Software Engineer at Microsoft Corp Salary
Six-figure salaries are the norm for Software Engineers at Microsoft Corp , with median pay hovering around $112K per year. Total cash earnings of Software Engineers at Microsoft Corp range from $88K on the low end to $145K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $20K and $13K, respectively. Career length and the particular city 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. Most Software Engineers at Microsoft Corp report high levels of job satisfaction. Men make up the vast majority of Software Engineers at Microsoft Corp (83 percent) who took the survey. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Software Engineers at Microsoft Corp — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Even the relatively untried can take home bulky six-figure salaries; employees who have worked for fewer than five years report earning $117K on average. Software Engineers at Microsoft Corp with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $130K. After two decades in the workforce, the average Software Engineer generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $141K.
Pay Difference by Location
Software Engineers at Microsoft Corp employed in San Francisco pick up paychecks that are slightly larger than the national average; however, location does not seem to affect pay too strongly overall. Software Engineers at Microsoft Corp will also find cushy salaries in Redmond (+3 percent). Falling short of the national average by 4 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Seattle.