How much does a Computer Engineer make?

Updated Sep 25, 2021

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$89,282 /yr
Average Base Pay

879 salaries

$52K

Low

$89K

Average

$153K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Computer Engineer is $89,282 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Computer Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 879 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Computer Engineer employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Software Engineer$108,216 /yr
L3
Senior Software Engineer$131,214 /yr
L4
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US Army
3.8

US Army

Computer Engineer

$101,608

 /yr
Range: $63K - $147K
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$63K

$147K

$63,329 - $146,962 Range

IBM
3.9

IBM

Computer Engineer

$82,562

 /yr
Range: $68K - $105K

$68K

$105K

$68,352 - $105,367 Range

DCS Corp
4.4

DCS Corp

Computer Engineer

$79,946

 /yr
Range: $72K - $101K

$72K

$101K

$71,904 - $101,282 Range

US Navy
3.8

US Navy

Computer Engineer

$97,226

 /yr
Range: $56K - $150K

$56K

$150K

$55,679 - $150,167 Range

NAWC
3.6

NAWC

Computer Engineer

$74,579

 /yr
Range: $62K - $117K

$62K

$117K

$61,632 - $116,811 Range

US Department of Defense
4.1

US Department of Defense

Computer Engineer

$92,531

 /yr
Range: $69K - $146K

$69K

$146K

$68,652 - $145,509 Range

NASA
4.5

NASA

Computer Engineer

$132,635

 /yr
Range: $81K - $178K

$81K

$178K

$80,926 - $178,311 Range

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Naval Surface Warfare Center
3.5

Naval Surface Warfare Center

Computer Engineer

$72,467

 /yr
Range: $51K - $101K

$51K

$101K

$51,322 - $100,788 Range

Apple
4.3

Apple

Computer Engineer

$106,923

 /yr
Range: $34K - $209K

$34K

$209K

$34,145 - $208,595 Range

Dynetics
4.3

Dynetics

Computer Engineer

$78,548

 /yr
Range: $70K - $113K

$70K

$113K

$69,627 - $112,991 Range

MGM Resorts International
3.6

MGM Resorts International

Computer Engineer - Hourly

$26

 /hr
Range: $22 - $29

$22

$29

$22 - $29 Range

Lockheed Martin
4.2

Lockheed Martin

Computer Engineer

$88,147

 /yr
Range: $81K - $99K

$81K

$99K

$80,870 - $98,926 Range

Intel Corporation
4.2

Intel Corporation

Computer Engineer

$96,742

 /yr
Range: $82K - $190K

$82K

$190K

$81,610 - $189,628 Range

Naval Information Warfare Systems Command
4

Naval Information Warfare Systems Command

Computer Engineer

$106,000

 /yr
Range: $79K - $127K

$79K

$127K

$78,651 - $126,674 Range

US Air Force
4.2

US Air Force

Computer Engineer

$87,174

 /yr
Range: $58K - $126K

$58K

$126K

$58,203 - $125,609 Range

University of Dayton
4.3

University of Dayton

Computer Engineer

$78,099

 /yr
Range: $67K - $83K

$67K

$83K

$67,373 - $83,438 Range

Engility
3.1

Engility

Computer Engineer

$95,987

 /yr
Range: $87K - $114K

$87K

$114K

$87,267 - $113,642 Range

Raytheon Technologies
3.8

Raytheon Technologies

Computer Engineer

$91,258

 /yr
Range: $83K - $150K

$83K

$150K

$83,000 - $149,717 Range

LTI
3.7

LTI

Computer Engineer

$73,560

 /yr
Range: $62K - $79K

$62K

$79K

$61,504 - $79,147 Range

Honeywell
3.7

Honeywell

Computer Engineer

$68,896

 /yr
Range: $32K - $79K

$32K

$79K

$31,605 - $79,328 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Computer Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Computer Engineer is $89,291 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Computer Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 880 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Computer Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Computer Engineer in United States is $152,861 per year.

The lowest salary for a Computer Engineer in United States is $52,158 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Computer Engineer or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Computer Engineer.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent computer engineer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$125,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $125,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Jose, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$71,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the Detroit, MI Area area reported making $71,000 per year
Job Highlights
Detroit, MI Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$135,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $135,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Public
$3,000
monthly
A Software Engineer in the Coos Bay, OR Area area reported making $3,000 per month
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Coos Bay, OR Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
$120,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $120,000 per year
Additional Pay
$37k cash bonus
$20k stock bonus
Job Highlights
Austin, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$185,000
per year
A Software Engineer, ICT5 in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $185,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Jose, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$100,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the Madison, WI Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Madison, WI Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$152,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $152,000 per year
Additional Pay
$22k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private