Software Engineer at Northrop Grumman Corporation Salary

Median pay for Software Engineers at Northrop Grumman Corporation is around $77K annually. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Nearly all have medical and dental plans, and most have vision insurance. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$62,930 - $110,848
MEDIAN: $76,912

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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.

For many Software Engineers at Northrop Grumman Corporation, more experience generally translates to higher pay. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $70K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $87K. Professionals who claim 10 to 20 years of experience can secure some pretty cushy paychecks; the median for this group is a six-figure $100K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $118K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $76,731

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For Software Engineers at Northrop Grumman Corporation, working in the bustling city of San Diego has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. The lowest-paying market is Oklahoma City, which sits 19 percent below the national average. Melbourne and Baltimore are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 10 percent lower and 6 percent lower, respectively.

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Job Satisfaction

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


8 %
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

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