How much does a Software Systems Engineer III make in San Francisco, CA? The average Software Systems Engineer III salary in San Francisco, CA is $139,888 as of September 25, 2020, but the range typically falls between $126,684 and $153,927. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Software Systems Engineer III

Software Systems Engineer III develops, modifies and codes software systems programming applications. Maintains and enhances software systems by fixing complicated errors. Being a Software Systems Engineer III is familiar with the principles and practices of existing software systems development. Utilizes extensive experience to analyze problems and find out solutions independently. Additionally, Software Systems Engineer III requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a manager. To be a Software Systems Engineer III typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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