Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Software Development Engineer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

Industry

$114,248 / yrTotal Pay
$88,631 / yrBase Pay
$25,617 / yrAdditional Pay

$114,248

 / yr
$67K$284K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Software Development Engineer is $114,248 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $88,631 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 $25,617 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 I

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For Software Development Engineer I

Some related job titles are Software Development Engineer II Salaries with median pay of $125,973, Software Development Engineer III Salaries with median pay of $128,298, Software Engineer Salaries with median pay of $118,565, Software Engineer II Salaries with median pay of $122,008.

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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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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Basic Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Software Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$140,000

/yr

$130K | $10K

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Software Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$140,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Software Engineer

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$110,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Software Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$120,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Software Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$240,000

/yr

$150K | $90K

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Software Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$150,200

/yr

$130K | $20K

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Software Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$90,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Software Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$50

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Software Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$189,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday

Software Development Engineer pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Software Development Engineer is $88,631 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Software Development Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 27391 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Software Development Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Software Development Engineer in United States is $124,746 per year.

The lowest salary for a Software Development Engineer in United States is $62,971 per year.

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