Microsoft Software Development Engineer Salaries

Updated Jun 27, 2022



Base Pay Average

6,298 Salaries


Additional Pay Average:




$17,045 Avg

Cash Bonus

Reported in 200 salaries

$1,594 - $68,949 Range

$33,763 Avg

Stock Bonus

Reported in 204 salaries

$277 - $134,695 Range
Profit Sharing, Commission Sharing, Tips have not been reported for this role

How much does a Software Development Engineer at Microsoft make?

The typical Microsoft Software Development Engineer salary is $131,212 per year. Software Development Engineer salaries at Microsoft can range from $84,301 - $238,316 per year. This estimate is based upon 6298 Microsoft 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 Microsoft can expect to make an average total pay of $149,864 per year.


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Microsoft Salary FAQs

The average salary for a Software Development Engineer is $118,118 per year in United States, which is 9% lower than the average Microsoft salary of $131,212 per year for this job.

The salary trajectory of a Software Development Engineer ranges between locations and employers. The salary starts at $117,019 per year and goes up to $197,798 per year for the highest level of seniority.

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