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Software Engineer Salaries

Updated 21 May 2022
US$1,08,249 /yr
Average Base Pay

3,14,918 salaries

US$73T

Low

US$1L

Average

US$2L

High

Additional Cash Compensation
AverageUS$11,181RangeUS$1,975 - US$63,295

How much does a Software Engineer make?

The estimated total pay for a Software Engineer is US$1,19,430 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of US$1,08,249 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is US$11,181 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role. The typical Software Engineer salary is US$1,08,249. Salaries can range from US$75,033 - US$2,23,687. When factoring in additional pay and benefits, Software Engineer in United States can expect their total pay value to be on average US$1,19,430.

What is the salary trajectory for a Software Engineer?
US$1,08,249 /yr
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US$1,31,206 /yr
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What are some related job titles for a Software Engineer?

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$1,50,000

 /yr
Range: US$28T - US$6L

US$28T

US$6L

US$28,395 - US$5,64,575 Range

Microsoft
4.4

Microsoft

Software Engineer

US$1,21,050

 /yr
Range: US$50T - US$3L

US$50T

US$3L

US$50,000 - US$2,92,212 Range

Meta
4.3

Meta

Software Engineer

US$1,67,000

 /yr
Range: US$58T - US$5L

US$58T

US$5L

US$57,650 - US$4,74,500 Range

Cisco Systems
4.3

Cisco Systems

Software Engineer

US$1,28,236

 /yr
Range: US$53T - US$3L

US$53T

US$3L

US$53,088 - US$2,56,772 Range

Fujitsu
3.7

Fujitsu

Software Engineer

US$1,19,250

 /yr
Range: US$85T - US$2L

US$85T

US$2L

US$85,000 - US$1,81,386 Range

Qualcomm
4.1

Qualcomm

Software Engineer

US$1,13,495

 /yr
Range: US$60T - US$2L

US$60T

US$2L

US$59,922 - US$2,10,415 Range

Intel Corporation
4.3

Intel Corporation

Software Engineer

US$1,18,634

 /yr
Range: US$20T - US$2L

US$20T

US$2L

US$19,758 - US$2,46,837 Range

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NVIDIA
4.7

NVIDIA

Software Engineer

US$1,64,580

 /yr
Range: US$33T - US$3L

US$33T

US$3L

US$33,329 - US$2,68,211 Range

Amazon
3.8

Amazon

Software Engineer

US$1,33,150

 /yr
Range: US$45T - US$11L

US$45T

US$11L

US$44,556 - US$11,16,950 Range

Uber
4.0

Uber

Software Engineer

US$1,41,389

 /yr
Range: US$33T - US$3L

US$33T

US$3L

US$32,951 - US$2,91,513 Range

IBM
4.1

IBM

Software Engineer

US$1,18,555

 /yr
Range: US$40T - US$4L

US$40T

US$4L

US$40,000 - US$4,36,760 Range

Cerner
3.6

Cerner

Software Engineer

US$74,720

 /yr
Range: US$55T - US$1L

US$55T

US$1L

US$54,957 - US$1,47,540 Range

Birlasoft
3.7

Birlasoft

Software Engineer

US$1,04,847

 /yr
Range: US$69T - US$2L

US$69T

US$2L

US$68,573 - US$1,72,275 Range

Quora, Inc.
4.4

Quora, Inc.

Software Engineer

US$1,45,005

 /yr
Range: US$1L - US$2L

US$1L

US$2L

US$1,32,165 - US$2,27,739 Range

Mphasis
3.7

Mphasis

Software Engineer

US$88,597

 /yr
Range: US$45T - US$2L

US$45T

US$2L

US$44,600 - US$1,77,532 Range

Applied Materials
4.0

Applied Materials

Software Engineer

US$1,48,337

 /yr
Range: US$66T - US$2L

US$66T

US$2L

US$66,416 - US$2,30,449 Range

Yahoo
4.0

Yahoo

Software Engineer

US$1,41,353

 /yr
Range: US$29T - US$3L

US$29T

US$3L

US$29,239 - US$3,23,908 Range

Apple
4.2

Apple

Software Engineer

US$1,42,785

 /yr
Range: US$30T - US$6L

US$30T

US$6L

US$30,170 - US$5,86,538 Range

LinkedIn
4.5

LinkedIn

Software Engineer

US$1,52,493

 /yr
Range: US$1L - US$4L

US$1L

US$4L

US$1,00,686 - US$3,51,326 Range

Bloomberg L.P.
4.1

Bloomberg L.P.

Software Engineer

US$1,62,688

 /yr
Range: US$53T - US$3L

US$53T

US$3L

US$53,030 - US$3,04,150 Range

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US$1,00,000

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7 days ago by a Software Engineer with 1 to 3 years of experience

US$1,20,000

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7 days ago by a SWE with 1 to 3 years of experience

US$1,29,000

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US$70,000

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US$1,29,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

7 days ago by a Software Development Engineer (SDE) with less than one year of experience

US$1,40,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

7 days ago by a Software Engineer with 1 to 3 years of experience

US$1,65,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

7 days ago by a Software Engineer with 1 to 3 years of experience

US$1,53,000

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7 days ago by a Software Engineer with 4 to 6 years of experience

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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.