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$110,983 USD

£96,106 GBP
New York City

$105,940 USD

$102,027 USD

£88,350 GBP
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Average Salary / Software Engineer / United States

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Average salary for Software Engineer / United States is $110,983 USD per year. The most typical earning is $102,027 USD. All data are based on 216 salary surveys. Salaries are different between men and women. Men receive an average salary of $122,732 USD. Women receive a salary of $115,630 USD.

Based on education, the highest salaries receive people with Doctorate Degree with salary of $127,334 USD. The second most paid education level is Masters Degree with salary of $119,231 USD.

Different experiences affect earning as well. People with 16-20 Years of experience receive salary of $133,735 USD. Employees with 20+ Years of experience receive $129,734 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%
0.46%
$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 99.54%
0.93%
$45,000 USD - $49,999 USD
3 98.61%
1.39%
$50,000 USD - $54,999 USD
7 97.22%
3.24%
$55,000 USD - $59,999 USD
2 93.98%
0.93%
$60,000 USD - $64,999 USD
8 93.06%
3.7%
$65,000 USD - $69,999 USD
12 89.35%
5.56%
$70,000 USD - $74,999 USD
10 83.8%
4.63%
$75,000 USD - $79,999 USD
7 79.17%
3.24%
$80,000 USD - $84,999 USD
8 75.93%
3.7%
$85,000 USD - $89,999 USD
9 72.22%
4.17%
$90,000 USD - $94,999 USD
11 68.06%
5.09%
$95,000 USD - $99,999 USD
5 62.96%
2.31%
THE MOST TYPICAL SALARY
$100,000 USD - $104,999 USD
27 60.65%
12.5%
$105,000 USD - $109,999 USD
12 48.15%
5.56%
$110,000 USD - $114,999 USD
6 42.59%
2.78%
$115,000 USD - $119,999 USD
8 39.81%
3.7%
$120,000 USD - $124,999 USD
12 36.11%
5.56%
$125,000 USD - $129,999 USD
7 30.56%
3.24%
$130,000 USD - $134,999 USD
8 27.31%
3.7%
$135,000 USD - $139,999 USD
4 23.61%
1.85%
$140,000 USD - $144,999 USD
8 21.76%
3.7%
$145,000 USD - $149,999 USD
4 18.06%
1.85%
HIGH SALARIES
$150,000 USD - $159,999 USD
11 16.2%
5.09%
$160,000 USD - $169,999 USD
3 11.11%
1.39%
$170,000 USD - $179,999 USD
5 9.72%
2.31%
$180,000 USD - $189,999 USD
5 7.41%
2.31%
$190,100 USD - $200,099 USD
1 5.09%
0.46%
$200,100 USD - $210,099 USD
1 4.63%
0.46%
$210,100 USD - $220,099 USD
2 4.17%
0.93%
$220,100 USD - $230,099 USD
0 n/a
$230,100 USD - $240,099 USD
1 3.24%
0.46%
$240,100 USD - $250,099 USD
0 n/a
$250,100 USD - $350,099 USD
6 2.78%
2.78%
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Gender / Software Engineer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Men 140 $122,732 USD
2 Women 7 $115,630 USD

Education / Software Engineer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Doctorate Degree 11 $127,334 USD
2 Masters Degree 67 $119,231 USD
3 Some College 27 $116,931 USD
4 Bachelors Degree 111 $102,927 USD

Experience / Software Engineer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 16-20 Years 18 $133,735 USD
2 20+ Years 44 $129,734 USD
3 12-16 Years 34 $121,132 USD
4 8-12 Years 48 $111,529 USD
5 0-1 Year 2 $96,025 USD
6 4-8 Years 35 $95,225 USD
7 2-4 Years 25 $87,923 USD
8 1-2 Years 10 $66,317 USD

Age / Software Engineer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 46-50 17 $144,238 USD
2 36-40 23 $133,635 USD
3 41-45 21 $129,034 USD
4 31-35 34 $121,232 USD
5 51-55 17 $119,231 USD
6 56-60 4 $114,430 USD
7 61-65 3 $111,729 USD
8 26-30 22 $105,028 USD
9 n/a 69 $86,723 USD
10 21-25 6 $83,422 USD

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

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Permanent 189 $111,729 USD
2 Self Employed 4 $111,029 USD
3 Contract 21 $106,628 USD
4 Part Time 2 $85,022 USD

