How much does a Software Engineer make?

Updated 7 Dec 2021
US$1L /yr
Average Base Pay

3,14,918 salaries

US$73T

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US$1L

Average

US$2L

High

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How much does a Software Engineer make? The national average salary for a Software Engineer is $1,08,249 in United States. Filter by location to see Software Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 3,14,918 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Software Engineer employees.

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Software EngineerUS$1L /yr
L3
Senior Software EngineerUS$1L /yr
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Entry Level Software Engineer

US$76,882

per year

Principal Software Engineer

US$1,56,483

per year

Software Development Engineer

US$1,18,118

per year

Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET)

US$1,00,730

per year

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Google
4.5

Google

Software Engineer

US$1,40,000

 /yr
Range: US$18T - US$3L
20,262 salaries
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US$18T

US$3L

US$17,548 - US$2,93,625 Range

Microsoft
4.4

Microsoft

Software Engineer

US$1,20,000

 /yr
Range: US$22T - US$3L

US$22T

US$3L

US$21,690 - US$3,00,000 Range

Meta
4.3

Meta

Software Engineer

US$1,59,000

 /yr
Range: US$11T - US$3L

US$11T

US$3L

US$11,326 - US$2,95,701 Range

Cisco Systems
4.3

Cisco Systems

Software Engineer

US$1,26,545

 /yr
Range: US$41T - US$10L

US$41T

US$10L

US$40,877 - US$9,84,535 Range

Fujitsu
3.6

Fujitsu

Software Engineer

US$1,15,260

 /yr
Range: US$82T - US$2L

US$82T

US$2L

US$81,764 - US$1,74,257 Range

Qualcomm
4.2

Qualcomm

Software Engineer

US$1,08,671

 /yr
Range: US$58T - US$2L

US$58T

US$2L

US$57,567 - US$2,02,145 Range

NVIDIA
4.7

NVIDIA

Software Engineer

US$1,91,339

 /yr
Range: US$79T - US$3L

US$79T

US$3L

US$78,998 - US$2,58,527 Range

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Intel Corporation
4.2

Intel Corporation

Software Engineer

US$1,12,502

 /yr
Range: US$51T - US$3L

US$51T

US$3L

US$50,842 - US$2,73,694 Range

Uber
4

Uber

Software Engineer

US$1,43,324

 /yr
Range: US$32T - US$2L

US$32T

US$2L

US$31,656 - US$2,40,098 Range

Amazon
3.7

Amazon

Software Engineer

US$1,30,000

 /yr
Range: US$12T - US$3L

US$12T

US$3L

US$11,765 - US$2,64,900 Range

IBM
4

IBM

Software Engineer

US$1,12,186

 /yr
Range: US$60T - US$3L

US$60T

US$3L

US$60,115 - US$2,89,403 Range

Birlasoft
3.6

Birlasoft

Software Engineer

US$1,00,727

 /yr
Range: US$66T - US$2L

US$66T

US$2L

US$65,878 - US$1,65,504 Range

Cerner
3.7

Cerner

Software Engineer

US$72,543

 /yr
Range: US$55T - US$1L

US$55T

US$1L

US$54,763 - US$1,31,541 Range

Quora, Inc.
4.2

Quora, Inc.

Software Engineer

US$1,39,306

 /yr
Range: US$1L - US$2L

US$1L

US$2L

US$1,26,970 - US$2,18,789 Range

Mphasis
3.6

Mphasis

Software Engineer

US$86,884

 /yr
Range: US$51T - US$2L

US$51T

US$2L

US$51,235 - US$1,80,901 Range

Applied Materials
4

Applied Materials

Software Engineer

US$1,42,507

 /yr
Range: US$64T - US$2L

US$64T

US$2L

US$63,805 - US$2,18,708 Range

Yahoo
4

Yahoo

Software Engineer

US$1,36,726

 /yr
Range: US$28T - US$3L

US$28T

US$3L

US$28,090 - US$3,11,178 Range

LinkedIn
4.4

LinkedIn

Software Engineer

US$1,46,500

 /yr
Range: US$97T - US$3L

US$97T

US$3L

US$97,004 - US$3,37,935 Range

Bloomberg L.P.
4.1

Bloomberg L.P.

Software Engineer

US$1,57,726

 /yr
Range: US$1L - US$3L

US$1L

US$3L

US$1,00,875 - US$2,90,000 Range

Apple
4.2

Apple

Software Engineer

US$1,40,000

 /yr
Range: US$15T - US$5L

US$15T

US$5L

US$14,839 - US$4,63,693 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Software Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Software Engineer is US$1,08,249 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Software Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 314918 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Software Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Software Engineer in United States is US$1,60,392 per year.

The lowest salary for a Software Engineer in United States is US$73,058 per year.