Software Engineer at Microsoft Corp Salary

Generous salaries abound for Software Engineers at Microsoft Corp , with average pay above six figures ($108K) per year. Total cash earnings of Software Engineers at Microsoft Corp range from $80K on the low end to $140K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $20K and $15K, respectively. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. Male Software Engineers at Microsoft Corp far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$79,517 - $124,843
(Median)
$80K
$110K
$120K
MEDIAN: $107,764
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$15.21 - $98.63
(Median)
$15
$48
$99
MEDIAN: $48.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$79,517 - $124,843  
   
Bonus
$4,795 - $19,666  
Profit Sharing
$991 - $14,950  
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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$80,328 - $139,960  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 259
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$15.21 - $98.63  
   
Overtime
$75.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$4,795 - $19,666  
   
Profit Sharing
$991 - $14,950  
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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$80,328 - $139,960  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $116,236

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Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Seattle, 2 percent below the national average.

Microsoft Corp Reviews

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.

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Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries



National Average
$116,000


Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

.NET
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C
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Microsoft SQL Server
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C#
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C++
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JavaScript
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ASP.NET
0%

Python
0%

National Average
$116,000

Internet Information Server (IIS)
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HTML
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Java
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SQL
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
medical benefits
Vision: 79%
dental benefits
None: 3%
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