Average Software Engineer Salary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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The average salary for a Software Engineer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $78,282.
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$58k - $105k
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$972 - $8k
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$57k - $110k

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Job Description for Software Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Software Engineer are from the companies Comcast Cable, Inc., Susquehanna International Group and Lockheed Martin Corp. Reported salaries are highest at Susquehanna International Group where the average pay is $99,345. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Comcast Cable, Inc. and Reed Elsevier, earning around $88,534 and $86,576, respectively. The Boeing Company pays the lowest at around $74,874. Cerner Corporation and Lockheed Martin Corp also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $74,880 and $78,292, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

Skills in JavaScript, Python, SQL and C# Programming Language are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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 $69,580 based on 56 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,103 based on 346 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $88,757 based on 112 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $94,854 based on 35 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $112,685.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 50.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (44.5% more) and Seattle, Washington (32.9% more).

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