50B business. The Catalog Experience team serves over a million merchants across the globe and

Staff Software Engineer - Delivery

San Francisco
2 days ago
About the role:Collaborates with stakeholders within the team to build and maintain backend services and solutions to support user-facing products, downstream services, or infrastructure tools and platforms used across Uber.About the Team:Founded in August 2014, Uber Eats has become the largest food delivery app globally, and is the fastest growing food delivery platform in the world. We have doubled our gross bookings in just over the last year

Senior Software Engineer

San Francisco
1 week ago
The security organization at Uber is dedicated to enabling safe and secure innovation while protecting the communities we serve both online and in the physical world. Our teams are responsible for protecting both people and their data across intersections of the digital and physical world. The primary objective for Uber Engineering Security team is to enable the technical ambitions of the company while maintaining the highest standards of

Sr. Software Engineer - Delivery

San Francisco
1 week ago
About the role:Collaborates with stakeholders within the team to build and maintain backend services and solutions to support user-facing products, downstream services, or infrastructure tools and platforms used across Uber.About the Team:Founded in August 2014, Uber Eats has become the largest food delivery app globally, and is the fastest growing food delivery platform in the world. We have doubled our gross bookings in just over the last year

Sr. Software Engineer - Delivery

San Francisco
1 week ago
About the role:Collaborates with stakeholders within the team to build and maintain backend services and solutions to support user-facing products, downstream services, or infrastructure tools and platforms used across Uber.About the Team:Founded in August 2014, Uber Eats has become the largest food delivery app globally, and is the fastest growing food delivery platform in the world. We have doubled our gross bookings in just over the last year

Staff Software Engineer, TLM Observability

San Francisco
11 hours ago
About the roleAt Uber, we provide centralized, reliable, and interactive observability solutions to support the overall reliability of Uber engineering. Reliability Data Platform is part of the observability organization, and is responsible for building reliability metrics governance infrastructure that offers metrics onboarding, calculating and rolling up through self-help experience. The team develops both short term and long term insights from

Software Engineer (iOS) - Uber Eats

San Francisco
2 days ago
About the role:Partners with stakeholders and leads team efforts to design, develop, and maintain complex user interfaces and features for mobile applications (iOS).About the Team:Founded in August 2014, Uber Eats has become the largest food delivery app globally, and is the fastest growing food delivery platform in the world. We have doubled our gross bookings in just over the last year!Our team's work at Uber Eats directly impacts and continues

Staff Software Engineer - Ads Optimization

San Francisco
2 days ago
---- What the Candidate Will Do ----Scale and optimize ads serving to unlock value for consumers, merchants and Uber.---- Basic Qualifications ---- Technical strength with 7+ years of experience developing and shipping code for production systems 5 years of experience in ads optimization, in one or more areas of relevance, budget pacing and bidding. Demonstrated examples of project leadership roles, delivering production-level features from

Sr. Software Engineer - Storage Platform

San Francisco
2 days ago
About the RoleWe are looking for talented engineers to join the Distributed Caching team which is part of the Storage Platform organization. We as Storage Platform provide standardized, integrated and fully managed database, object storage and cache infrastructure which powers the majority of critical services of Uber worldwide. We develop infrastructure which helps run Uber's large scale deployments in an automated fashion and dynamically scale

Software Engineer (iOS) - Uber Eats

San Francisco
1 week ago
About the role:Partners with stakeholders and leads team efforts to design, develop, and maintain complex user interfaces and features for mobile applications (iOS).About the Team:Founded in August 2014, Uber Eats has become the largest food delivery app globally, and is the fastest growing food delivery platform in the world. We have doubled our gross bookings in just over the last year!Our team's work at Uber Eats directly impacts and continues

Senior Staff Software Engineer - Order Platform & Fulfillment

San Francisco
1 day ago
Grocery IC Sr. Staff Software Engineer: BackendAbout the Role:You will be joining the UberEats Order Platform Team. This team supports mainly 3 tracks - Keeping standards for existing platforms to run the business, supporting core products that need changes at the platform level, and writing the Next-Gen order platform that could spawn new delivery verticals quickly, is maintainable, and scalable.About the Team:The Order platform Team owns and

