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

Average base salary
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1.1k salaries reported, updated at Oct 16, 2020
$179,403
per year

The average salary for a senior software engineer is $179,403 per year in San Francisco, CA and $8,759 cash bonus per year.

36% higher
than national average

Additional compensation

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Cash bonus
$8,759
per year

Most common benefits

  • Commuter assistance
  • Food provided
  • Stock options
  • Gym membership
  • Unlimited paid time off
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Most common benefits for Senior Software Engineers

  • Commuter assistance
  • Food provided
  • Stock options
  • Gym membership
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • 401(k) matching
  • On-site gym
  • 401(k)
  • Health savings account
  • Vision insurance
  • Family leave
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 1,121 ratings

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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Common questions about salaries for a Senior Software Engineer

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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