Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Software Development Engineer III make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

Industry

$140,589 / yrTotal Pay
$115,740 / yrBase Pay
$24,849 / yrAdditional Pay

$140,589

 / yr
$96K$209K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Software Development Engineer III is $140,589 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $115,740 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 $24,849 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 III

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Related Job Titles

For Software Development Engineer Iii

Some related job titles are Staff Software Engineer Salaries with median pay of $176,080, Principal Software Engineer Salaries with median pay of $198,799, Senior Software Developer Salaries with median pay of $146,994, Senior Software Engineer Salaries with median pay of $144,121.

Top Paying Companies

For a Software Development Engineer Iii in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Software Development Engineer Iii in United States. Employers include Twitch, Apple and Amazon.

1
Twitch
$244,162/yr
2
Apple
$233,035/yr

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Amazon
3.8
Software Development Engineer IIISee 1,220 salaries from all locations

$223,167

 / yr
Apple
4.2
Software Development Engineer IIISee 71 salaries from all locations

$233,035

 / yr

$165,385

 / yr
Workday
4.3
Software Development Engineer IIISee 25 salaries from all locations

$211,790

 / yr

$162,724

 / yr
A9.com
3.7
Software Development Engineer IIISee 23 salaries from all locations

$184,401

 / yr

$200,149

 / yr

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Groupon
3.6
Software Development Engineer IIISee 17 salaries from all locations

$200,883

 / yr
Philips
3.8
Software Development Engineer IIISee 16 salaries from all locations

$179,348

 / yr
GoDaddy
3.9
Software Development Engineer IIISee 12 salaries from all locations

$181,981

 / yr

$210,282

 / yr

$130,030

 / yr

$202,614

 / yr

$159,707

 / yr
S&P Global
4.1
Software Development Engineer IIISee 7 salaries from all locations

$143,317

 / yr
NETSCOUT
3.7
Software Development Engineer IIISee 7 salaries from all locations

$203,787

 / yr
Annapurna Labs
4.2
Software Development Engineer IIISee 6 salaries from all locations

$165,308

 / yr
Avaya
3.8
Software Development Engineer IIISee 6 salaries from all locations

$170,785

 / yr

$185,928

 / yr
Chef Software
4.0
Software Development Engineer IIISee 5 salaries from all locations

$190,785

 / yr
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Recent Salaries Shared

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Software Engineer III

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$92,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Software Development Engineer (SDE) III

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$175,000

/yr

$160K | $15K

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Software Engineer III

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$138,993

/yr

$130K | $9K

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Software Engineer III

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$125,000

/yr

$120K | $5K

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Software Engineer III

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$112,000

/yr

$102K | $10K

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Software Engineer III

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$100,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Software Engineer 3

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$143,000

/yr

$124K | $19K

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Software Engineer III

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$165,000

/yr

$130K | $35K

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Software Engineer III

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$176,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday

Software Development Engineer III pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Software Development Engineer III is $115,740 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Software Development Engineer III salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1693 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Software Development Engineer III employees.

The highest salary for a Software Development Engineer III in United States is $163,856 per year.

The lowest salary for a Software Development Engineer III in United States is $81,754 per year.

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