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Average Salary - Software Engineer / United States UNITED STATES


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AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR MOST TYPICAL SALARY / YEAR
Gross income
Net (after tax)

$109,127 USD

£83,825 GBP
New York City

$105,912 USD

$102,000 USD

£78,351 GBP
Including "New York City"
Excluding "New York City"

Average Salary / Software Engineer / United States

Average salary for Software Engineer / United States is $109,127 USD per year. The most typical earning is $102,000 USD. All data are based on 208 salary surveys. Salaries are different between men and women. Men receive an average salary of $120,500 USD. Women receive a salary of $115,600 USD.

Based on education, the highest salaries receive people with Doctorate Degree with salary of $127,300 USD. The second most paid education level is Some College with salary of $115,400 USD.

Different experiences affect earning as well. People with 16-20 Years of experience receive salary of $137,600 USD. Employees with 20+ Years of experience receive $129,700 USD.

Levels / Software Engineer / United States (Gross USD)

Salary Levels (USD) per Year Surveys [%]
$10,000 USD - $14,999 USD
0 n/a
$15,000 USD - $19,999 USD
0 n/a
$20,000 USD - $24,999 USD
1 100%
0.48%
$25,000 USD - $29,999 USD
0 n/a
$30,000 USD - $34,999 USD
0 n/a
$35,000 USD - $39,999 USD
0 n/a
$40,000 USD - $44,999 USD
2 99.52%
0.96%
$45,000 USD - $49,999 USD
3 98.56%
1.44%
$50,000 USD - $54,999 USD
7 97.12%
3.37%
$55,000 USD - $59,999 USD
2 93.75%
0.96%
$60,000 USD - $64,999 USD
8 92.79%
3.85%
$65,000 USD - $69,999 USD
12 88.94%
5.77%
$70,000 USD - $74,999 USD
10 83.17%
4.81%
$75,000 USD - $79,999 USD
7 78.37%
3.37%
$80,000 USD - $84,999 USD
8 75%
3.85%
$85,000 USD - $89,999 USD
8 71.15%
3.85%
$90,000 USD - $94,999 USD
11 67.31%
5.29%
$95,000 USD - $99,999 USD
5 62.02%
2.4%
THE MOST TYPICAL SALARY
$100,000 USD - $104,999 USD
27 59.62%
12.98%
$105,000 USD - $109,999 USD
11 46.63%
5.29%
$110,000 USD - $114,999 USD
6 41.35%
2.88%
$115,000 USD - $119,999 USD
8 38.46%
3.85%
$120,000 USD - $124,999 USD
12 34.62%
5.77%
$125,000 USD - $129,999 USD
7 28.85%
3.37%
$130,000 USD - $134,999 USD
8 25.48%
3.85%
$135,000 USD - $139,999 USD
4 21.63%
1.92%
$140,000 USD - $144,999 USD
7 19.71%
3.37%
$145,000 USD - $149,999 USD
3 16.35%
1.44%
HIGH SALARIES
$150,000 USD - $159,999 USD
9 14.9%
4.33%
$160,000 USD - $169,999 USD
2 10.58%
0.96%
$170,000 USD - $179,999 USD
5 9.62%
2.4%
$180,000 USD - $189,999 USD
5 7.21%
2.4%
$190,000 USD - $199,999 USD
1 4.81%
0.48%
$200,000 USD - $209,999 USD
1 4.33%
0.48%
$210,000 USD - $219,999 USD
2 3.85%
0.96%
$220,000 USD - $229,999 USD
0 n/a
$230,000 USD - $239,999 USD
1 2.88%
0.48%
$240,000 USD - $249,999 USD
0 n/a
$250,000 USD - $349,999 USD
5 2.4%
2.4%

Gender / Software Engineer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Men 132 $120,500 USD
2 Women 7 $115,600 USD

Education / Software Engineer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Doctorate Degree 11 $127,300 USD
2 Some College 25 $115,400 USD
3 Masters Degree 63 $114,600 USD
4 Bachelors Degree 109 $102,700 USD

Experience / Software Engineer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 16-20 Years 15 $137,600 USD
2 20+ Years 44 $129,700 USD
3 12-16 Years 33 $119,800 USD
4 8-12 Years 46 $106,500 USD
5 0-1 Year 2 $96,000 USD
6 4-8 Years 34 $93,600 USD
7 2-4 Years 24 $84,900 USD
8 1-2 Years 10 $66,300 USD