States / Software Engineer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Washington State 22 $151,040 USD
2 Nevada 2 $129,934 USD
3 California 44 $121,832 USD
4 Massachusetts 10 $120,632 USD
5 District Of Columbia (DC) 6 $119,532 USD
6 Tennessee 2 $117,531 USD
7 Illinois 8 $115,831 USD
8 New York State 19 $113,930 USD
9 Arizona 3 $111,329 USD
10 Oklahoma 1 $110,029 USD
11 North Carolina 4 $109,529 USD
12 Georgia 7 $104,728 USD
13 Michigan 1 $104,027 USD
14 Colorado 12 $103,527 USD
15 Texas 15 $103,227 USD
16 Pennsylvania 3 $101,727 USD
17 Connecticut 1 $100,526 USD
18 Maryland 1 $100,026 USD
19 South Carolina 1 $100,026 USD
20 Nebraska 1 $100,026 USD
21 Oregon 1 $96,025 USD
22 Florida 12 $95,225 USD
23 Wisconsin 4 $95,025 USD
24 Minnesota 3 $94,325 USD
25 Virginia 2 $92,524 USD
26 Missouri 3 $83,322 USD
27 Utah 3 $83,122 USD
28 Indiana 2 $82,522 USD
29 Louisiana 4 $81,621 USD
30 Ohio 4 $74,920 USD
31 Alabama 3 $68,418 USD
32 Iowa 3 $66,617 USD
33 Idaho 1 $40,010 USD

Cities / Software Engineer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Buffalo, United States 1 $211,056 USD
2 Raleigh 1 $185,049 USD
3 Knoxville 1 $160,042 USD
4 Rochester 1 $153,541 USD
5 Seattle 22 $151,040 USD
6 Irvine 2 $134,035 USD
7 San Francisco 23 $131,135 USD
8 Los Angeles 6 $130,234 USD
9 Las Vegas 2 $129,934 USD
10 Aurora 2 $128,034 USD
11 Fort Lauderdale 2 $122,532 USD
12 Boston 10 $120,632 USD
13 Sacramento 1 $120,032 USD
14 Washington DC 6 $119,532 USD
15 St. Petersburg 1 $118,931 USD
16 Chicago 8 $115,831 USD
17 Richmond 1 $115,030 USD
18 Phoenix 3 $111,329 USD
19 Tulsa 1 $110,029 USD
20 St. Louis 1 $110,029 USD
21 Dallas 3 $108,329 USD
22 New York City 17 $105,928 USD
23 Austin 8 $105,628 USD
24 Miami 1 $105,028 USD
25 San Diego 7 $104,828 USD
26 Atlanta 7 $104,728 USD
27 Columbus 1 $104,027 USD
28 Denver 8 $103,927 USD
29 Hartford 1 $100,526 USD
30 Milwaukee 2 $100,026 USD
31 Baltimore 1 $100,026 USD
32 Anaheim 1 $100,026 USD
33 Columbia, South Carolina 1 $100,026 USD
34 San Antonio 1 $100,026 USD
35 Philadelphia 2 $98,526 USD
36 Portland, Oregon 1 $96,025 USD
37 San Jose 2 $95,025 USD
38 Minneapolis 3 $94,325 USD
39 Tampa 3 $93,024 USD
40 Houston 3 $92,824 USD
41 --Other-- 8 $92,624 USD
42 Madison 2 $90,024 USD
43 Charlotte 2 $89,023 USD
44 New Orleans 2 $88,223 USD
45 Long Beach 1 $85,022 USD
46 Salt Lake City 3 $83,122 USD
47 Indianapolis 2 $82,522 USD
48 Huntsville 2 $80,121 USD
49 Orlando 5 $79,021 USD
50 Colorado Springs 2 $77,520 USD
51 Baton Rouge 2 $75,020 USD
52 Nashville 1 $75,020 USD
53 Kansas City 2 $70,018 USD
54 Des Moines 3 $66,617 USD
55 Cincinnati 2 $65,217 USD
56 Fresno 1 $65,017 USD
57 Akron 1 $65,017 USD
58 Boise 1 $40,010 USD

People's individual salary examples (surveys)

Design Technology
Posted 13 September 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Seattle Some College 12-16 Years Expert $164,000 USD

Senior Staff Software Engineer
Posted 11 September 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Jose Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Expert $90,000 USD

Principal Software Engineer
Posted 07 September 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Seattle Masters Degree 8-12 Years Expert $300,000 USD

Product Support Software Engineer
Posted 31 August 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Huntsville Some College 16-20 Years Expert $108,000 USD

Software Engineer
Posted 20 July 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Knoxville Masters Degree 2-4 Years Advanced $160,000 USD

Senior Software Engineer
Posted 19 July 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Rochester Masters Degree 8-12 Years Advanced $153,500 USD

Field Application Engineer
Posted 15 June 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Phoenix Masters Degree 4-8 Years Advanced $148,500 USD

Sr Software Engneer
Posted 25 May 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Diego Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Advanced $144,000 USD

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 $188,100 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 $250,100 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 $230,100 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 $300,100 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 $250,100 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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