Average Software Engineer Salary in Portland, Oregon

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The average salary for a Software Engineer in Portland, Oregon is $82,827.
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$60k - $123k

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Popular Employer Salaries for Software Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Software Engineer are from the companies Intel Corporation, Nike, Inc. and Vacasa, LLC. Reported salaries are highest at Intel Corporation where the average pay is $96,266. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Nike, Inc. and CollegeNET, earning around $85,947 and $77,687, respectively. Navex Global pays the lowest at around $59,900. Towers Watson and Vacasa, LLC also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $62,000 and $71,419, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

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

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 $69,673 based on 74 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,458 based on 390 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $92,118 based on 163 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $109,198 based on 75 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $120,111.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 42.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (36.5% more) and Seattle, Washington (25.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (0.8% less).

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