IBM Staff Software Engineer Salaries

Updated May 10, 2022



Base Pay Average

941 Salaries


Additional Pay Average:




$2,221 Avg

Cash Bonus

Reported in 53 salaries

$319 - $22,197 Range

$10,095 Avg

Stock Bonus

Reported in 4 salaries

$2,751 - $114,987 Range

$1,100 Avg

Profit Sharing

Reported in 7 salaries

$638 - $1,171 Range
Commission Sharing, Tips have not been reported for this role

How much does a Staff Software Engineer at IBM make?

The typical IBM Staff Software Engineer salary is $124,570 per year. Staff Software Engineer salaries at IBM can range from $12,551 - $198,798 per year. This estimate is based upon 941 IBM Staff Software Engineer salary report(s) provided by employees or estimated based upon statistical methods. When factoring in bonuses and additional compensation, a Staff Software Engineer at IBM can expect to make an average total pay of $125,601 per year.


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IBM Salary FAQs

The average salary for a Staff Software Engineer is $154,853 per year in United States, which is 24% higher than the average IBM salary of $124,570 per year for this job.

The salary trajectory of a Staff Software Engineer ranges between locations and employers. The salary starts at $117,019 per year and goes up to $118,343 per year for the highest level of seniority.

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