Software Engineer Salary at Microsoft Corp

Compensation for Software Engineers at Microsoft Corp is generous, with average pay surpassing six figures annually ($104K). Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $20K and $13K, respectively — total cash payment to Software Engineers at Microsoft Corp can bottom out near $79K or peak near $137K depending on individual performance. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Software Engineers at Microsoft Corp like their work and job satisfaction is high. 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. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$77,174 - $124,323

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$77,174 - $124,323  
   
Bonus
$3,199 - $19,753  
Profit Sharing
$927 - $12,795  
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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$79,071 - $137,454  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 206
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Pay Difference by Location


Location does not play a huge part in determining pay, but Software Engineers at Microsoft Corp in Redmond do earn slightly more than the national average. The lowest-paying market is Seattle, which sits 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 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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JavaScript
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C++
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C
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National Average
$112,000

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

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
40%
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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