Average Software Engineer with Java Skills Salary

$84,805
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,863
Bonus
$4,000
Commission
$5,036
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The average salary for a Software Engineer with Java skills is $84,805.
10%
$62k
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$85k
90%
$124k
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$62k - $124k
Bonus
$1k - $17k
Profit Sharing
$958 - $25k
Commission
$500 - $9k
Total Pay
$61k - $134k
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Job Description for Software Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Software Engineer are from the companies Northrop Grumman Corporation, Google, Inc. and Amazon.com Inc. Reported salaries are highest at Google, Inc. where the average pay is $118,426. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Amazon.com Inc and International Business Machines (IBM) Corp., earning around $112,624 and $93,251, respectively. Raytheon Co. pays the lowest at around $73,382. Lockheed Martin Corp and Northrop Grumman Corporation also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $76,242 and $80,854, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

Skills in Python are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include C++ Programming Language, 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 $74,879 based on 2,593 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,447 based on 11,122 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $95,023 based on 3,405 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $106,825 based on 1,324 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $118,624.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 41.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (32.8% more) and Seattle, Washington (25.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (1.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 18,833 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.8%
Early Career
59.1%
Mid Career
18.1%
Experienced
7.0%
Late Career
2.1%