How much does a Software Manager make?

Updated Jul 22, 2021

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$145,874 /yr
Average Base Pay

327 salaries

$105K

Low

$146K

Average

$203K

High

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The national average salary for Software Manager is $145,874 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Software Manager salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 327 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Software Manager employees.

Seniority Levels

L3
Software Engineering Manager$164,942 /yr
L4
Software Engineer IV$139,431 /yr
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ServiceNow
4.3

ServiceNow

Software Manager

$197,313

 /yr
Range: $197K - $197K
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$197K

$197K

$197,313 - $197,313 Range

NVIDIA
4.7

NVIDIA

Software Manager

$170,093

 /yr
Range: $149K - $268K

$149K

$268K

$148,851 - $267,716 Range

EMC
3.8

EMC

Software Manager

$143,056

 /yr
Range: $128K - $162K

$128K

$162K

$127,771 - $162,098 Range

Supermedia
2.2

Supermedia

Software Manager

$131,530

 /yr
Range: $116K - $154K

$116K

$154K

$116,301 - $154,411 Range

Northrop Grumman
4

Northrop Grumman

Software Manager

$161,315

 /yr
Range: $156K - $200K

$156K

$200K

$156,138 - $199,834 Range

Amazon
3.8

Amazon

Software Manager

$156,565

 /yr
Range: $145K - $170K

$145K

$170K

$145,000 - $170,000 Range

IBM
3.9

IBM

Software Manager

$134,761

 /yr
Range: $111K - $164K

$111K

$164K

$110,875 - $164,263 Range

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Fidelity National Financial
3.6

Fidelity National Financial

Software Manager

$147,942

 /yr
Range: $71K - $159K

$71K

$159K

$71,202 - $159,009 Range

Texas Instruments
4.2

Texas Instruments

Software Manager

$148,293

 /yr
Range: $132K - $161K

$132K

$161K

$132,156 - $161,431 Range

SAS Institute
4.1

SAS Institute

Software Manager

$147,398

 /yr
Range: $146K - $158K

$146K

$158K

$146,108 - $158,438 Range

DoubleDown Interactive
3.8

DoubleDown Interactive

Software Manager

$156,912

 /yr
Range: $141K - $158K

$141K

$158K

$141,445 - $157,547 Range

Microsoft
4.4

Microsoft

Software Manager

$186,064

 /yr
Range: $151K - $200K

$151K

$200K

$150,521 - $200,000 Range

Sigma Designs
3.9

Sigma Designs

Software Manager

$184,120

 /yr
Range: $162K - $184K

$162K

$184K

$161,534 - $184,120 Range

Dassault Systemes
3.9

Dassault Systemes

Software Manager

$142,545

 /yr
Range: $117K - $149K

$117K

$149K

$117,331 - $149,460 Range

BAE Systems USA
3.8

BAE Systems USA

Software Manager

$185,293

 /yr
Range: $171K - $192K

$171K

$192K

$170,865 - $192,225 Range

Motorola Mobility
4

Motorola Mobility

Software Manager

$154,877

 /yr
Range: $151K - $162K

$151K

$162K

$150,945 - $162,279 Range

eTouch Systems
2.6

eTouch Systems

Software Manager

$133,544

 /yr
Range: $122K - $144K

$122K

$144K

$121,735 - $144,135 Range

ASCENT
3.1

ASCENT

Software Manager

$136,090

 /yr
Range: $131K - $137K

$131K

$137K

$130,807 - $136,908 Range

Oracle
3.7

Oracle

Software Manager

$164,877

 /yr
Range: $135K - $173K

$135K

$173K

$135,312 - $172,962 Range

Micron Technology
3.7

Micron Technology

Software Manager

$131,695

 /yr
Range: $132K - $173K

$132K

$173K

$131,634 - $172,931 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Software Manager salaries

The national average salary for a Software Manager is $145,874 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Software Manager salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 327 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Software Manager employees.

The highest salary for a Software Manager in United States is $202,537 per year.

The lowest salary for a Software Manager in United States is $105,063 per year.

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

Recent Salary Reports

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

$133,000
per year
A Software Engineering Manager in the Tampa, FL Area area reported making $133,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Tampa, FL Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$240,000
per year
A Software Engineering Manager in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $240,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$110,000
per year
A Software Engineering Manager in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area reported making $110,000 per year
Additional Pay
$7k cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$165,000
per year
A Software Engineering Manager in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area reported making $165,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$121,000
per year
A Software Engineering Manager in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $121,000 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Austin, TX Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$145,000
per year
A Software Engineering Manager in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $145,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$140,000
per year
A Software Engineering Manager in the Baltimore, MD Area area reported making $140,000 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Baltimore, MD Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$96,000
per year
A Software Engineering Manager in the Oklahoma City, OK Area area reported making $96,000 per year
Additional Pay
$3k cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Oklahoma City, OK Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Government
$155,000
per year
A Software Manager in the Rochester, NY Area area reported making $155,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Rochester, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
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