SOFTWARE ENGINEER SALARY IN UNITED STATES

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Average gross salary for Software Engineer GROSS SALARY
US$ 106,627
Average net salary for Software Engineer NET SALARY
US$ 79,682
The most typical salary for Software Engineer MOST TYPICAL GROSS
US$ 102,229
  Updated: 02 Jan 2021   Diff. gross vs. net: 25%
  Salary entries: 197

Average salary for Software Engineer in United States is US$ 106,627.

Average take home earning is US$ 79,682 (Net).

The most typical salary is US$ 102,229 (Gross).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
6 % US$ 184,916
13 % US$ 151,250
24 % US$ 132,416
57 % US$ 102,229
83 % US$ 72,876
93 % US$ 63,717
97 % US$ 52,757
City Avg. gross salary Salary entries
Seattle US$ 142,900 20
San Francisco US$ 119,900 20
New York City US$ 105,911 17
Boston US$ 122,300 09
Chicago US$ 115,750 08
Denver US$ 111,571 07
Atlanta US$ 104,714 07
Austin US$ 98,571 07
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  SALARY BY LEVEL   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   UNITED STATES

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
US$ 248,500
06
US$ 200,000
01
US$ 197,500
01
US$ 184,916
03
US$ 174,400
05
US$ 163,000
02
US$ 151,250
08
US$ 142,111
09
US$ 132,416
12
US$ 122,235
17
US$ 112,833
12
US$ 102,229
37
US$ 92,562
16
US$ 83,388
17
US$ 72,876
17
US$ 63,717
20
US$ 52,757
08
US$ 43,600
05
US$ 20,000
01

  SALARY BY GENDER   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
US$ 117,488 122
US$ 114,916 06
US$ 86,703 69

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
US$ 134,975 10
US$ 108,681 58
US$ 102,393 107
US$ 108,923 22

Software Engineer workers holding Doctorate Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in United States. With an earned Doctorate Degree, they grosses US$ 134,975. While Software Engineer workers with Bachelors Degree education earn the least, with an average gross income of US$ 102,393. This is 31.82% lower of what Doctorate Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
US$ 129,715 44
US$ 138,950 14
US$ 107,478 28
US$ 105,906 47
US$ 91,331 32
US$ 80,642 21
US$ 61,972 09
US$ 96,000 02

Software Engineer workers in United States with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 16-20 Years of experience earn a gross average of US$ 138,950 compared to US$ 61,972 for their counterparts with 1-2 Years of experience. The difference between workers with 16-20 Years of experience and 1-2 Years is 124.21%.


  SALARY BY AGE   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
US$ 108,083 06
US$ 119,933 15
US$ 140,235 17
US$ 130,229 24
US$ 119,724 29
US$ 101,530 28
US$ 83,472 09
US$ 86,703 69
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  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
US$ 106,516 173
US$ 106,021 19
US$ 111,000 04
US$ 120,000 01
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  SALARY BY CITY   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   UNITED STATES

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# Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. US$ 142,900 20
2. US$ 134,000 02
3. US$ 129,875 02
4. US$ 122,500 02
5. US$ 122,300 09
6. US$ 119,900 20
7. US$ 119,500 06
8. US$ 115,750 08
9. US$ 111,571 07
10. US$ 110,200 05

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    SOFTWARE ENGINEER

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. United States US$ 106,627 US$ 106,627 197
2. United Kingdom US$ 86,689 GBP 59,760 25
3. Australia US$ 82,756 AU$ 88,047 21
4. Canada US$ 77,436 CA$ 83,098 57
5. Mexico US$ 44,122 MXN 725,522 09
6. China US$ 32,230 CNY 206,177 14
7. Russia US$ 28,717 RUB 1,362,206 14
8. India US$ 19,302 INR 1,167,802 214

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(20/20)  BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE


 Posted: 02 Jan 2021

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Power BI, Tableau, Data Analytics, Data management, Cloud Integration, ."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 175,000


(19/20)  SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 03 Nov 2020

Doctorate Degree, 2-4 years: "System architect, data pipeline."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 105,000


(18/20)  SOFTWARE


 Posted: 18 Oct 2020

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Four certifications."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 85,000


(17/20)  SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 23 Apr 2020

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "PLC HMI HArdware."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 80,000


(16/20)  PERFORMANCE ENGINEER


 Posted: 01 Nov 2019

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "8 Years experienced in Software test Engineer and Performance test engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 90,000


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(15/20)  PROFESSIONAL SOFTWARE IT/TS


 Posted: 02 Oct 2019

Doctorate Degree, 16-20 years: "Hpc software devel."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 100,000


(14/20)  SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 30 Aug 2019

Some College, 20+ years: "Design and write software."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 105,000


(13/20)  CYBER SECURITY TECHNOLOGY


 Posted: 15 Aug 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Full Stack Engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 125,000


(12/20)  SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 12 Aug 2019

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "Develop and implement software solution."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 140,000


(11/20)  CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER


 Posted: 11 Jun 2019

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Technology strategy and building product."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 300,000


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(10/20)  CONTENT DEVELOPER


 Posted: 09 Jun 2019

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Quality Assurance, Testing, Documentation, API Documentation, Code Samples, Instruction Design."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 115,000


(9/20)  CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER


 Posted: 28 Mar 2019

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Startup jack of all trades engineering/software."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 130,000


(8/20)  SENIOR SOFTRWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 06 Mar 2019

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "C#, SQL, WCF, managing."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 140,000


(7/20)  SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGENER


 Posted: 07 Feb 2019

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Full life circle of application."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 85,000


(6/20)  SOFTWARE QUALITY ASSURANCE


 Posted: 17 Jan 2019

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Software Quality testing engineering."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 110,000


(5/20)  .NET ARCHITECTURE


 Posted: 01 Nov 2018

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: ".NET architecture."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 250,000


(4/20)  SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 31 Oct 2018

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Java C++ Python."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 63,000


(3/20)  BI SOFTWARE ARCHITECT


 Posted: 20 Aug 2018

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "Application design development."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 104,000


(2/20)  WEB ENGINEER


 Posted: 09 Jul 2018

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Software Development using c# .net sql."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 80,000


(1/20)  SENOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 26 Sep 2017

Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "Work on multiple software projects."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 175,000


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