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

Updated 18 Oct 2021
US$135K /yr
Average Base Pay

36,261 salaries

US$100K

Low

US$135K

Average

US$184K

High

Additional Cash Compensation
AverageUS$23,379RangeUS$4,396 - US$124,323
The average salary for Software Engineer is US$135,464 per year in San Francisco, CA, United States Area. Salaries estimates are based on 36261 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Software Engineer employees in San Francisco, CA, United States Area.

Seniority Levels

L2
Software EngineerUS$135K /yr
L3
Senior Software EngineerUS$156K /yr
L4
Career Path

Related Job Titles

Entry Level Software Engineer

US$100,286

per year

Principal Software Engineer

US$174,582

per year

Software Development Engineer

US$138,734

per year

Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET)

US$118,299

per year

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Facebook
4.3

Facebook

Software Engineer

US$160,770

 /yr
Range: US$64K - US$300K
6,655 salaries
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US$64K

US$300K

US$64,335 - US$300,000 Range

Google
4.5

Google

Software Engineer

US$145,675

 /yr
Range: US$66K - US$454K

US$66K

US$454K

US$65,693 - US$454,080 Range

Uber
4

Uber

Software Engineer

US$154,112

 /yr
Range: US$88K - US$229K

US$88K

US$229K

US$88,487 - US$229,011 Range

Cisco Systems
4.3

Cisco Systems

Software Engineer

US$148,829

 /yr
Range: US$100K - US$242K

US$100K

US$242K

US$100,273 - US$241,987 Range

Salesforce
4.4

Salesforce

Software Engineer

US$127,451

 /yr
Range: US$84K - US$280K

US$84K

US$280K

US$83,941 - US$279,600 Range

Pinterest
4.2

Pinterest

Software Engineer

US$154,112

 /yr
Range: US$97K - US$237K

US$97K

US$237K

US$96,520 - US$237,229 Range

Yelp
3.5

Yelp

Software Engineer

US$138,160

 /yr
Range: US$98K - US$201K

US$98K

US$201K

US$98,431 - US$201,373 Range

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Airbnb
4.4

Airbnb

Software Engineer

US$193,220

 /yr
Range: US$74K - US$279K

US$74K

US$279K

US$73,877 - US$279,462 Range

Uatc

Software Engineer

US$127,451

 /yr
Range: US$101K - US$181K

US$101K

US$181K

US$100,790 - US$180,772 Range

Twitter
4.2

Twitter

Software Engineer

US$139,136

 /yr
Range: US$99K - US$276K

US$99K

US$276K

US$98,835 - US$276,351 Range

Splunk
4.1

Splunk

Software Engineer

US$143,477

 /yr
Range: US$107K - US$224K

US$107K

US$224K

US$107,130 - US$223,960 Range

Snowflake
4.3

Snowflake

Software Engineer

US$146,318

 /yr
Range: US$100K - US$206K

US$100K

US$206K

US$100,197 - US$206,190 Range

Dropbox
4.2

Dropbox

Software Engineer

US$160,136

 /yr
Range: US$79K - US$282K

US$79K

US$282K

US$78,650 - US$282,447 Range

Square
4.2

Square

Software Engineer

US$160,484

 /yr
Range: US$102K - US$304K

US$102K

US$304K

US$101,502 - US$304,419 Range

Facebook
4.3

Facebook

Software Engineer - Monthly Intern

US$8,709

 /mo
Range: US$2K - US$13K

US$2K

US$13K

US$1,672 - US$12,900 Range

Lyft
3.9

Lyft

Software Engineer

US$182,486

 /yr
Range: US$112K - US$306K

US$112K

US$306K

US$111,609 - US$306,314 Range

DoorDash
3.9

DoorDash

Software Engineer

US$171,751

 /yr
Range: US$122K - US$268K

US$122K

US$268K

US$121,961 - US$268,137 Range

Oracle
3.8

Oracle

Software Engineer

US$128,514

 /yr
Range: US$27K - US$209K

US$27K

US$209K

US$26,877 - US$208,595 Range

Informatica
4.3

Informatica

Software Engineer

US$131,098

 /yr
Range: US$95K - US$203K

US$95K

US$203K

US$95,285 - US$202,828 Range

LinkedIn
4.4

LinkedIn

Software Engineer

US$149,873

 /yr
Range: US$100K - US$213K

US$100K

US$213K

US$100,000 - US$212,967 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Software Engineer salaries

The average salary for a Software Engineer is US$135,464 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$183,785 per year.

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