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Software Engineer salary in San Francisco

Average Base Salary in San Francisco

$172,171
$6,733
Additional Cash Compensation
$178,904
Total Compensation
Median: $172K
Min: $150K
Max: $204K

How Much Does a Software Engineer Make in San Francisco?

The average salary for a Software Engineer in San Francisco is $172,171. The average additional cash compensation for a Software Engineer in San Francisco is $6,733. The average total compensation for a Software Engineer in San Francisco is $178,904. Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In San Francisco from anonymous Software Engineer employees in San Francisco.

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Software Engineer jobs in San Francisco

Software Engineer

San Francisco
18 hours ago
We are seeking Software Engineers to help us build proprietary software that will disrupt the way electronics are manufactured. We are working to revolutionize the electronics manufacturing industry by enabling companies to achieve their goals quicker and more efficiently, by providing prototypes in days, as opposed to weeks, or even months.

Software Engineer

San Francisco
1 day ago
At Nylas, our mission is to empower the world to communicate with context and insight. Our hosted sync platform and APIs enable developers to quickly integrate their apps with email, contacts, and calendar across all providers(including Exchange).   We are changing the way companies and developers innovate with e-mail and messaging. Customers like Pipedrive, Hyundai, and Lever use our cloud messaging APIs to power their products and accelerate

Senior Software Engineer, Engine Spotlight

San Francisco
5 days ago
+33
As a Senior Engine Programmer on the Spotlight Team, you will work closely with top game developers to really push the boundaries of what is possible in Unity. You will implement new Unity features, or optimize current features in conjunction with our partners. You will work with many different teams so you should enjoy meeting new people, and be prepared to travel. This is a great opportunity to contribute to high-quality projects without being tied to the 2-3 year development cycles that typically involves.

Software Engineering Manager

San Francisco
18 hours ago
We’re looking for a Software Engineering Manager to join our engineering team. You will lead and manage a team of 3+ engineers. You’ll work your product managers, designers, our senior factory staff, and your engineers to spec and build out projects while balancing operational needs with future focused work. Our team is small, which means every team member is given a lot of responsibility and flexibility, so you'll be a huge part of enabling that!

Senior Software Engineer

San Francisco
18 hours ago
We’re looking for a Full Stack Software Engineer to join our engineering team. Our team is small, which means every team member is given a lot of responsibility and flexibility. You’ll work with Engineering Managers, VPs, factory technicians, and other engineers to spec out projects. But in the end, design and execution is up to you. Providing electrical engineers with the physical equivalent of a fast and correct compiler is extremely difficult, but the payoff is enormous. If we succeed, we will accelerate the development of dozens of critical industries. Instead of having hardware engineers sit on their hands for weeks waiting for prototypes, our platform enables rapid self-service that delivers a prototype in days.

Software Engineer - Recommendations

San Francisco
1 day ago
+29
Udemy is looking for a Software Engineer to join our Recommendations Team. Udemy’s personalized recommendations system is composed of batch (e.g. feature and machine learning pipelines), streaming (e.g. feature computation in real-time), and online (e.g. microservices to serve personalized recommendations) components. The team is responsible for all these components, as well as the underlying algorithms and evaluation methodologies.  In this role

Software Engineer - Build

San Francisco
1 day ago
+29
About the Role: Our Build Engineering team has a wide range of responsibilities, from managing CI/CD infrastructure and environments to focusing heavily on engineer’s user experience. We focus on empowering the engineering org to efficiently build, test, and validate their code before releasing to production. We do this through providing consistent development environments, self-service build and test pipelines, and user experience driven

Senior Software Engineer, Marketplace

San Francisco
1 day ago
+29
ABOUT THE ROLE: Do you love what you do? Are you passionate about programming? If you love challenges and strive for excellence, come build the future of learning with us! We are a small, collaborative, fun group of engineers looking for someone like you to become part of our team. Our user facing projects are diverse, interesting, and innovative. Our work is impactful; we help people improve their lives through learning. We leverage the latest

Senior Software Engineer, Platforms

San Francisco
1 day ago
+29
ABOUT THE ROLE: Udemy Platform is looking for new teammates to join our team. As a Platform and Services Engineer at Udemy, you will be responsible for a variety of software development projects, including developing APIs and micro-services infrastructure for our apps, and finding innovative ways to handle our scalability challenges. You will build and integrate scalable backend systems, platforms, and tools which will help us achieve our mission

Software Engineer, Product

San Francisco
1 day ago
Develop, release and run large-scale web applications. Develop and define the backend architecture and tech stack for a product area. Improve performance, reliability, scalability and security for our backend systems. Be involved in transitioning our monolithic codebase to a microservice-based architecture. Completely disrupt logistics by tackling bleeding-edge, technical problems.

