Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Software Engineering Manager make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$185,515 / yrTotal Pay
$158,444 / yrBase Pay
$27,071 / yrAdditional Pay

$185,515

 / yr
$59K$684K
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The estimated total pay for a Software Engineering Manager is $185,515 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $158,444 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 $27,071 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 Engineering Manager salary is $158,444. Salaries can range from $58,593 - $683,672. When factoring in additional pay and benefits, Software Engineering Manager in United States can expect their total pay value to be on average $185,515.

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What are some related job titles for Software Engineering Manager?

Some related job titles are Software Director Salaries with median pay of $237,336, Principal Software Engineer Salaries with median pay of $176,946, Software Development Manager Salaries with median pay of $181,815, Software Engineering Director Salaries with median pay of $188,672.

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Meta
4.3

Meta

Software Engineering Manager

$251,216

 /yr
Range: $196K - $313K

$196K

$313K

$195,659 - $312,674 Range

Microsoft
4.4

Microsoft

Software Engineering Manager

$212,870

 /yr
Range: $122K - $266K

$122K

$266K

$122,120 - $265,892 Range

Intel Corporation
4.3

Intel Corporation

Software Engineering Manager

$178,475

 /yr
Range: $117K - $278K

$117K

$278K

$116,955 - $278,010 Range

Capital One
4.2

Capital One

Software Engineering Manager

$158,471

 /yr
Range: $127K - $223K

$127K

$223K

$126,532 - $222,785 Range

Apple
4.2

Apple

Software Engineering Manager

$214,574

 /yr
Range: $163K - $271K

$163K

$271K

$162,726 - $270,711 Range

Google
4.5

Google

Software Engineering Manager

$235,277

 /yr
Range: $123K - $303K

$123K

$303K

$123,240 - $302,623 Range

NetApp
4.3

NetApp

Software Engineering Manager

$190,133

 /yr
Range: $139K - $229K

$139K

$229K

$139,122 - $229,183 Range

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LinkedIn
4.5

LinkedIn

Software Engineering Manager

$244,284

 /yr
Range: $198K - $261K

$198K

$261K

$198,253 - $260,576 Range

ServiceNow
4.5

ServiceNow

Software Engineering Manager

$184,689

 /yr
Range: $185K - $221K

$185K

$221K

$184,518 - $221,012 Range

Accenture
4.1

Accenture

Software Engineering Manager

$145,495

 /yr
Range: $119K - $198K

$119K

$198K

$119,292 - $197,541 Range

Cisco Systems
4.3

Cisco Systems

Software Engineering Manager

$171,535

 /yr
Range: $141K - $217K

$141K

$217K

$140,518 - $216,964 Range

Yahoo
4.0

Yahoo

Software Engineering Manager

$174,634

 /yr
Range: $151K - $270K

$151K

$270K

$150,894 - $270,279 Range

Lockheed Martin
4.1

Lockheed Martin

Software Engineering Manager

$172,709

 /yr
Range: $134K - $216K

$134K

$216K

$134,382 - $215,876 Range

Northrop Grumman
4.0

Northrop Grumman

Software Engineering Manager

$158,362

 /yr
Range: $123K - $193K

$123K

$193K

$122,755 - $192,636 Range

Amazon
3.8

Amazon

Software Engineering Manager

$171,252

 /yr
Range: $136K - $279K

$136K

$279K

$136,343 - $279,441 Range

Salesforce
4.5

Salesforce

Software Engineering Manager

$177,434

 /yr
Range: $117K - $202K

$117K

$202K

$117,054 - $202,049 Range

IBM
4.1

IBM

Software Engineering Manager

$162,166

 /yr
Range: $112K - $207K

$112K

$207K

$111,578 - $207,040 Range

EMC
3.7

EMC

Software Engineering Manager

$168,174

 /yr
Range: $156K - $194K

$156K

$194K

$155,956 - $194,361 Range

Boeing
3.8

Boeing

Software Engineering Manager

$170,295

 /yr
Range: $142K - $200K

$142K

$200K

$141,599 - $199,639 Range

NVIDIA
4.7

NVIDIA

Software Engineering Manager

$238,305

 /yr
Range: $205K - $238K

$205K

$238K

$205,204 - $238,305 Range

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$145,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

7 days ago by a Software Engineering Manager with 1 to 3 years of experience

$250,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$150,000/yr
Stock Bonus$300,000/yr

8 days ago by a Principal Software Engineering Manager with 7 to 9 years of experience

$155,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$15,500/yr
Stock Bonus$15,000/yr

8 days ago by a Software Engineering Manager with 1 to 3 years of experience

$150,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$10,000/yr
Stock Bonus$15,000/yr

8 days ago by a Manager Software Engineering with 4 to 6 years of experience

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$75,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$6,500/yr

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

$350,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Software Engineering Manager with 7 to 9 years of experience

$104,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Software License Manager with 10 to 14 years of experience

$160,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Manager Software Engineering with 7 to 9 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Software Engineering Manager salaries

The national average salary for a Software Engineering Manager is $167,639 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Software Engineering Manager salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 3811 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Software Engineering Manager employees.

The highest salary for a Software Engineering Manager in United States is $223,832 per year.

The lowest salary for a Software Engineering Manager in United States is $125,553 per year.

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