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Microsoft Salaries

3.4 (based on 118 salary ratings)

Microsoft employees earn $39 per hour on average, or $81,000 annually, which is 36% higher than the national salary average of $56,000 per year. According to our data, the highest paying job at Microsoft is a Corporate Account Executive at $200,000 annually while the lowest paying job at Microsoft is a Game Tester at $20,000 annually.

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Microsoft Employee Salary Reviews

Anonymous Employee Salaries
$98K
Posted this week in Issaquah, WA

"I feel like I am being underpaid as I am right at the average of what the rate is for this position, with no intended raising of budget, or incentives, it is hard to see a future in a position that has a cap."

$54K
Posted this week in Boydton, VA

"I do feel that I am underpaid when you compare my salary to those at other data centers across the country."

Contractor Salaries
$91K
Posted 5 months ago in Redmond, WA

"No - I believe the pay is correct for the skill level involved, though I would like it better if I had vacation and health care without having to take bits out of my own wages. As a contractor, I actually gave up a dollar per hour to have so-so health care and I turned down paid vacation because the total I'd be paid was less than what they would be taking out of my wages to pay for it."

$89K
Posted 5 months ago in Redmond, WA

"No, though it should be noted that the job mentioned here is an older job; my last job paid more because I was more advanced in skill, and while I'd -take- $43/hr over nothing, I'd feel less sanguine about it today, especially if that figure didn't include medical/dental."

Software Development Engineer in Test Salaries
$80K
Posted 6 months ago in Seattle, WA

"No I think Microsoft pays well, no questions of being underpaid."

$100K
Posted 9 months ago in Redmond, WA

"I believe the pay is fair. Could be better of course."

Microsoft Employees Average Salary Ratings

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Average Rating
(based on 118 Microsoft Salary Review Ratings)
Software Test Engineer Salaries
$52K
Posted 6 months ago in Redmond, WA

"Underpaid for working through Volt."

$125K
Posted 6 months ago in Redmond, WA

"Really. This job is a piece of cake. I've tried farming, logging, etc. Making way less money, completely exhausted every day, wondering if I'll even make it home each day.Plus there's nothing better than working with a cohesive team on cutting-edge technology. The only bad thing about making a lot of money, is you tend to build up your lifestyle to then require it, rather than it being a luxury, then afterwards it's very difficult to find another job that pays as well."

Microsoft Student Partner Salaries
N/A
Posted 7 months ago in New York City, NY

"Well in this promotion we make a software for love, passion no money."

N/A
Posted 8 months ago in Atlanta, GA

"I think that the amount of things given to me while in the program on top of being paid actual cash was more than enough."

Average Microsoft Employee Salaries in the Past 5 Years

Year Salary
2009 $85000
2010 $87000
2011 $92000
2012 $85000
2013 $86000
.NET Architect Salaries
N/A
Posted 4 months ago in Rio Rancho, NM

"The work I perform today, no need to play other roles on the team, I think it fair."

$132K
Posted 4 months ago in Rio, WI

"For the job I do today, I believe is the fair."

Program Manager Salaries
$83K
Posted 9 months ago in Redmond, WA

"I was underpaid but it was just the matter of time - I would have got promoted."

$110K
Posted last year in Mountain View, CA
Software Engineer Salaries
$115K
Posted 3 months ago in Redmond, WA

"A little bit underpaid. -:)"

$90K
Posted last year
Software Development Engineer Salaries
$125K
Posted 3 months ago in Redmond, WA

"I joined Microsoft, Redmond, after completing 5 years in Microsoft, India. Although, I was relatively new when compared to other employees in my team, I have been paid along the same lines and I consider that I was being properly paid for the work I get done."

Senior Program Manager Salaries
$135K
Posted 6 months ago in Redmond, WA

"I am being underpaid. My salary is based on my title. However, my title does not reflect my actual work load or scope of responsibility."

$90K
Posted last year in Redmond, WA