How much does a Freelance Software Engineer make?

Updated Sep 25, 2021

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$108,091 /yr
Average Base Pay

71 salaries

$34K

Low

$108K

Average

$343K

High

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The national average salary for Freelance Software Engineer is $108,091 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Freelance Software Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 71 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Freelance Software Engineer employees.

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Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Freelance Software Engineer - Hourly
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$29 -$41

 hourly
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$29

$41

$29 - $41 Range

MIT
4.5

MIT

Freelance Software Engineer - Hourly Contractor
About 

$55 -$60

 hourly

$55

$60

$55 - $60 Range

Upwork
4.2

Upwork

Freelance Software Engineer
About 

$72K -$78K

$72K

$78K

$71,943 - $77,664 Range

Beep & Boop

Freelance Software Engineer
About 

$71K -$76K

$71K

$76K

$71,056 - $76,007 Range

Gun.io
4.7

Gun.io

Freelance Software Engineer - Hourly
About 

$69 -$75

 hourly

$69

$75

$69 - $75 Range

James Julius Darby

Freelance Software Engineer
About 

$70K -$76K

$70K

$76K

$69,605 - $75,632 Range

Google
4.5

Google

Freelance Software Engineer - Hourly
About 

$87 -$94

 hourly

$87

$94

$87 - $94 Range

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Self Employment & Entrepreneur Development Society
4.4

Self Employment & Entrepreneur Development Society

Freelance Software Engineer - Contractor
About 

$40K -$44K

$40K

$44K

$40,075 - $44,026 Range

Self Opportunity
4.3

Self Opportunity

Freelance Software Engineer
About 

$34K -$37K

$34K

$37K

$34,016 - $37,340 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Freelance Software Engineer - Hourly Contractor
About 

$91 -$98

 hourly

$91

$98

$91 - $98 Range

Dawson Digital Data Inc

Freelance Software Engineer
About 

$25K -$27K

$25K

$27K

$24,915 - $27,289 Range

Origin

Freelance Software Engineer - Hourly Contractor
About 

$101 -$111

 hourly

$101

$111

$101 - $111 Range

Gigster
2.8

Gigster

Freelance Software Engineer
About 

$215K -$232K

$215K

$232K

$214,814 - $232,347 Range

Self

Freelance Software Engineer - Hourly
About 

$121 -$130

 hourly

$121

$130

$121 - $130 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Freelance Software Engineer - Hourly
About 

$53 -$57

 hourly

$53

$57

$53 - $57 Range

PoolDash

PoolDash

Freelance Software Engineer - Hourly Contractor
About 

$30 -$32

 hourly

$30

$32

$30 - $32 Range

MAC Cosmetics
3.5

MAC Cosmetics

Freelance Makeup Artist - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $15 - $22

$15

$22

$15 - $22 Range

MAC Cosmetics
3.5

MAC Cosmetics

Freelance Makeup Artist - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $16 - $24

$16

$24

$16 - $24 Range

Upwork
4.2

Upwork

Freelancer - Hourly Contractor

$30

 /hr
Range: $6 - $58

$6

$58

$6 - $58 Range

Upwork
4.2

Upwork

Freelancer - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $5 - $56

$5

$56

$5 - $56 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Freelance Software Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Freelance Software Engineer is $108,091 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Freelance Software Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 71 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Freelance Software Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Freelance Software Engineer in United States is $343,047 per year.

The lowest salary for a Freelance Software Engineer in United States is $34,059 per year.

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

Recent Salary Reports

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

$55
hourly
A Freelance Software Engineer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $55 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Part-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
$35,666
per year
A Freelance Software Engineer in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $35,666 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Part-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$72
hourly
A Freelance Software Engineer in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $72 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Austin, TX Area area
Freelance
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$74,486
per year
A Freelance Software Engineer in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area reported making $74,486 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
$95
hourly
A Freelance Software Engineer in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $95 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Contract
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
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