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18,115 Software Engineer Salaries

Software Engineers earn $71,000 annually on average, or $34 per hour, which is 15% more than the national average for all working Americans. Our data indicates that the best paid Software Engineers work for Grey Healthcare Group at $176,000 annually while the lowest paid Software Engineers work for EPAM Systems earning approximately $22,000 each year.

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"I was paid in accordance to my lack of experience working for a company of such magnitude. Freelancing had paid much better in comparison, but did not provide as much experience as Premier Computer Solutions had. What the company provides in terms of a solid foundation in SQL, .NET and Microsoft technology makes up greatly regarding any concerns of underpayment. Provided I were to choose a first company to work for again, I would select based on experience over salary."
Posted 5 years ago in London, ON

$71K IBM's Average Software Engineer Salary (396 salaries)

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-$4K (5%) less than average IBM salary ($75K)
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+$19K (23%) more than average IBM Software Engineer salary ($71K)
"The pay at IBM is decent for the work we do. I started as an intern in 2015 and after several years of working for them, I received 3 promotions. I'm now paid $90,000 and I am a leader within my team at IBM."
-$6K (8%) less than average IBM Software Engineer salary ($71K)
"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."
+$8K (10%) more than average IBM Software Engineer salary ($71K)
"I have only worked for IBM. However, those who have left the company willingly or unwillingly, have all reported significant pay raises in their new jobs."
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$71K Intel's Average Software Engineer Salary (119 salaries)

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+$31K (35%) more than average Intel Software Engineer salary ($71K)
"The pay was good for the work, but what sets Intel over the top are the bonuses paid out bi-annually."
+$24K (28%) more than average Intel Software Engineer salary ($71K)
"Salary and benefits pretty good, but have to weigh against long-term career goals if things are going as well as you would like."
+$29K (33%) more than average Intel Software Engineer salary ($71K)
"I feel I am reasonably paid for my line of work although I feel can be paid more as my experiences/skills improve."
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$71K Cisco Systems' Average Software Engineer Salary (373 salaries)

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-$20K (24%) less than average Cisco Systems salary ($91K)
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+$19K (23%) more than average Cisco Systems Software Engineer salary ($71K)
"it was decent for me at first, but I wanted to advance in my career and jump in my salary. But the big jump was not available at that time so I looked for other opportunities to advance financially and academically."
+$61K (60%) more than average Cisco Systems Software Engineer salary ($71K)
"Never think so and salary is not only the deciding factor for work it is just one factor out of many."
+$32K (36%) more than average Cisco Systems Software Engineer salary ($71K)
"The salary is very competitive compared to other companies."
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$71K Northrop Grumman's Average Software Engineer Salary (471 salaries)

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-$4K (5%) less than average Northrop Grumman salary ($75K)
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+$2K (2%) more than average Northrop Grumman Software Engineer salary ($71K)
"I feel at my level of expertise that I am getting paid fairly. My goal is to learn more so I can move up the pay scale. As of right now, I am happy with what I am getting, and I am able to give my family the future that I so dreamed of. I am excited to learn as much as I can in this field."
+$14K (17%) more than average Northrop Grumman Software Engineer salary ($71K)
"The pay at Northrop is decent but I dislike the fact that young individuals get half as much as the senior engineers with less knowledge. Just because they have been at the company for 20 years doesn't make them good at their jobs. The workforce has changed and young folk coming out of college know a lot more now then they did 20 years ago."
+$4K (5%) more than average Northrop Grumman Software Engineer salary ($71K)
"For one, it's not always about money. My health and employment satisfaction (enjoying my job) are key. Working for Northrop, I've seen contracts. I understand what the government is getting billed. I also can do the math to figure out how much I'm valued at. As an engineer I feel I am an important asset to any project. And to potential projects. I find it important for my employer to reward me for my hard work. I too understand the company needs to make a profit."
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$71K Accenture's Average Software Engineer Salary (149 salaries)

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+$37K (41%) more than average Accenture Software Engineer salary ($71K)
"The starting salary in under market for someone with my education and experience. Also, I have not received a single increase in 2.5 years."
+$14K (17%) more than average Accenture Software Engineer salary ($71K)
"No, not at all."
-$10K (15%) less than average Accenture Software Engineer salary ($71K)
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$71K Lockheed Martin's Average Software Engineer Salary (382 salaries)

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+$1K (1%) more than average Lockheed Martin Software Engineer salary ($71K)
"Definitely underpaid unfortunately. Not only is my salary lower than the typical average, but the first 5 hours of overtime is unpaid (referred to as the 5 hour gate), every hour after that is only straight time. Not only that, but many expect you to work the 5 hours of unpaid overtime if your pressure for schedule, yet almost every contract schedule appears to be under budgeted in terms of schedule."
+$9K (11%) more than average Lockheed Martin Software Engineer salary ($71K)
"Software engineers make significantly less per year compared to other Defense Contractors such as Northrop Grumman. Specifically, Northrop Grumman employees make 7% more than Lockheed on average."
+$20K (24%) more than average Lockheed Martin Software Engineer salary ($71K)
"I have never been about the money. I love solving problems and getting a quality product to the customer."
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$71K Hewlett-Packard's Average Software Engineer Salary (282 salaries)

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-$3K (4%) less than average Hewlett-Packard Software Engineer salary ($71K)
"It was good, but a bit on the low end for starting software engineers."
-$26K (44%) less than average Hewlett-Packard Software Engineer salary ($71K)
"Not really, that is the main reason that I am looking for another job."
+$9K (11%) more than average Hewlett-Packard Software Engineer salary ($71K)
"I feel I am paid reasonably. But I do not see many opportunities for advancement."
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$71K Thomson Reuters' Average Software Engineer Salary (57 salaries)

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-$1K (1%) less than average Thomson Reuters Software Engineer salary ($71K)
"I believe my current pay was on average and right amount of money."
+$19K (23%) more than average Thomson Reuters Software Engineer salary ($71K)
"Reasonable price and good work."
+$11K (14%) more than average Thomson Reuters Software Engineer salary ($71K)
"Yes, I feel that I am underpaid."
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$71K Verizon Communications' Average Software Engineer Salary (138 salaries)

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+$10K (15%) more than average Verizon Communications salary ($61K)
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+$14K (17%) more than average Verizon Communications Software Engineer salary ($71K)
"I believe that there is a room for improvement in my salary."
+$29K (33%) more than average Verizon Communications Software Engineer salary ($71K)
"Given the work that I did, I think my pay is fair."
+$39K (43%) more than average Verizon Communications Software Engineer salary ($71K)
"As such, compensation is good."
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$72K Cerner's Average Software Engineer Salary (75 salaries)

+$1K (1%) more than national average Software Engineer salary ($71K)
+$7K (10%) more than average Cerner salary ($65K)
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+$8K (10%) more than average Cerner Software Engineer salary ($72K)
"Underpaid for the complexity, through put, and quality of code generated."
+$3K (4%) more than average Cerner Software Engineer salary ($72K)
"It little underpaid but can be judged with extremely low cost in Kanss City."
-$2K (2%) less than average Cerner Software Engineer salary ($72K)
"I think I am paid aptly as per Kansas average income."
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