Software Engineer Salary at Microsoft Corp

Software Engineers at Microsoft Corp receive generous compensation — earning an average of $104K per year, their standard salaries shoot well into the six-figure range. With some bonuses approaching $20K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $13K, overall incomes of Software Engineers at Microsoft Corp spread between $79K and $138K depending on individual performance. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction for Software Engineers at Microsoft Corp is high. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 84 percent of Software Engineers at Microsoft Corp are male. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$76,988 - $124,364
(Median)
$77K
$100K
$120K
MEDIAN: $104,035
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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
$76,988 - $124,364  
   
Bonus
$3,207 - $19,744  
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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$78,953 - $137,599  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 204
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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. Falling short of the national average by 5 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Bellevue.

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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C#
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.NET
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C
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C++
0%

JavaScript
0%

National Average
$112,000

Java
up arrow 2%

ASP.NET
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HTML
up arrow 5%

SQL
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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
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
32%
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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