Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Full Stack Software Engineer make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

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Industry

$118,194 / yrTotal Pay
$96,470 / yrBase Pay
$21,724 / yrAdditional Pay

$118,194

 / yr
$76K$187K
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Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Full Stack Software Engineer is $118,194 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $96,470 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 $21,724 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 Full Stack Engineer

$122,108 /yr
Full Stack Engineer
$163,327 /yr
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Top Paying Companies

For a Full Stack Software Engineer in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Full Stack Software Engineer in United States. Employers include Palo Alto Networks, Petuum and Salesforce.

1
Palo Alto Networks
$186,444/yr
2
Petuum
$183,653/yr
6
IBM
$156,572/yr
7
SLB
$155,769/yr

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Top Paying Industries

For a Full Stack Software Engineer in United States

The top 5 paying industries for a Full Stack Software Engineer in United States are Information Technology with a median total pay of $158,571, Financial Services with a median total pay of $157,691, Energy, Mining & Utilities with a median total pay of $147,769, Insurance with a median total pay of $139,849, and Manufacturing with a median total pay of $136,481.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$158,571

    11% Higher than other industries

  • Financial ServicesFinancial Services$157,691

    11% Higher than other industries

  • Energy, Mining & UtilitiesEnergy, Mining & Utilities$147,769

    5% Higher than other industries

  • InsuranceInsurance$139,849

    0% Lower than other industries

  • ManufacturingManufacturing$136,481

    3% Lower than other industries

Information Technology

Top paying companies in Information Technology for Full Stack Software Engineer are Palo Alto Networks, Petuum, and Salesforce.

Palo Alto NetworksPalo Alto Networks$186,444/yr
PetuumPetuum$183,653/yr
SalesforceSalesforce$181,259/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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Full Stack Developer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$100,000

/yr

$90K | $10K

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1-3 years
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Full Stack Developer

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$83,000

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Full Stack Developer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$135,000

/yr

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Full Stack Software Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$25

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Full Stack Web Developer

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$100,000

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Full Stack Developer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$80,032

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$8K | $72K

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Full Stack Software Engineer pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Full Stack Software Engineer is $96,470 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Full Stack Software Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 962 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Full Stack Software Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Full Stack Software Engineer in United States is $147,494 per year.

The lowest salary for a Full Stack Software Engineer in United States is $63,098 per year.

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