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How Much Does a Software Engineer-Consultant Earn In The United States?

Software Engineer-Consultant Salaries
Updated April 6, 2021
Average Yearly Salary
$113,000
$90,000
$113,000
$142,000
Software engineers-consultant in the United States make an average salary of $113,275 per year or $54.46 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $90,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $142,000. As most things go, location can be critical. California, Washington, New Hampshire, Oregon, and Virginia provide the highest software engineer-consultant salaries.
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Where Software Engineers-Consultant Earn The Most

The darker areas on the map show where software engineers-consultant earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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How Much Do Software Engineers-Consultant Earn In Different Cities?

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to California, Washington and New Hampshire, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for software engineers-consultant. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Indiana, Wisconsin, and Hawaii.
Location
1. San Francisco, CA
$142,075
Avg. Salary
$57k
$169k
2. Nashua, NH
$116,456
Avg. Salary
$57k
$169k
3. Raleigh, NC
$110,103
Avg. Salary
$57k
$169k
4. Columbus, GA
$109,971
Avg. Salary
$57k
$169k
5. Houston, TX
$109,182
Avg. Salary
$57k
$169k
6. New York, NY
$106,436
Avg. Salary
$57k
$169k

High Paying Software Engineer-Consultant Jobs

Which Companies Pay Software Engineers-Consultant The Most?

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Omnicell and Dell as they offer the highest salaries for software engineers-consultant.
Company
Avg. Salary
$96k
$157k
Avg. Salary
$96k
$157k
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$96k
$157k
Avg. Salary
$96k
$157k
Avg. Salary
$96k
$157k
Avg. Salary
$96k
$157k

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Software Engineer-Consultant Salary History

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    How Much Do Software Engineers-Consultant Make In Different Industries?

    The salary for a software engineer-consultant can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for software engineers-consultant tend to be found in construction, telecommunication, and professional companies. In fact, software engineers-consultant can make a yearly salary of $131,800 while working for construction companies.
    1. Construction
    $131,800
    Avg. Salary
    $91k
    $143k
    2. Telecommunication
    $116,771
    Avg. Salary
    $91k
    $143k
    3. Professional
    $114,669
    Avg. Salary
    $91k
    $143k
    4. Insurance
    $111,858
    Avg. Salary
    $91k
    $143k
    5. Manufacturing
    $106,427
    Avg. Salary
    $91k
    $143k
    6. Finance
    $105,663
    Avg. Salary
    $91k
    $143k

    How Experience Affects Software Engineer-Consultant Salaries

    The salary for a software engineer-consultant can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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