Software Engineer at Google, Inc. Salary

For Software Engineers at Google, Inc., the fattest paychecks can be found in the Golden State; the three highest-paying cities in the field are Sunnyvale, Mountain View, and San Francisco. In the world of Software Engineers at Google, Inc., overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $26K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $55K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $81K and $171K. Geography and career duration 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. Work is enjoyable for Software Engineers at Google, Inc., who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority of Software Engineers at Google, Inc. (85 percent) survey respondents are men. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$79,416 - $139,726
$79K
$110K
$140K
MEDIAN: $111,572
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$20.43 - $61.67
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$45
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MEDIAN: $45.16
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$79,416 - $139,726  
   
Bonus
$5,074 - $25,923  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $55,000  
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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$81,412 - $170,952  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 229
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$20.43 - $61.67  
   
Overtime
$13.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$5,074 - $25,923  
   
Profit Sharing
$500 - $55,000  
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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$81,412 - $170,952  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $125,697

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California cities Sunnyvale, Mountain View, and San Francisco are lucrative areas for Software Engineers at Google, Inc., where pay is not only higher than the national average but also represents the three highest-paid areas in the country. Software Engineers at Google, Inc. in Pittsburgh take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 26 percent less than the national average. Employers in Los Angeles and San Jose also lean toward paying below-median salaries (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
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
1%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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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 12 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 83%
no benefits
None: 2%