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Salary Details for a Software Development Engineer at Amazon

Updated Nov 21, 2022

Total Pay Estimate & Range

$197,667/yr
Total Pay
$137,867/yrBase Pay
$59,799/yrAll Additional PaySee Total Pay Breakdown below

$197,667

 / yr
$133K$303K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Software Development Engineer at Amazon is $197,667 per year. This number represents 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 base pay is $137,867 per year. The estimated additional pay is $59,799 per year. Additional pay could include bonus, stock, commission, profit sharing or tips. 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 Breakdown

$197,667

Total Pay

Pay TypePay EstimateMost Likely Range% of Total Pay
Base Pay
$137,867/yr$98K - $194K69.7%
Bonus
$21,575/yr$16K - $30K10.9%
Stock
$38,224/yr$29K - $54K19.3%

Recent Salaries for a Software Development Engineer at Amazon

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SDE I

1-3 years

Seattle, WA

$248,000/yr

$131K

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$27K

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$90K

Nov 18, 2022

1-3 years
Nov 18, 2022
SDE I

0-1 year

New York, NY

$226,000/yr

$140K

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$55K

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$31K

Nov 17, 2022

0-1 year
Nov 17, 2022
SDE I

1-3 years

Seattle, WA

$204,000/yr

$131K

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$28K

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$45K

Nov 15, 2022

1-3 years
Nov 15, 2022
SDE I

1-3 years

Seattle, WA

$179,000/yr

$123K

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$36K

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$20K

Oct 26, 2022

1-3 years
Oct 26, 2022
SDE I

1-3 years

Seattle, WA

$172,000/yr

$127K

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$22K

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$23K

Oct 24, 2022

1-3 years
Oct 24, 2022
SDE I

0-1 year

Denver, CO

$260,000/yr

$127K

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$38K

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$95K

Oct 24, 2022

0-1 year
Oct 24, 2022
SDE I

1-3 years

Dallas, TX

$290,000/yr

$129K

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$49K

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$112K

Oct 18, 2022

1-3 years
Oct 18, 2022
SDE I

0-1 year

Seattle, WA

$231,000/yr

$114K

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$36K

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$81K

Oct 17, 2022

0-1 year
Oct 17, 2022
SDE I

0-1 year

Austin, TX

$181,000/yr

$129K

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$28K

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$24K

Oct 12, 2022

0-1 year
Oct 12, 2022
SDE I

1-3 years

San Diego, CA

$187,000/yr

$144K

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$18K

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$25K

Oct 10, 2022

1-3 years
Oct 10, 2022
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Software Development Engineer Salaries by Demographic

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White
5 salaries

$148,600

/yr
Asian
29 salaries

$133,597

/yr
Race/Ethnicity Not Reported
211 salaries

$139,939

/yr
Indigenous American or Alaska Native
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The average salary for a Software Development Engineer is $107,527 per year in United States, which is 45% lower than the average Amazon salary of $197,667 per year for this job.

The salary trajectory of a Software Development Engineer ranges between locations and employers. The salary starts at $123,073 per year and goes up to $202,256 per year for the highest level of seniority.

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