Highest Paying IT Jobs in San Francisco, Bay Area

Highest Paying IT Jobs in San Francisco, Bay Area

While surging job losses have been impacting the Bay Area's workforce, tech is the one sector that remains stable and has added upwards of 3,000 jobs in December alone. As the Nation's tech hub continues to grow against the odds, the fierce competition for top tech talent perseveres and is creating some of the North America's highest paid salaries. On average, software engineer roles are paying about $40k more than the National average.

Motion Recruitment has provided insight into the top IT Salaries for 2021 and a deeper look into San Francisco's competitive market. Read on for an overview of the highest paying tech jobs in the most demanding tech sectors, and download the guide to learn more tech market trends, insights and local salary data.


Software Developer Salaries

San Francisco has one of the largest concentrations of software engineers in the nation, with the number of software developers outnumbering every other occupation by about 27 developers per thousand jobs in the region.

Full Stack Software Developer Salaries

Salary Range: $57,651 - $197,543

Software Architect Salaries

Salary Range: $194,728 - $233,674

.Net Architect Salaries

Salary Range: $201,443 - $252,923

C++ Developer Salaries

Salary Range: $159,907 - $227,151

Infrastructure Salaries

According to Global Channel Chief at Google, Carolee Gearhart“Gartner is estimating that by 2021, 75 percent of midsize and large organizations will have adopted multi-cloud or a hybrid strategy." Enterprise companies are embracing a multi-cloud or hybrid-cloud offering where they can get the best out of each solution. Related roles include:

Cloud Architect Salaries

Salary Range: $197,411 - $232,602

DevOps Architect Salaries

Salary Range: $198,757 - $241,732

DevOps Engineer Salaries

Salary Range: $168,418 - $210,323

Infrastructure Engineer Salaries

Salary Range: $190,383 - $229,487

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Data Salaries

Data Scientist – The hot job of the 21st century. With the amount of data in the world predicted to reach a whopping 175 zettabytes by 2025, it's no surprise that the demand for data professionals has increased. Data Scientists and related roles have become some of the most sought after jobs.

Data Engineer Salaries

Salary Range: $173,589 - $223,532 

NLP Engineer Salaries

Salary Range: $228,302 - $268,591

Data Scientist

Salary Range: $163,840 - $212,933

Big Data Engineer

Salary Range: $188,013 - $275,305

Motion Recruitment has witnessed firsthand the resilience and innovation of San Francisco's tech market. Our Tech Salary Guide is here to provide the insights you need to continue growing your career in 2021. Download your free copy today.

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