Software Engineer at Microsoft Corp Salary

Average pay for Software Engineers at Microsoft Corp is more than reasonable, with annual salaries pushing past the six-figure mark ($115K). Cash earnings for Software Engineers at Microsoft Corp — including $20K in bonuses and $15K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $92K to $151K depending on individual performance. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The vast majority of Software Engineers at Microsoft Corp (85 percent) survey respondents are men. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Most Software Engineers at Microsoft Corp like their work and job satisfaction is high. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$91,392 - $133,350
$91K
$120K
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MEDIAN: $115,027
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$15.32 - $97.87
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$0$150K
Salary $91,392 - $133,350
Bonus $4,943 - $19,852
Profit Sharing $986 - $15,205
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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$92,139 - $150,947
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 211
Hourly Data $0$97
Hourly Rate $15.32 - $97.87
Overtime $90.00
Annual Data $0$150K
Bonus $4,943 - $19,852
Profit Sharing $986 - $15,205
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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$92,139 - $150,947
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

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Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Software Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Software Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $117,000 based on 148 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Software Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $132,000 based on 61 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $134,000 based on 30 salaries. A Software Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $157,000 based on 7 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $123,462

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Falling short of the national average by 4 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Seattle.

Microsoft Corp Reviews

Q: 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.

Key Stats for Software Engineer

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲27%

▲9%

▲7%

National Average
$123,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

▲3%


▲2%



HTML
▲1%


National Average
$123,000

C programming Language
▼1%

C
▼3%

SQL
▼3%

C#
▼4%

C++
▼4%

▼6%

Python
▼6%

▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
vision benefits
Vision: 85%
no benefits
None: 2%
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