Amazon Software Development Engineer Salaries

Updated Nov 25, 2021



Base Pay Average

6,411 Salaries


Additional Pay Average:




$26,141 Avg

Cash Bonus

Reported in 62 salaries

$8,022 - $80,000 Range

$25,136 Avg

Stock Bonus

Reported in 88 salaries

$3,008 - $122,400 Range
Profit Sharing, Commission Sharing, Tips have not been reported for this role

How much does a Software Development Engineer at Amazon make?

The typical Amazon Software Development Engineer salary is $123,434 per year. Software Development Engineer salaries at Amazon can range from $90,000 - $235,490 per year. This estimate is based upon 6411 Amazon Software Development Engineer salary report(s) provided by employees or estimated based upon statistical methods. When factoring in bonuses and additional compensation, a Software Development Engineer at Amazon can expect to make an average total pay of $132,161 per year.


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The average salary for a Software Development Engineer is $118,118 per year in United States, which is 4% lower than the average Amazon salary of $123,434 per year for this job.

The salary trajectory of a Software Development Engineer ranges between locations and employers. The salary starts at $114,778 per year and goes up to $194,428 per year for the highest level of seniority.

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