Software Engineer, Search & Personalization

San Francisco
1 day ago
Iterate and improve our recommendation, personalization, query understanding and ranking algorithms which have applications in several product areas like search, autocomplete and email/push communications. Implement and deploy machine learning models to production systems. Develop technologies to solve complex data problems, such as web and mobile scale data integration and data generation pipelines to collect, clean and aggregate data to address complex data problems and integrate them with production systems. Improve search relevance using text matching algorithms and NLP techniques. Work collaboratively in a fast-paced startup environment. Build highly performant APIs that are horizontally scalable. Collaborate with other engineers, data scientists, and teammates across the product and business organizations. Design and deploy high-performance RESTful web services.

Software Engineer, Front-End

San Francisco
1 day ago
Become a product owner for one of our client facing applications. Write robust, highly tested, well-crafted code that you can be proud of. Fight for the best customer experience through technical and product decisions.

Software Engineer Salary ranges

The most common Software Engineer salary in San Francisco is between $160k - $170k.

Average Software Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Software Engineer make the most at companies with 1-10 employees, earning $178,667 on average.

Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Software Engineer salary for women is $168,500 and the average Software Engineer salary for men is $166,667.

Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $175,000.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in San Francisco

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Junior Software Engineer $93,000
Min: $93K
Max: $93K
QA Analyst $109,485
Min: $96K
Max: $153K
Automation Engineer $118,633
Min: $105K
Max: $148K
Salesforce Developer $119,371
Min: $100K
Max: $175K
Android Developer $121,893
Min: $92K
Max: $178K
QA Engineer $126,419
Min: $120K
Max: $136K
Software Test Engineer $128,100
Min: $118K
Max: $150K
Front End Developer $135,829
Min: $120K
Max: $164K
iOS Developer $140,324
Min: $108K
Max: $183K
Game Developer $142,000
Min: $142K
Max: $142K
Data Engineer $143,122
Min: $131K
Max: $166K
Systems Engineer $144,000
Min: $144K
Max: $144K
Hardware Engineer $145,000
Min: $145K
Max: $145K
Machine Learning Engineer $147,000
Min: $147K
Max: $147K
Database Administrator $151,000
Min: $151K
Max: $151K
Sales Engineer $151,941
Min: $110K
Max: $173K
Security Engineer $153,000
Min: $128K
Max: $189K
Site Reliability Engineer $153,000
Min: $153K
Max: $153K
QA Manager $154,125
Min: $143K
Max: $174K
Data Architect $161,688
Min: $146K
Max: $184K
Software Engineer $172,171
Min: $150K
Max: $204K
DevOps Engineer $174,065
Min: $130K
Max: $194K
Lead Software Engineer $182,667
Min: $170K
Max: $193K
Data Engineering Manager $196,000
Min: $196K
Max: $196K
Senior Software Engineer $196,677
Min: $170K
Max: $213K
Engineering Manager $200,897
Min: $160K
Max: $226K
Principal Software Engineer $204,966
Min: $193K
Max: $221K
Director of Software Engineering $210,276
Min: $190K
Max: $238K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $236,667
Min: $150K
Max: $292K
Vice President of Engineering $284,607
Min: $216K
Max: $380K

Recent Software Engineer salaries in San Francisco

$175,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $175,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
San Francisco
$150,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $150,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
San Francisco
$175,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $175,000 with +$7,200 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
San Francisco
$162,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $162,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
San Francisco
$175,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $175,000 with +$8,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
San Francisco
$168,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $168,000
201-500 Employees
San Francisco
$164,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $164,000
201-500 Employees
San Francisco
$185,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $185,000
51-200 Employees
San Francisco
$162,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $162,000
201-500 Employees
San Francisco
$184,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $184,000
51-200 Employees
San Francisco
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