Average Software Engineer Salary in Salt Lake City, Utah

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The average salary for a Software Engineer in Salt Lake City, Utah is $79,015.
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$61k - $108k
$489 - $10k
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$365 - $18k
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$60k - $111k

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Job Description for Software Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Software Engineer are from the companies L-3 Communications, Western Governors University (WGU) and MasterControl. Reported salaries are highest at MasterControl where the average pay is $86,706. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include L-3 Communications and Pluralsight, earning around $86,630 and $82,237, respectively. Exact Sciences pays the lowest at around $67,407. Axis41 and Western Governors University (WGU) also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $69,794 and $72,348, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

Skills in JavaScript, SQL, C# Programming Language and .NET 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 $70,816 based on 45 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,331 based on 353 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $87,490 based on 140 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,629 based on 60 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $111,243.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 49.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (43.1% more) and Seattle, Washington (31.7% more).

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