2023 PhD Software Engineer Internship - Infrastructure

San Francisco
1 day ago
We're looking for PhD candidates to intern during summer 2023 (12 weeks). You will be embedded in an engineering team and work closely with other specialists, software developers, and product managers. As a PhD intern, you will work on an exciting yet bold problem in depth and independently, under the supervision of an experienced engineer on that team.About the RoleAt Uber, we work on many ambitious engineering products covering a number of

Software Engineer Salary ranges

The most common Software Engineer salary in San Francisco is between $170k - $180k.

Average Software Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Software Engineer make the most at companies with 1-10 employees, earning $174,000 on average.

Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Software Engineer salary for women is $148,736 and the average Software Engineer salary for men is $166,701.

Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $190,908. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $125,365.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in San Francisco

Job TitleAverage SalarySalary Range
Junior Software Engineer$106,625
Min: $75K
Max: $150K
QA Analyst$110,456
Min: $80K
Max: $166K
Automation Engineer$119,818
Min: $105K
Max: $150K
Android Developer$122,367
Min: $92K
Max: $178K
Salesforce Developer$122,669
Min: $100K
Max: $221K
QA Engineer$127,105
Min: $74K
Max: $180K
Software Test Engineer$128,676
Min: $85K
Max: $155K
Front End Developer$136,189
Min: $90K
Max: $221K
Hardware Engineer$137,544
Min: $100K
Max: $190K
iOS Developer$144,067
Min: $108K
Max: $185K
Sales Engineer$147,123
Min: $80K
Max: $250K
Data Engineer$151,632
Min: $105K
Max: $235K
Game Developer$156,500
Min: $140K
Max: $200K
QA Manager$157,435
Min: $142K
Max: $255K
Security Engineer$161,149
Min: $125K
Max: $230K
Data Architect$166,196
Min: $146K
Max: $225K
Software Engineer$167,395
Min: $80K
Max: $300K
Systems Engineer$168,136
Min: $120K
Max: $300K
Database Administrator$170,500
Min: $151K
Max: $192K
Machine Learning Engineer$171,718
Min: $130K
Max: $210K
DevOps Engineer$179,019
Min: $130K
Max: $325K
Lead Software Engineer$187,824
Min: $100K
Max: $265K
Site Reliability Engineer$189,921
Min: $131K
Max: $275K
Senior Software Engineer$190,806
Min: $130K
Max: $300K
Principal Software Engineer$203,500
Min: $150K
Max: $250K
Data Engineering Manager$210,909
Min: $150K
Max: $260K
Engineering Manager$211,733
Min: $145K
Max: $300K
Director of Software Engineering$226,319
Min: $165K
Max: $325K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer)$232,020
Min: $150K
Max: $292K
Vice President of Engineering$283,159
Min: $216K
Max: $380K

Skills that affect Software Engineer salaries in San Francisco

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Javascript
15% have this skill
2
Python
12% have this skill
3
Java
9% have this skill
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Front-end
9% have this skill
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SQL
9% have this skill
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Node.js
7% have this skill

Recent Software Engineer salaries in San Francisco

$160,000
Yearly Salary
A L3 reported a yearly salary of $160,000 with +$100,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
San Francisco
$160,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer L3 reported a yearly salary of $160,000 with +$100,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
San Francisco
$195,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $195,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
San Francisco
$185,000
Yearly Salary
A L3 Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $185,000 with +$61,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
San Francisco
$145,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $145,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
San Francisco
$142,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer II reported a yearly salary of $142,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Other
51-200 Employees
San Francisco
$142,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer II reported a yearly salary of $142,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Other
51-200 Employees
San Francisco
$160,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $160,000 with +$28,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
San Francisco
$155,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $155,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
San Francisco
$150,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $150,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
San Francisco
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