Software Engineer Salary at Microsoft Corp

Software Engineers at Microsoft Corp can expect to earn a very generous salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $104K) surpassing six figures annually. Total cash compensation to Software Engineers at Microsoft Corp approaches anywhere from $79K on the lower end to $138K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $20K from bonuses and upwards of $13K from profit sharing. 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. The vast majority of Software Engineers at Microsoft Corp (85 percent) survey respondents are men. Job satisfaction for Software Engineers at Microsoft Corp is high. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$76,841 - $124,463
(Median)
$77K
$100K
$120K
MEDIAN: $103,903
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National Salary 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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Salary
$76,841 - $124,463  
   
Bonus
$3,191 - $19,620  
Profit Sharing
$912 - $12,900  
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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$78,787 - $137,748  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 202
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Pay Difference by Location


Although Software Engineers at Microsoft Corp working in Redmond have incomes that are slightly above the national average, geography doesn't actually seem to affect pay that much. The lowest-paying market is Bellevue, which sits 5 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 at Microsoft Corp Salaries



National Average
$112,000


Skills That Affect Software Engineer at Microsoft Corp Salaries

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

National Average
$112,000

Java
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ASP.NET
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SQL
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HTML
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Internet Information Server (IIS)
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 98% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 78% employee benefits None: 2%
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