Average Software Engineer Salary in France

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The average salary for a Software Engineer in France is €40,006.
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€31k - €55k
€499 - €7k
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€302 - €5k
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€31k - €58k

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Job Description for Software Engineer

Popular Employer Salaries for Software Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Software Engineer are from the companies Amadeus, Amadeus International Inc and Capgemini. Reported salaries are highest at Amadeus International Inc where the average pay is €40,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Amadeus, earning around €38,749. Capgemini Consulting pays the lowest at around €31,429. ALTEN Benelux also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying €33,000.

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

Skills that pay less than market rate include SQL, Python, JavaScript, 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 €37,376 based on 27 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €38,661 based on 308 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €43,954 based on 146 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €46,049 based on 57 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of €55,000.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in Paris, Ile De France earn an average of 10.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Paris, ile-de-france (9.2% more) and Paris, Paris (7.2% more).

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