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These Companies Pay Software Engineers the Most

Posted March 29, 2013

Are you a software engineer, or considering becoming one? If so, we were thinking of you when we took a look at our database of millions of salaries to find out which companies pay software engineers the most.

To make it onto the list, a company must have had at least 10 software engineer salaries submitted to CareerBliss in 2012.

Highest Paying Companies for Software Engineers

RankCompanyAverage SalaryHeadquarters
1Microsoft$ 110,957Redmond, Wash.
2Northrop Grumman$ 93,333Falls Church, Va.
3Lockheed Martin$ 88,865Bethesda, Md.
4IBM$ 84,692Endicott, N.Y.
5Raytheon$ 82,222Waltham, Mass.
6Intel$ 75,545Santa Clara, Calif.
7Cisco Systems$ 75,222San Jose, Calif.
8General Dynamics$ 72,746West Falls Church, Va.
9HP$ 72,250Palo Alto, Calif.
10Accenture$ 51,550Chicago, Ill.
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