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How much does a Software Engineer make?

Updated 11 May 2021
$104,721 /yr
Average Base Pay

294,513 salaries

$71K

Low

$105K

Average

$155K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Software Engineer is $104,721 in United States. Filter by location to see Software Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 294,513 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Software Engineer employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Software Engineer$104,721 /yr
L3
Senior Software Engineer$126,471 /yr
L4
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Related Job Titles

Entry Level Software Engineer

$75,085

per year

Principal Software Engineer

$150,650

per year

Software Development Engineer

$114,362

per year

Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET)

$98,272

per year

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Google
4.5

Google

Software Engineer

$145,000

 /yr
Range: $28K - $300K
19,003 salaries
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$28K

$300K

$27,989 - $300,000 Range

Microsoft
4.4

Microsoft

Software Engineer

$120,000

 /yr
Range: $60K - $242K

$60K

$242K

$60,000 - $242,350 Range

Facebook
4.3

Facebook

Software Engineer

$160,000

 /yr
Range: $54K - $290K

$54K

$290K

$53,708 - $289,800 Range

Cisco Systems
4.3

Cisco Systems

Software Engineer

$120,987

 /yr
Range: $39K - $946K

$39K

$946K

$38,566 - $945,779 Range

Fujitsu
3.5

Fujitsu

Software Engineer

$117,575

 /yr
Range: $79K - $173K

$79K

$173K

$78,613 - $173,201 Range

Qualcomm
4.1

Qualcomm

Software Engineer

$105,700

 /yr
Range: $56K - $184K

$56K

$184K

$55,711 - $184,188 Range

NVIDIA
4.7

NVIDIA

Software Engineer

$152,017

 /yr
Range: $91K - $240K

$91K

$240K

$90,593 - $240,428 Range

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Intel Corporation
4.2

Intel Corporation

Software Engineer

$107,000

 /yr
Range: $47K - $260K

$47K

$260K

$47,331 - $259,737 Range

Uber
4

Uber

Software Engineer

$137,141

 /yr
Range: $31K - $231K

$31K

$231K

$30,630 - $230,938 Range

Birlasoft
3.5

Birlasoft

Software Engineer

$96,844

 /yr
Range: $65K - $159K

$65K

$159K

$65,109 - $159,125 Range

IBM
3.9

IBM

Software Engineer

$104,429

 /yr
Range: $47K - $276K

$47K

$276K

$46,643 - $276,150 Range

Cerner
3.8

Cerner

Software Engineer

$71,389

 /yr
Range: $66K - $118K

$66K

$118K

$65,510 - $118,421 Range

Quora, Inc.
3.7

Quora, Inc.

Software Engineer

$133,936

 /yr
Range: $125K - $211K

$125K

$211K

$125,418 - $210,609 Range

Mphasis
3.6

Mphasis

Software Engineer

$84,912

 /yr
Range: $52K - $164K

$52K

$164K

$52,437 - $163,981 Range

Applied Materials
4

Applied Materials

Software Engineer

$160,239

 /yr
Range: $75K - $213K

$75K

$213K

$74,636 - $213,053 Range

Amazon
3.8

Amazon

Software Engineer

$127,000

 /yr
Range: $46K - $292K

$46K

$292K

$46,375 - $292,350 Range

Yahoo
4.1

Yahoo

Software Engineer

$128,470

 /yr
Range: $13K - $279K

$13K

$279K

$12,814 - $279,401 Range

LinkedIn
4.4

LinkedIn

Software Engineer

$140,853

 /yr
Range: $100K - $223K

$100K

$223K

$99,889 - $223,168 Range

American Solutions Inc

Software Engineer

$80,920

 /yr
Range: $80K - $92K

$80K

$92K

$80,283 - $92,228 Range

Bloomberg L.P.
4.1

Bloomberg L.P.

Software Engineer

$150,361

 /yr
Range: $106K - $227K

$106K

$227K

$106,238 - $226,778 Range

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Frequently asked questions about Software Engineer salaries

The average salary for a Software Engineer is $104,721 in United States. Salaries estimates are based on 294513 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Software Engineer employees in United States.

The highest salary for a Software Engineer in United States is $154,938 per year.

The lowest salary for a Software Engineer in United States is $70,780 per year.

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