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Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salary at Microsoft Corp (United States)

The average salary for a Software Development Engineer (SDE) at Microsoft Corp is $101,304 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. A skill in Object Oriented Programming (OOP) is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
Software Development Engineer (SDE) at Microsoft Corp Salary (?
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$80,600 - $119,359
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $101,303
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Software Development Engineer (SDE) at Microsoft Corp Salary (?
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$30.81 - $84.82
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$80,600 - $119,359  
   
Bonus
$4,831 - $15,422  
Profit Sharing
$1,939 - $10,399  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$85,198 - $133,869  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 280
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$29$58$87
Hourly Rate
$30.81 - $84.82  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$4,831 - $15,422  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,939 - $10,399  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$85,198 - $133,869  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Experience Affects Software Development Engineer (SDE) at Microsoft Corp Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 9%
National Average
$110,000

Skills That Affect Software Development Engineer (SDE) at Microsoft Corp Salaries

Object Oriented Programming (OOP)
up arrow 10%
JavaScript
up arrow 8%
C
up arrow 7%
HTML
up arrow 4%
Python
up arrow 2%
C#
up arrow 1%
Java
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.NET
0%
National Average
$110,000
C++
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ASP.NET
up arrow 2%
SQL
up arrow 3%
Microsoft SQL Server
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 96 votes.

Gender

Female
9%
female alumni
 
Male
91%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
0%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 91%
vision benefits Vision: 83% employee benefits None: 4%