Average Software Engineer Salary

$87,146
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$63k
MEDIAN
$87k
90%
$128k

The average salary for a Software Engineer is $87,146

Base Salary
$63k - $128k
Bonus
$1k - $16k
Profit Sharing
$981 - $25k
Commission
$0 - $39k
Total Pay
$62k - $137k
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Job Satisfaction for Software Engineer

4 out of 5
(8,375)
Highly Satisfied
791Reviews
Based on 8,375 responses, the job of Software Engineer has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.96 out of 5. On average, Software Engineers are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Male
82.1%
Female
17.4%
Prefer to self-define
0.5%
This data is based on 26,851 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

90%

Dental

81%

Vision

74%

None

10%