Software Engineer at Microsoft Corp Salary

Software Engineers at Microsoft Corp see excellent average salaries — about $113K annually. Total incomes of Software Engineers at Microsoft Corp incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $20K from bonuses and close to $13K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $87K and $147K. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to most. Male Software Engineers at Microsoft Corp far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$87,836 - $130,416
$88K
$110K
$130K
MEDIAN: $112,992
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$15.21 - $98.63
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$50
$99
MEDIAN: $50.02
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$87,836 - $130,416  
   
Bonus
$4,953 - $20,044  
Profit Sharing
$894 - $13,067  
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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$86,649 - $147,214  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 203
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$15.21 - $98.63  
   
Overtime
$90.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$4,953 - $20,044  
   
Profit Sharing
$894 - $13,067  
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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$86,649 - $147,214  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Software Engineers at Microsoft Corp do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. New workers enjoy hefty six-figure paychecks when they take on this position — $117K per year is the median for people who claim less than five years' experience. After working for 10 to 20 years, Software Engineers at Microsoft Corp make a median salary of $134K. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $157K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $121,943

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Software Engineers at Microsoft Corp working in San Francisco earn a little more than the national average. That said, location does not seem to play a huge role in determining pay for this role. Software Engineers at Microsoft Corp will also find cushy salaries in Redmond (+2 percent). The lowest-paying market is Bellevue, which sits 3 percent below the national average.

Microsoft Corp Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Software Engineer at Microsoft Corp?

Software Engineer in Redmond:
"Stable and reputable job at Microsoft."
Pros: I like the pay, the benefits, the flexible schedule and the diverse opportunities that can be found here.
Cons: It's a slow moving company, you have to pay for your own food, no free massages.

Key Stats for Software Engineer

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲29%

▲10%

▲7%

National Average
$122,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

▲4%



JavaScript
▲3%



C programming Language
▼0%

National Average
$122,000

C
▼1%

SQL
▼1%

HTML
▼1%

C++
▼2%

C#
▼3%

Java
▼4%

▼4%

Python
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 98%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 82%
dental benefits
None: 2%
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