Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Software make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$77,998 / yrTotal Pay
$73,035 / yrBase Pay
$4,964 / yrAdditional Pay

$77,998

 / yr
$45K$143K
Most Likely Range
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The estimated total pay for a Software is $77,998 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $73,035 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 $4,964 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

$106,364 /yr
Software Engineer
$147,287 /yr
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Top Paying Companies

For a Software in United States

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

1
Google
$212,713/yr
2
Meta
$197,743/yr
4
eBay
$193,567/yr
6
Apple
$183,094/yr
8
Yahoo
$179,179/yr

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Top Paying Industries

For a Software in United States

The top 5 paying industries for a Software in United States are Information Technology with a median total pay of $177,787, Manufacturing with a median total pay of $123,197, Financial Services with a median total pay of $123,081, Telecommunications with a median total pay of $113,082, and Management & Consulting with a median total pay of $104,949.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$177,787

    16% Higher than other industries

  • ManufacturingManufacturing$123,197

    22% Lower than other industries

  • Financial ServicesFinancial Services$123,081

    22% Lower than other industries

  • TelecommunicationsTelecommunications$113,082

    32% Lower than other industries

  • Management & ConsultingManagement & Consulting$104,949

    43% Lower than other industries

Information Technology

Top paying companies in Information Technology for Software are Google, Meta, and NVIDIA.

GoogleGoogle$212,713/yr
MetaMeta$197,743/yr
NVIDIANVIDIA$195,415/yr

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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.

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Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date or Time

Software Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$202,000

/yr

$152K | $50K

Submitted Yesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Software Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$90,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Software Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$38

/hr

Submitted Yesterday

4-6 years
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Software Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$78,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
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Software Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$133,000

/yr

$115K | $18K

Submitted Yesterday

4-6 years
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Software Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$140,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
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Software Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$160,000

/yr

$110K | $50K

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
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Software Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$149,000

/yr

$139K | $10K

Submitted Yesterday

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Software Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$235,000

/yr

$175K | $60K

Submitted Yesterday

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Software pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Software is $73,035 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Software salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1682 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Software employees.

The highest salary for a Software in United States is $133,653 per year.

The lowest salary for a Software in United States is $42,360 per year.

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