Microsoft Software Engineering Manager Salaries

Updated Oct 21, 2021



Base Pay Average

177 Salaries


Additional Pay Average:




$42,111 Avg

Cash Bonus

Reported in 21 salaries

$29 - $108,907 Range

$55,419 Avg

Stock Bonus

Reported in 20 salaries

$23 - $356,419 Range

$81,467 Avg

Profit Sharing

Reported in 1 salaries

$81,467 - $81,467 Range
Commission Sharing, Tips have not been reported for this role

How much does a Software Engineering Manager at Microsoft make?

The typical Microsoft Software Engineering Manager salary is $204,569 per year. Software Engineering Manager salaries at Microsoft can range from $131,512 - $254,585 per year. This estimate is based upon 177 Microsoft Software Engineering Manager salary report(s) provided by employees or estimated based upon statistical methods. When factoring in bonuses and additional compensation, a Software Engineering Manager at Microsoft can expect to make an average total pay of $205,784 per year.


Total Pay Average

Related Salaries at Microsoft

Average Base Pay (USD)


209 Salaries


63 Salaries


53 Salaries

Related Salaries

Average Base Salaries in (USD)
Average Base Salaries in (USD)

Software Engineering Manager




Range: $187K - $299K

182 salaries


$187,338 - $299,377 Range

Software Engineering Manager

Intel Corporation



Range: $112K - $266K

107 salaries


$111,981 - $266,188 Range

Software Engineering Manager

Capital One



Range: $121K - $213K

90 salaries


$121,151 - $213,311 Range

Microsoft Salary FAQs

The average salary for a Software Engineering Manager is $167,639 per year in United States, which is 18% lower than the average Microsoft salary of $204,569 per year for this job.

The salary trajectory of a Software Engineering Manager ranges between locations and employers. The salary starts at $114,778 per year and goes up to $197,282 per year for the highest level of seniority.

Popular Careers with Microsoft Job Seekers


Get Email Updates

Microsoft Benefits

Microsoft Photos

Microsoft photo of: Bellevue Bravern Entrance
Microsoft photo of: Our software development centers are located all over the world, including Canada, China, Denmark, Egypt, Germany, India, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Switzerland, the U.K., and the U.S.
Microsoft photo of: Connector and Shuttles
Microsoft photo of: Redmond brainstorm
Microsoft photo of: Dine and shop on campus, and discover some 4,000 works of art from our permanent collection.
Microsoft photo of: Redmond corridor meeting
See All Photos

Explore Software Engineering Manager Salaries

Software Engineering Manager Salaries by Location

Looking beyond Microsoft?

Check out the latest Software Engineering Manager Jobs or see Software Engineering Manager Salaries at other companies.

See if they're hiring! Check out the latest Microsoft Jobs

Don't Miss Out On a Job You Love
Upload a resume to easily apply to jobs from anywhere. It's simple to set up.