Cisco Systems Software Engineer Salaries

Updated Jan 21, 2022



Base Pay Average

7,184 Salaries


Additional Pay Average:




$10,231 Avg

Cash Bonus

Reported in 85 salaries

$4,039 - $71,470 Range

$20,462 Avg

Stock Bonus

Reported in 57 salaries

$623 - $103,759 Range

$3,015 Avg

Profit Sharing

Reported in 1 salaries

$3,015 - $3,015 Range

$1,551 Avg


Reported in 2 salaries

$103 - $3,000 Range
Commission Sharing has not been reported for this role

How much does a Software Engineer at Cisco Systems make?

The typical Cisco Systems Software Engineer salary is $129,699 per year. Software Engineer salaries at Cisco Systems can range from $41,424 - $250,915 per year. This estimate is based upon 7184 Cisco Systems Software Engineer salary report(s) provided by employees or estimated based upon statistical methods. When factoring in bonuses and additional compensation, a Software Engineer at Cisco Systems can expect to make an average total pay of $132,168 per year.


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Cisco Systems Salary FAQs

The average salary for a Software Engineer is $108,249 per year in United States, which is 16% lower than the average Cisco Systems salary of $129,699 per year for this job.

The salary trajectory of a Software 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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