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Blockchain Engineer Salary in SF Bay Area

Blockchain Engineer Job Description

A Blockchain Engineer is a skilled IT professional who specializes in the design and development of Blockchain platforms. Some of the expected duties include working to ensure cross-platform functionality, defining architecture and building apps designed to work on distributed systems. Engineers may also be tasked with writing DApps (decentralized applications) designed to run on platforms like Ethereum.

Blockchain engineers typically work in fast-paced environments where long hours and working over the weekend is the norm. In addition to being experienced coders in languages like C++, Python, Rust and Scala, Blockchain engineers may also be expected to have a fair understanding of cryptography as well as distributed consensus methodologies like proof of work (POW) and Proof of stake (POS).

Living and Working in San Francisco

Home to a coffee-loving population of over 800,000, San Francisco is a thriving metropolis with a booming technology industry. The city has many tech startups as well as major tech companies such as Twitter, DropBox, Dolby, Pinterest and Reddit. San Francisco also has a thriving financial industry, backed by major giants such as ThinkEquity and Wells Fargo.

Compared to some other urban centers in the country, San Francisco offers a more relaxed work experience, with many workers ditching the suit-and-tie look for more casual outfits. San Francisco also has scenic hills and a temperate climate. The average commute time around the Bay Area is 31 minutes.

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Compare Blockchain Engineer salaries by region

Blockchain Engineers are highest in demand in SF Bay Area, London, and New York. Browse and compare average salaries in locations where this role is also popular:

  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $168,116
  3. New York
  4. $162,374
  5. Seattle
  6. $156,516
  7. Boston
  8. $152,098
  9. San Diego
  10. $150,000
  11. Philadelphia
  12. $150,000
  13. Washington D.C.
  14. $148,000
  15. Dallas/Ft Worth
  16. $147,333
  17. Los Angeles
  18. $145,458
  19. Denver
  20. $145,285
  21. Austin
  22. $142,666
  23. Atlanta
  24. $141,666
  25. Chicago
  26. $129,357
  27. Toronto
  28. C$119,769
  29. Dublin
  30. €100,000
  31. London
  32. £82,414
  33. France
  34. €70,000
  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $168,116
  3. New York
  4. $162,374
  5. Seattle
  6. $156,516
  7. Boston
  8. $152,098
  9. San Diego
  10. $150,000
  11. Philadelphia
  12. $150,000
  13. Washington D.C.
  14. $148,000
  15. Dallas/Ft Worth
  16. $147,333
  17. Los Angeles
  18. $145,458
  19. Denver
  20. $145,285
  21. Austin
  22. $142,666
  23. Atlanta
  24. $141,666
  25. Chicago
  26. $129,357
  27. Toronto
  28. C$119,769
  29. Dublin
  30. €100,000
  31. London
  32. £82,414
  33. France
  34. €70,000
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Where Blockchain Engineers are highest in demand

    Blockchain Engineers are highest in demand in SF Bay Area, London, and New York. Browse and compare average salaries in locations where this role is also popular: