Average Software Engineer Salary at Northrop Grumman Corporation

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The average salary for a Software Engineer at Northrop Grumman Corporation is $80,210.
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Job Description for Software Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Software Engineer are from the companies Microsoft Corp, Google, Inc. and Cisco Systems 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 Cisco Systems Inc, earning around $116,540 and $106,317, respectively. Raytheon Co. pays the lowest at around $74,021. Lockheed Martin Corp and International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $76,810 and $92,021, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

Skills in C++ Programming Language and Java are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Linux, C# Programming Language 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 $72,507 based on 66 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,348 based on 250 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $90,207 based on 60 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $113,148 based on 25 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $145,198.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 8.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (4.3% more) and Melbourne, Florida (3.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (15.2% less), Baltimore, Maryland (6.8% less) and Denver, Colorado (0.9% less).

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