How much does a Software Engineer Manager make?

Updated Jan 18, 2022

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$147,574 /yr
Average Base Pay

273 salaries

$107K

Low

$148K

Average

$203K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a Software Engineer Manager make? The national average salary for a Software Engineer Manager is $147,574 in United States. Filter by location to see Software Engineer Manager salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 273 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Software Engineer Manager employees.

Seniority Levels

L3
Software Engineering Manager$167,639 /yr
L4
Software Engineer IV$141,706 /yr
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IBM
4

IBM

Software Engineer Manager

$142,065

 /yr
Range: $115K - $193K
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$115K

$193K

$114,729 - $192,621 Range

The Home Depot
3.8

The Home Depot

Software Engineer Manager

$166,517

 /yr
Range: $153K - $195K

$153K

$195K

$152,518 - $194,896 Range

Meta
4.3

Meta

Software Engineer Manager

$235,891

 /yr
Range: $214K - $279K

$214K

$279K

$214,466 - $278,715 Range

EMC
3.7

EMC

Software Engineer Manager

$139,855

 /yr
Range: $108K - $197K

$108K

$197K

$107,919 - $196,506 Range

Applied Materials
4

Applied Materials

Software Engineer Manager

$176,177

 /yr
Range: $176K - $176K

$176K

$176K

$176,177 - $176,177 Range

Fannie Mae
4

Fannie Mae

Software Engineer Manager

$184,033

 /yr
Range: $179K - $184K

$179K

$184K

$179,085 - $184,033 Range

Apollo Education Group
3.6

Apollo Education Group

Software Engineer Manager

$122,687

 /yr
Range: $116K - $145K

$116K

$145K

$116,418 - $145,125 Range

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Juniper Networks
4.1

Juniper Networks

Software Engineer Manager

$169,923

 /yr
Range: $162K - $180K

$162K

$180K

$161,826 - $180,114 Range

Fiserv
3.2

Fiserv

Software Engineer Manager

$134,350

 /yr
Range: $110K - $176K

$110K

$176K

$109,982 - $175,521 Range

Equifax
3.8

Equifax

Software Engineer Manager

$157,889

 /yr
Range: $144K - $186K

$144K

$186K

$144,193 - $186,356 Range

Microsoft
4.4

Microsoft

Software Engineer Manager

$209,802

 /yr
Range: $150K - $279K

$150K

$279K

$150,000 - $279,158 Range

Google
4.5

Google

Software Engineer Manager

$258,901

 /yr
Range: $109K - $275K

$109K

$275K

$108,780 - $275,436 Range

Software Paradigms
3.3

Software Paradigms

Software Engineer Manager

$97,034

 /yr
Range: $91K - $103K

$91K

$103K

$91,471 - $102,596 Range

Risk Management Solutions
3.9

Risk Management Solutions

Software Engineer Manager

$171,319

 /yr
Range: $168K - $175K

$168K

$175K

$167,540 - $175,491 Range

Motorola Mobility
4

Motorola Mobility

Software Engineer Manager

$144,151

 /yr
Range: $141K - $223K

$141K

$223K

$140,644 - $223,294 Range

Lockheed Martin
4.1

Lockheed Martin

Software Engineer Manager

$142,890

 /yr
Range: $124K - $172K

$124K

$172K

$124,191 - $171,700 Range

UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group)
4

UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group)

Software Engineer Manager

$158,301

 /yr
Range: $143K - $159K

$143K

$159K

$142,784 - $159,296 Range

ARRIS
3.5

ARRIS

Software Engineer Manager

$176,702

 /yr
Range: $129K - $182K

$129K

$182K

$128,590 - $181,820 Range

Cox Automotive
4.1

Cox Automotive

Software Engineer Manager

$148,046

 /yr
Range: $131K - $166K

$131K

$166K

$130,855 - $165,506 Range

Cigna
3.8

Cigna

Software Engineer Manager

$150,287

 /yr
Range: $96K - $150K

$96K

$150K

$96,173 - $150,287 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Software Engineer Manager salaries

The national average salary for a Software Engineer Manager is $147,574 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Software Engineer Manager salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 273 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Software Engineer Manager employees.

The highest salary for a Software Engineer Manager in United States is $202,847 per year.

The lowest salary for a Software Engineer Manager in United States is $107,362 per year.

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

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent software engineer manager salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$205,000
per year
A Software Engineering Manager in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $205,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$160,000
per year
A Software Manager in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $160,000 per year
Additional Pay
$25k cash bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$120,000
per year
A Software Engineering Manager in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $120,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$100,000
per year
A Software Engineering Manager in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Public
$182,500
per year
A Principal Software Engineering Manager in the Charlotte, NC Area area reported making $182,500 per year
Additional Pay
$25k cash bonus
$32k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Charlotte, NC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$145,000
per year
A Manager, Software Engineering in the Kansas City, MO Area area reported making $145,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Kansas City, MO Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$161,000
per year
A Software Manager in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $161,000 per year
Additional Pay
$15k cash bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Atlanta, GA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$140,000
per year
A Software Manager in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $140,000 per year
Additional Pay
$11k cash bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$131,000
per year
A Software Engineering Manager in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $131,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$95,000
per year
A Software Engineer Manager in the Eugene, OR Area area reported making $95,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Eugene, OR Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
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