Software Engineer at Northrop Grumman Corporation Salary

An average Software Engineer at Northrop Grumman Corporation can expect to take home roughly $77K annually. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Nearly all receive medical and dental insurance and most get vision insurance. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$62,930 - $110,848
(Median)
$63K
$77K
$110K
MEDIAN: $76,912
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$62,930 - $110,848  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,932  
Profit Sharing
$800  
Total Pay (?
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$62,802 - $111,790  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 177
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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 income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $70K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $87K. Between 10 and 20 years, pay surpasses six figures; at this stage, the average professional scores around $100K. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $118K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $76,731

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Surpassing the national average by 6 percent, Software Engineers at Northrop Grumman Corporation in San Diego receive some of the highest pay in the country. Falling short of the national average by 19 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Oklahoma City. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Melbourne (10 percent lower) and Baltimore (6 percent lower).

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Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$77,000


Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

.NET
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UNIX
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C#
up arrow 6%

SQL
up arrow 4%

ASP.NET
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C
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Linux
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National Average
$77,000

C++
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Python
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Java
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JavaScript
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HTML
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 92%
medical benefits
Vision: 87%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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