Senior software engineer

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

Average base salary
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1.2k salaries reported, updated at May 25, 2020
$175,018
per year
The average salary for a senior software engineer is $175,018 per year in San Francisco, CA and $8,759 cash bonus per year.
32% higher
than national average
Additional compensation
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Cash bonus
$8,759
per year
Most common benefits
  • Commuter assistance
  • Health savings account
  • Paid sick time
  • Food provided
  • Stock options

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Most common benefits for Senior Software Engineers

  • Commuter assistance
  • Health savings account
  • Paid sick time
  • Food provided
  • Stock options
  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Gym membership
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Work from home
  • Dental insurance

Salary satisfaction

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74% of Senior software engineers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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Is a Senior Software Engineer job a full-time job?

In most of companies it is a full-time job, but some companies allow freelancing or remote working as well.

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