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Software Engineer Salaries

294,876 SalariesUpdated May 13, 2021

Average Base Pay
$105,588 / yr
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How much does a Software Engineer make?

The national average salary for a Software Engineer is $105,588 in United States. Filter by location to see Software Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 294,876 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Software Engineer employees.

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Software Engineer

Google

$148,000/yr

Range: $28K - $300K

19,018 salaries

$148,000/yr
$28K$300K

Software Engineer

Microsoft

$120,000/yr

Range: $60K - $244K

12,366 salaries

$120,000/yr
$60K$244K

Software Engineer

Facebook

$159,515/yr

Range: $54K - $291K

9,501 salaries

$159,515/yr
$54K$291K

Software Engineer

Cisco Systems

$122,186/yr

Range: $39K - $946K

6,904 salaries

$122,186/yr
$39K$946K

Software Engineer

Fujitsu

$118,597/yr

Range: $79K - $175K

5,691 salaries

$118,597/yr
$79K$175K

Software Engineer

Qualcomm

$105,744/yr

Range: $56K - $180K

5,190 salaries

$105,744/yr
$56K$180K

Software Engineer

NVIDIA

$166,756/yr

Range: $91K - $243K

4,899 salaries

$166,756/yr
$91K$243K

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Software Engineer

Intel Corporation

$121,706/yr

Range: $48K - $262K

4,749 salaries

$121,706/yr
$48K$262K

Software Engineer

Uber

$123,937/yr

Range: $31K - $233K

3,153 salaries

$123,937/yr
$31K$233K

Software Engineer

Birlasoft

$97,686/yr

Range: $66K - $161K

2,331 salaries

$97,686/yr
$66K$161K

Software Engineer

IBM

$105,520/yr

Range: $47K - $278K

2,122 salaries

$105,520/yr
$47K$278K

Software Engineer

Cerner

$71,920/yr

Range: $66K - $119K

2,086 salaries

$71,920/yr
$66K$119K

Software Engineer

Quora, Inc.

$135,101/yr

Range: $127K - $212K

2,014 salaries

$135,101/yr
$127K$212K

Software Engineer

Mphasis

$82,430/yr

Range: $48K - $178K

1,837 salaries

$82,430/yr
$48K$178K

Software Engineer

Applied Materials

$138,206/yr

Range: $75K - $215K

1,784 salaries

$138,206/yr
$75K$215K

Software Engineer

Amazon

$127,950/yr

Range: $19K - $295K

1,592 salaries

$127,950/yr
$19K$295K

Software Engineer

Yahoo

$129,587/yr

Range: $13K - $282K

1,569 salaries

$129,587/yr
$13K$282K

Software Engineer

LinkedIn

$142,078/yr

Range: $99K - $225K

1,439 salaries

$142,078/yr
$99K$225K

Software Engineer

American Solutions Inc

$81,624/yr

Range: $81K - $93K

1,328 salaries

$81,624/yr
$81K$93K

Software Engineer

Bloomberg L.P.

$152,362/yr

Range: $107K - $211K

1,291 salaries

$152,362/yr
$107K$211K

Recent Salary Reports

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

$98,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $98,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$128,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $128,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$110,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $110,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$110,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $110,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Jose, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$67,800
per year
A Software Engineer in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $67,800 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$67,800
per year
A Software Engineer in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $67,800 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$125,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $125,000 per year
Additional Pay
$13k cash bonus
Job Highlights
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$87,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $87,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private