Software Engineer in Detroit, Michigan Salary

A Software Engineer in Detroit, Michigan earns an average salary of $72,139 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$57,769 - $96,285
$58K
$73K
$96K
MEDIAN: $72,875
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$7.64 - $49.32
$7
$37
$49
MEDIAN: $36.89
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$57,769 - $96,285  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,090  
Profit Sharing
$5,057  
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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$57,908 - $99,164  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 152
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$7.64 - $49.32  
   
Overtime
$33.59  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,090  
   
Profit Sharing
$5,057  
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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$57,908 - $99,164  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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About Detroit, Michigan

Wayne County, Michigan
677,124
Male:
319,265 (47.2%)
Female:
357,859 (52.8%)
Detroit (/dᵻˈtrɔɪt/) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan, the fourth-largest city in the Midwest and the largest city on the United States–Canada border. It is the seat of Wayne County, the most populous county in the state. The municipality of Detroit had a 2015 estimated population of 677,116, making it the 21st-most populous city in the United States. The metropolitan area, known as Metro Detroit, is home to 4.3 million people and lies at the heart of the Great Lakes Megalopolis area, with around 60 million people. Roughly one-half of Michigan's population lives in Metro Detroit alone. The Detroit–Windsor area, a commercial link straddling the Canada–U.S. border, has a total population of about 5.7 million. Detroit is a major port on the Detroit River, a strait that connects the Great Lakes system to the Saint Lawrence Seaway. The Detroit Metropolitan Airport is among the most important hubs...
Detroit:
$25,980
Michigan:
$51,084
$747
Detroit:
$42,600
Michigan:
$137,500
10.9%

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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 $72,000 based on 105 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 $84,000 based on 33 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $91,000 based on 20 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 $89,000 based on 9 salaries.

Key Stats for Software Engineer

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries

Experienced
▲20%

Late-Career
▲18%

▲10%

National Average
$76,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

C
▲8%

C#
▲5%

C++
▲5%


▲3%

▲3%


▲2%

SQL
▲2%


Angular.js
▼0%

National Average
$76,000

▼3%

Microsoft SQL Server
▼3%

▼4%

Linux
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 13%
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