Average Software Engineer Salary in Plano, Texas

$84,769
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,051
Bonus
$2,750
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The average salary for a Software Engineer in Plano, Texas is $84,769.
10%
$64k
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$85k
90%
$118k
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Salary
$64k - $118k
Bonus
$2k - $10k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $8k
Total Pay
$66k - $124k

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Job Description for Software Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Software Engineer are from the companies Tyler Technologies, Inc., J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) and Capital One Financial Corp. Reported salaries are highest at Cisco Systems Inc where the average pay is $106,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Capital One Financial Corp, earning around $90,816. Ericsson Inc. pays the lowest at around $68,000. Tyler Technologies, Inc. also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $81,961.

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

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

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 $73,894 based on 23 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,030 based on 100 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $88,852 based on 41 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $115,715 based on 28 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $116,853.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 38.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (33.4% more) and Seattle, Washington (22.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (3.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 202 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.4%
Early Career
49.5%
Mid Career
20.3%
Experienced
13.9%
Late Career
5.0%