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IBM employees earn $75,000 annually on average, or $36 per hour, which is 24% higher than the national salary average of $59,000 per year. According to our data, the highest paying job at IBM is a Chief Architect at $201,000 annually while the lowest paying job at IBM is a Systems Operations Lead Specialist at $20,000 annually.

$75K IBM Average Salary (9,916 salaries)
$77K Industry Average Salary (90,183 salaries)

Average IBM Employee Salary in the Past 5 Years

Year Salary
2009 $83000
2010 $84000
2011 $81000
2012 $83000
2013 $86000

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$71K Software Engineer Average Salary at IBM (388 salaries)

Equal to national average Software Engineer salary ($71K)
-$4K (5%) less than average IBM salary ($75K)
-$10K (14%) less than average IBM salary ($75K)
"In Canada, the average starting salary for most companies is roughly $60,000. I am paid slightly above average and still find it hard to live in a booming economy of high inflation and rising housing prices."
-$64K (148%) less than average IBM salary ($75K)
"Well I have been a fast and just-right worker. I think I deserve more than what I am already being paid.Often companies tend to skip the pay cycles in a year."
$65K Software Engineer in Raleigh, NC · 7 months ago
-$10K (14%) less than average IBM salary ($75K)
"I feel I'm being paid accordingly based on my skills and experience."
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$91K Senior Software Engineer Average Salary at IBM (124 salaries)

Equal to national average Senior Software Engineer salary ($91K)
+$16K (19%) more than average IBM salary ($75K)
+$40K (42%) more than average IBM salary ($75K)
"Pay is not the only factor in job satisfaction its the entire work environment that matters. I think with my skills and experience I could make a little bit more than what I get paid."
+$55K (53%) more than average IBM salary ($75K)
"I believe I was being paid what I was worth based on my impact on the organization."
-$10K (14%) less than average IBM salary ($75K)
"Salary was good compensation and it was a nice experience for me to serve."
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$68K Software Developer Average Salary at IBM (53 salaries)

Equal to national average Software Developer salary ($68K)
-$7K (9%) less than average IBM salary ($75K)
-$35K (60%) less than average IBM salary ($75K)
"Minimum wage level pay for the job required of you. Does not change even with outstanding yearly reviews. Does not match up to national average salary of same position in the same company. The company in the local area was very cheap at the expense of the workers."
+$15K (18%) more than average IBM salary ($75K)
"IBM provides competitive pay for its employees. An employee's salary is contingent on their level of experience and performance."
$15K Software Developer in Armonk, NY · 8 months ago
-$60K (133%) less than average IBM salary ($75K)
"I am veery much under paid .i have to look jump in to as worth of work."
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$91K Senior Systems Engineer Average Salary at IBM (56 salaries)

Equal to national average Senior Systems Engineer salary ($91K)
+$16K (19%) more than average IBM salary ($75K)
-$5K (6%) less than average IBM salary ($75K)
"I feel salary is very less."
+$15K (18%) more than average IBM salary ($75K)
"May be I feel its underpaid."
-$5K (6%) less than average IBM salary ($75K)
"I feel underpaid for the work I do."
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$101K Advisory Software Engineer Average Salary at IBM (95 salaries)

Equal to national average Advisory Software Engineer salary ($101K)
+$26K (29%) more than average IBM salary ($75K)
+$19K (22%) more than average IBM salary ($75K)
"I felt overpaid. I feel because management did not manage their personnel as efficiently as they could have."
+$35K (37%) more than average IBM salary ($75K)
"My salary was right in line with developers with my experience and skills."
+$35K (37%) more than average IBM salary ($75K)
"I have definitely lost value over the years, raises and bonuses were cut back for employees."
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$69K Business Analyst Average Salary at IBM (95 salaries)

Equal to national average Business Analyst salary ($69K)
-$6K (8%) less than average IBM salary ($75K)
$110K Business Analyst in Dublin, TX · 6 months ago
+$35K (37%) more than average IBM salary ($75K)
"Yes underpaid by $50,000, there is scope to earn more outside IBM."
$85K Business Analyst in Raleigh, NC · 10 months ago
+$10K (12%) more than average IBM salary ($75K)
"I was underpaid looking at the experience and skills I had."
$83K Business Analyst in Phoenix, AZ · 9 months ago
+$8K (10%) more than average IBM salary ($75K)
"I feel that I am being paid just about right."
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$68K Application Developer Average Salary at IBM (49 salaries)

Equal to national average Application Developer salary ($68K)
-$7K (9%) less than average IBM salary ($75K)
-$35K (60%) less than average IBM salary ($75K)
"Way underpaid. I have seen many companies pay double what I get at IBM."
-$46K (88%) less than average IBM salary ($75K)
"I feel I am greatly underpaid for the knowledge and experience I have to offer."
-$39K (70%) less than average IBM salary ($75K)
"Of course. I am being underpaid for my qualifications."
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$30K Intern Average Salary at IBM (35 salaries)

Equal to national average Intern salary ($30K)
-$45K (85%) less than average IBM salary ($75K)
$42K Intern in Costa Mesa, CA · 2 months ago
-$33K (56%) less than average IBM salary ($75K)
"As an intern, this is one of very few internship programs that offer this kind of pay to students with minimal work experience. I feel great to find a company that puts value into their workers no matter how new to the industry they are. It makes all the interns feel like they have value, and that they contribute to the team in many ways. Even if I choose to stay here, the company pays well in experience."
$18K Intern in Ottawa, ON · 6 months ago
-$57K (122%) less than average IBM salary ($75K)
"Underpaid, I was paid on a monthly basis, around 1500 Canadian dollars, it only covered my rent and daily life."
$20K Intern in New Orleans, LA · 5 years ago
-$55K (115%) less than average IBM salary ($75K)
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$80K Equipment Services Project Manager Average Salary at IBM (274 salaries)

Equal to national average Equipment Services Project Manager salary ($80K)
+$5K (6%) more than average IBM salary ($75K)
+$35K (37%) more than average IBM salary ($75K)
"Industry average based on years of experience and size of projects."
-$5K (6%) less than average IBM salary ($75K)
"Haven't had a raise in 8 years!"
-$20K (30%) less than average IBM salary ($75K)
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$111K Managing Consultant Average Salary at IBM (128 salaries)

Equal to national average Managing Consultant salary ($111K)
+$36K (38%) more than average IBM salary ($75K)
-$63K (144%) less than average IBM salary ($75K)
"Underpaid and overworked to the point where I do not get any vacation time."
+$30K (33%) more than average IBM salary ($75K)
"I'm being paid fairly for the workload I am expected to manage."
+$35K (37%) more than average IBM salary ($75K)
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