Software Engineer at Google, Inc. Salary

Software Engineers at Google, Inc. command the highest salaries in California; the three top-paying cities are Sunnyvale, Mountain View, and San Francisco. Total incomes of Software Engineers at Google, Inc. incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $26K from bonuses and close to $51K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $77K and $172K. Residence and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to most. The vast majority of Software Engineers at Google, Inc. (84 percent) who took the survey are men. The majority of Software Engineers at Google, Inc. claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$76,696 - $139,947
$77K
$110K
$140K
MEDIAN: $111,241
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$28.12 - $61.46
$28
$45
$61
MEDIAN: $44.74
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$76,696 - $139,947  
   
Bonus
$5,057 - $25,720  
Profit Sharing
$1,946 - $51,064  
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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$77,438 - $172,012  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 235
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$28.12 - $61.46  
   
Overtime
$13.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$5,057 - $25,720  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,946 - $51,064  
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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$77,438 - $172,012  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 15

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $125,599

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For Software Engineers at Google, Inc., location is an influential factor in determining pay. Three cities in California — Sunnyvale, Mountain View, and San Francisco — not only offer salaries upward of the national average, but are the highest-paid American cities for those in the field. Software Engineers at Google, Inc. in Pittsburgh make 26 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay. Los Angeles and San Jose are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 11 percent lower and 10 percent lower, respectively.

Google, Inc. Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Software Engineer at Google, Inc.?

Software Engineer in Kirkland:
"What to work on?"
Pros: Mostly fun and useful stuff. The company encourage everyone to learn about new technologies.
Cons: Documentation for some internal tools is very bad.

Key Stats for Software Engineer

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries

▲17%

▲3%

National Average
$126,000

▼1%

Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

Machine Learning
▲28%

UNIX
▲4%

C++
▲3%

Java
▼0%

C++ Programming Language
▼0%

National Average
$126,000

▼1%

SQL
▼4%

▼6%

C
▼7%


▼8%

▼12%

C#
▼15%

C# Programming Language
▼23%

.NET
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 83%
no benefits
None: 3%
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