Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Software Engineer III make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$142,151 / yrTotal Pay
$122,174 / yrBase Pay
$19,977 / yrAdditional Pay

$142,151

 / yr
$51K$413K
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Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Software Engineer III is $142,151 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $122,174 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 $19,977 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. The typical Software Engineer III salary is $122,174. Salaries can range from $50,688 - $413,458. When factoring in additional pay and benefits, Software Engineer III in United States can expect their total pay value to be on average $142,151.

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What are some related job titles for Software Engineer Iii?

Some related job titles are Senior Software Developer Salaries with median pay of $136,463, Software Development Engineer Salaries with median pay of $133,884, Software Engineer IV Salaries with median pay of $149,160, Staff Software Engineer Salaries with median pay of $162,361.

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Walmart
3.3

Walmart

Software Engineer III

$111,669

 /yr
Range: $77K - $161K

$77K

$161K

$76,572 - $160,500 Range

Google
4.5

Google

Software Engineer III

$165,866

 /yr
Range: $43K - $266K

$43K

$266K

$42,572 - $265,856 Range

Oracle
3.9

Oracle

Software Engineer III

$129,911

 /yr
Range: $95K - $162K

$95K

$162K

$95,375 - $162,186 Range

Cisco Systems
4.3

Cisco Systems

Software Engineer III

$132,553

 /yr
Range: $88K - $199K

$88K

$199K

$87,640 - $198,732 Range

eBay
4.1

eBay

Software Engineer III

$144,675

 /yr
Range: $99K - $192K

$99K

$192K

$99,162 - $192,414 Range

PayPal
4.1

PayPal

Software Engineer III

$144,017

 /yr
Range: $97K - $190K

$97K

$190K

$96,869 - $190,425 Range

Apple
4.2

Apple

Software Engineer III

$157,145

 /yr
Range: $111K - $205K

$111K

$205K

$111,239 - $205,306 Range

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Northrop Grumman
4.0

Northrop Grumman

Software Engineer III

$115,242

 /yr
Range: $98K - $141K

$98K

$141K

$97,984 - $141,275 Range

Electronic Arts
4.1

Electronic Arts

Software Engineer III

$141,112

 /yr
Range: $100K - $177K

$100K

$177K

$99,812 - $176,995 Range

Boeing
3.8

Boeing

Software Engineer III

$112,682

 /yr
Range: $91K - $142K

$91K

$142K

$91,483 - $141,965 Range

Meta
4.3

Meta

Software Engineer III

$130,199

 /yr
Range: $121K - $182K

$121K

$182K

$120,748 - $181,883 Range

J.B. Hunt Transport
3.8

J.B. Hunt Transport

Software Engineer III

$101,619

 /yr
Range: $86K - $123K

$86K

$123K

$86,268 - $122,836 Range

FactSet
4.0

FactSet

Software Engineer III

$123,127

 /yr
Range: $102K - $147K

$102K

$147K

$101,836 - $147,048 Range

Harris
3.3

Harris

Software Engineer III

$105,674

 /yr
Range: $85K - $148K

$85K

$148K

$85,447 - $148,052 Range

Ericsson-Worldwide
4.0

Ericsson-Worldwide

Software Engineer III

$131,538

 /yr
Range: $93K - $169K

$93K

$169K

$92,793 - $169,466 Range

Qualcomm
4.1

Qualcomm

Software Engineer III

$111,211

 /yr
Range: $102K - $123K

$102K

$123K

$101,933 - $122,975 Range

4C Solutions
4.1

4C Solutions

Software Engineer III

$99,063

 /yr
Range: $87K - $123K

$87K

$123K

$86,514 - $122,759 Range

IGT
3.6

IGT

Software Engineer III

$106,020

 /yr
Range: $94K - $162K

$94K

$162K

$93,574 - $161,712 Range

Teradata
3.8

Teradata

Software Engineer III

$127,196

 /yr
Range: $93K - $159K

$93K

$159K

$92,930 - $158,978 Range

LexisNexis Risk Solutions
3.9

LexisNexis Risk Solutions

Software Engineer III

$96,021

 /yr
Range: $82K - $118K

$82K

$118K

$82,248 - $117,505 Range

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$100,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$10,000/yr

8 days ago by a Software Engineer III with 10 to 14 years of experience

$103,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$16,000/yr
Stock Bonus$15,000/yr

8 days ago by a Software Engineer III with 4 to 6 years of experience

$90,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Software Engineer iii with 1 to 3 years of experience

$124,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Developer III with 4 to 6 years of experience

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$135,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Software Engineer III with 1 to 3 years of experience

$107,745

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$5,388/yr

9 days ago by a Software Engineer III with 7 to 9 years of experience

$97,850

/yrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Software Engineer III with 7 to 9 years of experience

$92,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$8,000/yr

10 days ago by a Software Engineer III with 1 to 3 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Software Engineer III salaries

The national average salary for a Software Engineer III is $121,516 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Software Engineer III salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 8412 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Software Engineer III employees.

The highest salary for a Software Engineer III in United States is $156,528 per year.

The lowest salary for a Software Engineer III in United States is $94,335 per year.

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