Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Software Engineer make in Philadelphia, PA Area?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

Industry

$117,475 / yrTotal Pay
$100,094 / yrBase Pay
$17,380 / yrAdditional Pay

$117,475

 / yr
$71K$234K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Software Engineer is $117,475 per year in the Philadelphia, PA Area area, with an average salary of $100,094 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 $17,380 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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$117,475 /yr
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Related Job Titles

For Software Engineer in Philadelphia, PA Area

Some related job titles are Entry Level Software Engineer Salaries with median pay of $112,217, Principal Software Engineer Salaries with median pay of $171,366, Software Development Engineer Salaries with median pay of $114,601, Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) Salaries with median pay of $112,237.

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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.

How does the Software engineer salary in Philadelphia, PA compare to the national average salary in US for the same job?

The average salary for a Software engineer in US is $108,249 per year based on 314,918 salary contributions, which is 14.25% more than the salary for a Software engineer in Philadelphia, PA. The cost of living and the local demand for the work are among the factors affecting wages. The top 3 companies in US where a Software engineer gets the highest compensation are Reed Exhibitions, TikTok and NVIDIA Corporation. Bigger companies typically pay 18.41% more than smaller companies for a Software engineer.

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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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Recent Salaries Shared

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Location

Total Pay

Basic Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

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Date of Time

Software Engineer

Philadelphia, PA

 | 1-3 years

$77,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Software Engineer

Philadelphia, PA

 | 1-3 years

$70,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Software Engineer

Philadelphia, PA

 | 4-6 years

$80,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Software Engineer

Philadelphia, PA

 | 1-3 years

$34,141

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Software Engineer

Philadelphia, PA

 | 4-6 years

$230,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Software Engineer

Philadelphia, PA

 | 1-3 years

$111,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Software Engineer

Philadelphia, PA

 | 7-9 years

$139,800

/yr

$135K | $5K

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Software Engineer

Philadelphia, PA

 | 1-3 years

$60,000

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

1-3 years
2 days ago
Software Engineer

Philadelphia, PA

 | 1-3 years

$68,000

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

1-3 years
2 days ago

Software Engineer pay FAQ in Philadelphia, PA Area

The average salary for a Software Engineer is $100,094 per year in Philadelphia, PA Area. Salaries estimates are based on 389290 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Software Engineer employees in Philadelphia, PA Area.

The highest salary for a Software Engineer in Philadelphia, PA Area is $147,563 per year.

The lowest salary for a Software Engineer in Philadelphia, PA Area is $67,896 per year.

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