How much does a Software Engineer make in Olathe, KS?

Updated Sep 15, 2022



$111,503 / yrTotal Pay
$93,930 / yrBase Pay
$17,572 / yrAdditional Pay


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The estimated total pay for a Software Engineer is $111,503 per year in the Olathe, KS area, with an average salary of $93,930 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 $17,572 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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Related Job Titles

For Software Engineer in Olathe, KS

Some related job titles are Entry Level Software Engineer Salaries with median pay of $103,133, Principal Software Engineer Salaries with median pay of $199,195, Software Development Engineer Salaries with median pay of $131,600, Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) Salaries with median pay of $142,546.

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What are total pay estimates for a Software Engineer at different companies in Olathe, KS?

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Top Paying Industries

For a Software Engineer in Olathe, KS

The top 2 paying industries for a Software Engineer in Olathe, KS are Manufacturing with a median total pay of $134,926 and Financial Services with a median total pay of $129,407.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • ManufacturingManufacturing$134,926

    2% Higher than other industries

  • Financial ServicesFinancial Services$129,407

    3% Lower than other industries


The top paying company in Manufacturing for Software Engineer is Garmin.


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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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Hi fellow fishes, I recently interviewed at GoJek and cleared all of the rounds. I even got a call from HR that you have been selected for the senior software engineer role. He then asked me my expected salary. Which i gave a ballpark figure of 28 Laks PA. Since then it has been 3 days and I haven't heard back. Should i call him back and quote a lower price? Need your advice here. P.S - i am from India and have around 4 years of experience. My current salary is around 15 lakhs pa.



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Software Engineer pay FAQ in Olathe, KS

The average salary for a Software Engineer is $93,930 per year in Olathe, KS. Salaries estimates are based on 430612 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Software Engineer employees in Olathe, KS.

The highest salary for a Software Engineer in Olathe, KS is $141,971 per year.

The lowest salary for a Software Engineer in Olathe, KS is $62,146 per year.

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

Software engineers are paid well above average, often receiving six-figure salaries. The pay range reflects the demand for their skillset and the profitability of the products they develop. Candidates with prior experience in the field or higher levels of education generally receive higher salaries. Pay is expected to grow as the digital transformation reaches a global level. Software engineers can further increase their total pay by pursuing freelance consulting opportunities.

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With a post-graduate degree, a couple of years' work experience, and annual bonuses, a software engineer's salary can qualify as good money. Anonymous Glassdoor ratings indicate that around 74% of software engineers are satisfied with their salaries.

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The total pay for software engineers following the average career path can stretch from $72,337.81 to $174,128.45 per year, depending on the level of experience. Total pay includes salaries, bonuses, and other benefits with a monetary value. After working a few years and gaining enough experience, you could enter the ranks of principal software engineers and earn higher total pay.

Learn more about negotiating salaries from thousands of other real professionals

If you want to earn more from your career as a software engineer, or you'd like to apply for a new position with a higher salary, ask yourself what you can bring to the table. If you hold an associate's degree, the next step would be to complete your bachelor's in software engineering. And after that, consider acquiring your master's degree or a doctorate.

Learn new skills that are in high demand for your field. Add credibility to your skills by obtaining certifications from well-known authorities such as Microsoft, C (programming language), and CIW.

If you enjoy your job as a software engineer but would like to earn a higher salary, you could ask for a salary increase, provided that you can back up your request. If your job responsibilities have multiplied, you've been promoted, or you find out you're being underpaid, consider starting a dialogue with your bosses. Point out what you've brought to the company or any skills and certifications that set you apart. A 3% increase is standard, but ask for more to kick off negotiations.

Software engineers new to a company should highlight their most sought-after skills and experience to motivate a higher starting salary.