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Average Computer Software Engineer Salary

$80,126
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,500
Bonus
$7,000
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The average salary for a Computer Software Engineer is $80,126.
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$61k
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$80k
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$122k
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What Do Computer Software Engineers Do?

Computer Software Engineer Tasks
  • Research, design and develop software for computer information systems.
  • Collaborate with testing team to ensure quality product deliverable.
  • Collaborate with a cross-functional team consisting of customers, business analysts, finance, and software testing to analyze requirements and feasibility of the software design and development project.
  • Maintain existing software programs within a computer information system.
  • Maintain current knowledge of software technology and techniques.

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What Are Popular Skills for Computer Software Engineers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Computer Software Engineers?

An entry-level Computer Software Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $72,518 based on 15 salaries. An early career Computer Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,500 based on 27 salaries. A mid-career Computer Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $92,250 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Computer Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,731 based on 7 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $82,000.
Employees with Computer Software Engineer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 19.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (10.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (10.1% less) and Washington, District of Columbia (0.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 63 survey responses.
Entry Level
23.8%
Early Career
42.9%
Mid Career
14.3%
Experienced
11.1%
Late Career
7.9%