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Learn which cities your skills working as a Software Engineer could earn you the most on a cost-of-living adjusted basis
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Good news! We've collected data from over 277,283 job listings that match your criteria.
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The typical Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA makes between $98,702 and $146,089 with an overall average of $122,395.
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We identified ways for a Software Engineer making $122,395 in San Francisco, CA to maximize earning power.
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Your current cost of living in San Francisco, CA is 104% higher when compared to the National average. Moving to a lower cost of living location may increase your earning power.
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Based on our analysis, we are very confident that you can improve your compensation.
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Good news! We've collected data from over 277,283 job listings that match your criteria.
📊
The typical Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA makes between $98,702 and $146,089 with an overall average of $122,395.
🔍
We identified ways for a Software Engineer making $122,395 in San Francisco, CA to maximize earning power.
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Your current cost of living in San Francisco, CA is 104% higher when compared to the National average. Moving to a lower cost of living location may increase your earning power.
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Based on our analysis, we are very confident that you can improve your compensation.
P.S. If you share this link, your income will not be shared.

Your top 5 opportunities

Nashville, TN

Principle Software Engineer

Nashville, TN
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52% lower cost of living
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$101,579 average salary
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Who's Hiring: PathGroup, PwC, Blackbaud, Tanium, BayOne Solutions
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Nashville, TN

Principle Software Engineer

Nashville, TN
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Feels like a 73% raise
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52% lower cost of living
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$101,579 average salary
Charlotte, NC

Principle Software Engineer

Charlotte, NC
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52% lower cost of living
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$101,932 average salary
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Who's Hiring: Microsoft, Infinite Resource Solutions, LLC
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Charlotte, NC

Principle Software Engineer

Charlotte, NC
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Feels like a 72% raise
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52% lower cost of living
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$101,932 average salary
Houston, TX

Principle Software Engineer

Houston, TX
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51% lower cost of living
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$103,574 average salary
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Who's Hiring: GEP Worldwide
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Houston, TX

Principle Software Engineer

Houston, TX
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Feels like a 71% raise
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51% lower cost of living
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$103,574 average salary
Atlanta, GA

Principle Software Engineer

Atlanta, GA
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48% lower cost of living
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$105,148 average salary
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Who's Hiring: IQVIA, Delta, Genesys, Pitney Bowes Inc.
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Atlanta, GA

Principle Software Engineer

Atlanta, GA
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Feels like a 64% raise
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48% lower cost of living
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$105,148 average salary
Austin, TX

Principle Software Engineer

Austin, TX
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48% lower cost of living
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$104,695 average salary
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Who's Hiring: General Motors, Oracle, Root Insurance Company, Zynga, Technology Navigators, Inc.
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+64%

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Austin, TX

Principle Software Engineer

Austin, TX
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Feels like a 64% raise
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48% lower cost of living
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$104,695 average salary

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