Software Engineering Specialist

Software Engineering Specialist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$99,000
$74,000
Min 10%
$99,000
Median 50%
$135,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Facebook
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
Washington
Average Experience Level
4.3 years
How much does a software engineering specialist make?
Software Engineering Specialists in America make an average salary of $100,079 per year or $48.12 per hour. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $135,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $74,000 per year. Internet companies and Professional companies have the most job opportunities for Software Engineering Specialists. Some of the states with the best Software Engineering Specialist salaries are Washington, District of Columbia, California, Texas, and New York. The typical employment in the position spans 4.3 years.

Average Software Engineering Specialist Salary By Location

Software Engineering Specialists in the US makes an average salary of $100,079 per year or $48.12 per hour. The city with the highest Software Engineering Specialist salary is San Francisco, CA at $138,906 per year. The average starting salary in San Francisco, CA for Software Engineering Specialists is $96,000. Washington, District of Columbia, California, Texas, and New York are the states with the highest payscale for Software Engineering Specialists. On the other hand, Kentucky, Maine, Alaska, West Virginia, and Wyoming report the lowest wages for Software Engineering Specialists.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
San Francisco, CA
$138,906
2
Seattle, WA
$129,901
3
Washington, DC
$121,073
4
Irving, TX
$111,318
5
Boulder, CO
$105,969

Average Software Engineering Specialist Salary By Company

There is good job security in Software Engineering Specialist positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Internet companies and Professional companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Software Engineering Specialists are Facebook and BP America. Companies like Microsoft and Alliance Global Services also pay high salaries to their Software Engineering Specialists.

Average Software Engineering Specialist Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Software Engineering Specialist works in can influence their earning potential. Our data shows that Telecommunication companies, Media companies, and Retail companies tend to have the highest salaries for Software Engineering Specialists. Telecommunication companies pay their Software Engineering Specialists the highest wages, averaging $103,614 per year. Media companies and Retail companies pay well too, at $101,470 and $101,351, respectively. The average salary for Software Engineering Specialists in the Technology industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $94,929.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Telecommunication
$103,614
2
Media
$101,470
3
Retail
$101,351
4
Professional
$100,290
5
Technology
$94,929

Recently Added Software Engineering Specialist Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Idaho Division of Human Resources
Software Engineering Specialist
01/30/2020
$57,200
Idaho Division of Human Resources
Software Engineering Specialist
07/23/2019
$50,606
Idaho Division of Human Resources
Software Engineering Specialist
06/07/2019
$50,606
Safari Solutions
Software Engineering Specialist
05/15/2019
$75,000