Age / Software Engineer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 46-50 15 $146,500 USD
2 41-45 20 $127,500 USD
3 36-40 22 $126,100 USD
4 51-55 16 $119,900 USD
5 31-35 32 $119,300 USD
6 61-65 3 $111,700 USD
7 26-30 22 $105,000 USD
8 56-60 3 $104,500 USD
9 n/a 69 $86,700 USD
10 21-25 6 $83,400 USD

Work Type / Software Engineer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Self Employed 4 $111,000 USD
2 Permanent 181 $109,600 USD
3 Contract 21 $106,600 USD
4 Part Time 2 $85,000 USD

States / Software Engineer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Washington State 20 $142,900 USD
2 Nevada 2 $129,900 USD
3 California 42 $122,000 USD
4 Massachusetts 10 $120,600 USD
5 District Of Columbia (DC) 6 $119,500 USD
6 Illinois 8 $115,800 USD
7 New York State 18 $111,800 USD
8 Oklahoma 1 $110,000 USD
9 North Carolina 4 $109,500 USD
10 Georgia 7 $104,700 USD
11 Michigan 1 $104,000 USD
12 Colorado 12 $103,500 USD
13 Texas 15 $103,200 USD
14 Pennsylvania 3 $101,700 USD
15 Connecticut 1 $100,500 USD
16 Maryland 1 $100,000 USD
17 South Carolina 1 $100,000 USD
18 Nebraska 1 $100,000 USD
19 Oregon 1 $96,000 USD
20 Florida 12 $95,200 USD
21 Wisconsin 4 $95,000 USD
22 Minnesota 3 $94,300 USD
23 Arizona 2 $92,800 USD
24 Virginia 2 $92,500 USD
25 Missouri 3 $83,300 USD
26 Utah 3 $83,100 USD
27 Indiana 2 $82,500 USD
28 Louisiana 4 $81,600 USD
29 Tennessee 1 $75,000 USD
30 Ohio 4 $74,900 USD
31 Iowa 3 $66,600 USD
32 Alabama 2 $48,600 USD
33 Idaho 1 $40,000 USD

Cities / Software Engineer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Buffalo, United States 1 $211,000 USD
2 Raleigh 1 $185,000 USD
3 Seattle 20 $142,900 USD
4 Irvine 2 $134,000 USD
5 San Francisco 23 $131,100 USD
6 Los Angeles 6 $130,200 USD
7 Las Vegas 2 $129,900 USD
8 Aurora 2 $128,000 USD
9 Fort Lauderdale 2 $122,500 USD
10 Boston 10 $120,600 USD
11 Sacramento 1 $120,000 USD
12 Washington DC 6 $119,500 USD
13 St. Petersburg 1 $118,900 USD
14 Chicago 8 $115,800 USD
15 Richmond 1 $115,000 USD
16 Tulsa 1 $110,000 USD
17 St. Louis 1 $110,000 USD
18 Dallas 3 $108,300 USD
19 New York City 17 $105,900 USD
20 Austin 8 $105,600 USD
21 Miami 1 $105,000 USD
22 Atlanta 7 $104,700 USD
23 Columbus 1 $104,000 USD
24 Denver 8 $103,900 USD
25 Hartford 1 $100,500 USD
26 Milwaukee 2 $100,000 USD
27 Baltimore 1 $100,000 USD
28 San Jose 1 $100,000 USD
29 Anaheim 1 $100,000 USD
30 Columbia, South Carolina 1 $100,000 USD
31 San Antonio 1 $100,000 USD
32 Philadelphia 2 $98,500 USD
33 San Diego 6 $98,300 USD
34 Portland, Oregon 1 $96,000 USD
35 Minneapolis 3 $94,300 USD
36 Tampa 3 $93,000 USD
37 Houston 3 $92,800 USD
38 Phoenix 2 $92,800 USD
39 --Other-- 8 $92,600 USD
40 Madison 2 $90,000 USD
41 Charlotte 2 $89,000 USD
42 New Orleans 2 $88,200 USD
43 Long Beach 1 $85,000 USD
44 Salt Lake City 3 $83,100 USD
45 Indianapolis 2 $82,500 USD
46 Orlando 5 $79,000 USD
47 Colorado Springs 2 $77,500 USD
48 Baton Rouge 2 $75,000 USD
49 Nashville 1 $75,000 USD
50 Durham 1 $75,000 USD
51 Kansas City 2 $70,000 USD
52 Des Moines 3 $66,600 USD
53 Cincinnati 2 $65,200 USD
54 Fresno 1 $65,000 USD
55 Akron 1 $65,000 USD
56 Huntsville 1 $52,300 USD
57 Birmingham, United States 1 $45,000 USD
58 Boise 1 $40,000 USD

