Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Software Manager make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

Industry

$202,787 / yrTotal Pay
$145,527 / yrBase Pay
$57,259 / yrAdditional Pay

$202,787

 / yr
$124K$339K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Software Manager is $202,787 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $145,527 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 $57,259 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 Manager

$147,634 /yr
Software Engineer Manager
$160,688 /yr
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Related Job Titles

For Software Manager

Some related job titles are Engineering Manager Salaries with median pay of $212,481, Software Manager Salaries with median pay of $206,479, Technical Manager Salaries with median pay of $130,143, Development Manager Salaries with median pay of $140,022.

Top Paying Companies

For a Software Manager in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Software Manager in United States. Employers include NVIDIA, Amazon and ServiceNow.

1
NVIDIA
$352,298/yr
4
Oracle
$268,497/yr
5
SAS
$266,041/yr
6
IBM
$255,107/yr

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Virtusa
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Software Manager ISee 55 salaries from all locations

$155,995

 / yr

$279,641

 / yr

$337,990

 / yr

$352,298

 / yr

$176,735

 / yr

$178,263

 / yr

$268,497

 / yr

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$255,107

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$266,041

 / yr

$173,691

 / yr

$174,511

 / yr

$260,866

 / yr

$247,185

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$216,812

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$310,384

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$170,058

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What is the pay outlook for Engineering?

Engineering jobs are in high demand with workers receiving generous compensation packages and bonuses. Engineering offers ample opportunity for growth and development with transferable skills across an array of fields from software, supply chain and logistics to aerospace. Most roles require at least a bachelor’s degree. To remain competitive, job-seekers should consider specialization or skill-specific programs such as coding boot-camps or certifications.

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 Manager

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$167,000

/yr

$149K | $18K

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Software Engineer Manager

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$120,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Software Engineering Manager

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$133,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Software Engineering Manager

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$85,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Software Engineering Manager

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$360,000

/yr

$200K | $160K

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Software Engineering Manager

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$159,000

/yr

$150K | $9K

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Software Engineering Manager

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$214,125

/yr

$173K | $41K

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Software Engineering Manager

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$192,000

/yr

$160K | $32K

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Principal Software Engineering Manager

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$377,000

/yr

$237K | $140K

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday

Software Manager pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Software Manager is $145,527 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Software Manager salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 524 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Software Manager employees.

The highest salary for a Software Manager in United States is $234,460 per year.

The lowest salary for a Software Manager in United States is $90,328 per year.

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