Average Software Engineer Salary at Cisco Systems Inc

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The average salary for a Software Engineer at Cisco Systems Inc is $106,317.
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$74k - $134k
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$75k - $150k

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Job Description for Software Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Software Engineer are from the companies Microsoft Corp, Northrop Grumman Corporation and Google, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Google, Inc. where the average pay is $119,162. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Microsoft Corp and Intel Corporation, earning around $116,540 and $95,691, respectively. Raytheon Co. pays the lowest at around $74,021. Lockheed Martin Corp and Northrop Grumman Corporation also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $76,810 and $80,233, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

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

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 $96,603 based on 58 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $105,996 based on 195 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $116,508 based on 72 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $129,248 based on 40 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $126,553.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 8.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (6.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Raleigh, North Carolina (35.6% less), Columbia, Maryland (25.4% less) and Austin, Texas (22.5% less).

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