People's individual salary examples (surveys)

Senior Software Engineer
Posted 08 April 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Aurora Some College 4-8 Years Expert $140,000 USD

Software Engineer
Posted 20 March 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
--Other-- Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Advanced $121,000 USD

Team Leader
Posted 14 February 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Austin Masters Degree 12-16 Years Expert $155,000 USD

Senior Software Engineer
Posted 15 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Richmond Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Expert $115,000 USD

Staff Software Engineer
Posted 14 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Francisco Masters Degree 12-16 Years Expert $188,000 USD

Software Engineer
Posted 03 December 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Denver Doctorate Degree 2-4 Years Advanced $50,000 USD

Software Engineer
Posted 20 November 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Francisco Masters Degree 2-4 Years Advanced $180,000 USD

Director
Posted 24 October 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
St. Petersburg Some College 16-20 Years Expert $118,900 USD

Software Engineer
Posted 04 October 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Francisco Masters Degree 12-16 Years Expert $250,000 USD

Squad Lead
Posted 03 October 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Dallas Masters Degree 12-16 Years Expert $120,000 USD

Software Engineer
Posted 17 September 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Boston Masters Degree 1-2 Years Advanced $105,000 USD

Senior Software Engineer
Posted 18 August 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Los Angeles Some College 12-16 Years Expert $230,000 USD

Business Intelligence
Posted 02 January 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
New York City Bachelors Degree 20+ Years n/a $175,000 USD

Senior Software Engineer
Posted 03 November 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Francisco Doctorate Degree 2-4 Years n/a $105,000 USD

Software
Posted 18 October 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Austin Bachelors Degree 20+ Years n/a $85,000 USD

Software Engineer
Posted 23 April 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Houston Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years n/a $80,000 USD

Performance Engineer
Posted 01 November 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
New York City Masters Degree 8-12 Years n/a $90,000 USD

Professional Software It/ts
Posted 02 October 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Baltimore Doctorate Degree 16-20 Years n/a $100,000 USD

Software Engineer
Posted 30 August 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Denver Some College 20+ Years n/a $105,000 USD

Cyber Security Technology
Posted 15 August 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Dallas Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years n/a $125,000 USD

Senior Software Engineer
Posted 12 August 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Chicago Masters Degree 12-16 Years n/a $140,000 USD

Chief Technology Officer
Posted 11 June 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Seattle Bachelors Degree 20+ Years n/a $300,000 USD

Content Developer
Posted 08 June 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Seattle Masters Degree 4-8 Years n/a $115,000 USD

Chief Executive Officer
Posted 28 March 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
New York City Bachelors Degree 20+ Years n/a $130,000 USD

Senior Softrware Engineer
Posted 06 March 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Boston Bachelors Degree 20+ Years n/a $140,000 USD

Senior Software Engener
Posted 07 February 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Long Beach Masters Degree 20+ Years n/a $85,000 USD

Software Quality Assurance
Posted 17 January 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Tulsa Bachelors Degree 20+ Years n/a $110,000 USD

. Net Architecture
Posted 01 November 2018
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Francisco Masters Degree 8-12 Years n/a $250,000 USD

Software Engineer
Posted 30 October 2018
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Orlando Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years n/a $63,000 USD

Bi Software Architect
Posted 20 August 2018
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Columbus Masters Degree 12-16 Years n/a $104,000 USD

Web Engineer
Posted 08 July 2018
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Dallas Masters Degree 2-4 Years n/a $80,000 USD

Senor Software Engineer
Posted 26 September 2017
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Washington DC Masters Degree 16-20 Years n/a $175,000 USD


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