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

The average salary for a Software Development Engineer (SDE) at Microsoft Corp is $99,149 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 JavaScript 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 Total Pay (?
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$79,142 - $118,066
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $99,149
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Software Development Engineer (SDE) at Microsoft Corp Total Pay (?
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$30.70 - $85.42
(Median)
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$79,142 - $118,066  
   
Bonus
$4,112 - $15,343  
Profit Sharing
$1,030 - $11,745  
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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$81,548 - $132,557  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 304
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$29$58$87
Hourly Rate
$30.70 - $85.42  
   
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$4,112 - $15,343  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,030 - $11,745  
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).
)
$81,548 - $132,557  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 304
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$106,000
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Experience Affects Software Development Engineer (SDE) at Microsoft Corp Salaries

Experienced
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National Average
$106,000

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

JavaScript
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C
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Python
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Linux
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Internet Information Server (IIS)
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C#
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.NET
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National Average
$106,000
C++
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ASP.NET
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SQL
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Java
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Microsoft SQL Server
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HTML
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
10%
female alumni
 
Male
90%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
0%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 90%
vision benefits Vision: 83% employee benefits None: 3%
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