COMPUTER SOFTWARE ENGINEER SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$100,000
$74,000
Min 10%
$100,000
Median 50%
$136,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Starent Networks
Highest Paying City
Mountain View, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
4.6 years
How much does a computer software engineer make?
The national average salary for a Computer Software Engineer in the U.S. is $100,851 annually or $48.49 hourly. The top 10 percent of earners make over $136,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $74,000 per year. Internet companies and Professional companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. California, Vermont, Nevada, New Hampshire, and Washington have the highest paying Computer Software Engineer jobs. Most Computer Software Engineers spend 4.6 years in the position.

Average Computer Software Engineer Salary By Company

Computer Software Engineers can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. Internet companies and Professional companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Starent Networks and Netflix are the highest paying companies. Companies like Burst and Wyse Technology LLC also pay high salaries to their Computer Software Engineers.

Average Computer Software Engineer Salary By Location

Across America, Computer Software Engineers make on average $100,851 annually or $48.49 hourly. Working in Mountain View, CA as a Computer Software Engineer will pay you the highest wages at around $122,034 per year. Even as an entry-level Computer Software Engineer, you will make $86,000 per year in Mountain View, CA. The top 5 states with the highest reported Computer Software Engineer salaries are California, Vermont, Nevada, New Hampshire, and Washington. The lowest earning states are Oklahoma, Kentucky, Hawaii, Tennessee, and New Mexico.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Mountain View, CA
$122,034
2
Seattle, WA
$101,508
3
Troy, NY
$100,408
4
Boston, MA
$99,511
5
Jersey City, NJ
$96,940

Average Computer Software Engineer Salary By Industry

The type of industry that a Computer Software Engineer works in can influence their earning potential. Our data shows that Internet companies, Telecommunication companies, and Professional companies tend to have the highest salaries for Computer Software Engineers. Salaries for Computer Software Engineers in Internet companies average $105,080 annually, while Telecommunication companies and Professional companies pay $104,815 and $98,451, respectively. The types of companies that pay Computer Software Engineers the least are in the Finance industry, where the average annual salary is $94,021.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Internet
$105,080
2
Telecommunication
$104,815
3
Professional
$98,451
4
Retail
$97,548
5
Technology
$96,373

RECENTLY ADDED Computer Software Engineer SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Robert Half
Computer Software Engineer
10/03/2019
$120,000
Ames Research Center
Computer Software Engineer
06/18/2019
$75,515
Langley Research Center
Computer Software Engineer
06/14/2019
$48,353
Fujitsu America, Inc.
Computer Software Engineer, Applications
03/25/2019
$104,790
Fujitsu America, Inc.
Computer Software Engineer, Applications
03/25/2019
$93,954
Fujitsu America, Inc.
Computer Software Engineer, Applications
03/22/2019
$86,243
Deeproute.Ai Ltd.
Software Engineer-Computer Vision
03/22/2019
$200,000
Fujitsu America, Inc.
Computer Software Engineer, Applications
03/22/2019
$94,749
Ciena Corporation
Software Engineer-Path Computation (PCE)
03/21/2019
$145,000
Yantriks, LLC
Computer Software Engineer
03/21/2019
$94,000
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