Average Software Engineer Salary in China

CNY 191,776
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CNY 22,000
CNY 6,000
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The average salary for a Software Engineer in China is CNY 191,776.
CNY 39k
CNY 192k
CNY 361k
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CNY 39k - CNY 361k
CNY 1k - CNY 81k
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CNY 3k - CNY 55k
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CNY 38k - CNY 438k

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

Skills in C++ Programming Language are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include JavaScript, .NET, C# Programming Language and Java.

Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer

An entry-level Software Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of CNY 135,748 based on 11 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of CNY 177,020 based on 70 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of CNY 209,835 based on 35 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of CNY 220,000 based on 12 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in Beijing, Beijing earn an average of 24.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Shanghai, Shanghai (2.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chengdu, Sichuan (31.2% less) and Shenzhen, Guangdong (29.2% less).

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