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Average Salary for Microsoft Corp Employees

How This Employer Pays

Microsoft Corp typically pays:
above market
Similar employers pay:
above market
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Amazon.com Inc, Expedia, Inc., The Boeing Company
Employer: Microsoft Corp
Average Salary Range by Job
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[-]Software Engineer (112)
$80,339 - $139,100  
[-]Software Engineer (112)
Salary$79,812 - $125,550  
Bonus$4,870 - $19,789  
Profit Disbursement$1,500 - $13,018  
Total Pay$80,339 - $139,100  
[+]Software Development Engineer (SDE) (103)
$99,124 - $138,161  
[+]Software Development Engineer (SDE) (103)
Salary$94,923 - $126,258  
Bonus$6,219 - $15,186  
Profit Disbursement$2,000 - $10,137  
Total Pay$99,124 - $138,161  
[+]Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) (49)
$87,463 - $137,315  
[+]Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) (49)
Salary$83,558 - $124,208  
Bonus$2,078 - $14,499  
Profit Disbursement$576 - $9,716  
Total Pay$87,463 - $137,315  
[+]Program Manager, Computer Software (45)
$102,152 - $150,999  
[+]Program Manager, Computer Software (45)
Salary$97,963 - $140,108  
Bonus$4,932 - $19,861  
Profit Disbursement$1,363 - $22,025  
Total Pay$102,152 - $150,999  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,420

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About This Company

One Microsoft Way
Redmond, Washington 98052


Computer software, Search engine, Geographic Information System, Research and development, Computer hardware, Publishing, Video game, Consumer electronics, Technology



Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Redmond, Washington, United States that develops, manufactures, licenses, and supports a wide range of products and services predominantly related to computing through its various product divisions. Established on April 4, 1975 to develop and sell BASIC interpreters for the Altair…
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Key Stats for Microsoft Corp


29 %
71 %
$60,495 - $123,561
$80,267 - $130,366
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 310 votes.
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