Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Computer Engineer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

Industry

$73,389 / yrTotal Pay
$68,742 / yrBase Pay
$4,647 / yrAdditional Pay

$73,389

 / yr
$45K$121K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Computer Engineer is $73,389 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $68,742 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $4,647 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Total Pay Trajectory

For Software Engineer

$105,604 /yr
Software Engineer
$143,942 /yr
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Related Job Titles

For Computer Engineer

Some related job titles are Computer Programmer Salaries with median pay of $74,439, Computer Software Engineer Salaries with median pay of $102,902, Computer Technician Salaries with median pay of $45,895, Computer Hardware Engineer Salaries with median pay of $79,951.

Top Paying Companies

For a Computer Engineer in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Computer Engineer in United States. Employers include Meta, Google and NVIDIA.

1
Meta
$212,828/yr
2
Google
$211,122/yr
6
Apple
$183,555/yr
8
AMD
$174,040/yr

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What is the pay outlook for Engineering?

Engineering jobs are in high demand with workers receiving generous compensation packages and bonuses. Engineering offers ample opportunity for growth and development with transferable skills across an array of fields from software, supply chain and logistics to aerospace. Most roles require at least a bachelor’s degree. To remain competitive, job-seekers should consider specialization or skill-specific programs such as coding boot-camps or certifications.

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Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Software Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$6,025

/hr

$25 | $6K

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
MTS4 Software Engineer

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$208,000

/yr

$175K | $33K

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Software Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$120,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
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Software Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$173,600

/yr

$132K | $42K

SubmittedYesterday

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Software Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$140,000

/yr

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Software Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$75,000

/yr

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Software Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$80,000

/yr

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United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$70,400

/yr

$69K | $1K

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United States of America

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$210,000

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$180K | $30K

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Computer Engineer pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Computer Engineer is $68,742 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Computer Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2001 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Computer Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Computer Engineer in United States is $112,220 per year.

The lowest salary for a Computer Engineer in United States is $42,109 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.