Software Support Engineer

Software Support Engineer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$87,000
$64,000
Min 10%
$87,000
Median 50%
$119,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Cisco Systems
Highest Paying City
San Carlos, CA
Highest Paying State
Washington
Average Experience Level
2.9 years
How much does a software support engineer make?
Software Support Engineers in America make, on average, $87,520 a year or $42.08 per hour. While the top 10 percent make over $119,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $64,000. Most Software Support Engineer jobs are in Internet companies and Finance companies. Washington, California, District of Columbia, Oregon, and Georgia are some of the states with the best Software Support Engineer salaries in the US. The typical tenure for a Software Support Engineer is 2.9 years.

Average Software Support Engineer Salary By Company

Software Support Engineers can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. The most abundant employment opportunities for Software Support Engineers are in Internet companies and Finance companies. Cisco Systems and Salesforce are the highest paying companies. Also, companies like Raytheon and Guidewire Software pay their Software Support Engineers very well.

Average Software Support Engineer Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Software Support Engineer in the United States is $87,520 per year or $42.08 per hour. San Carlos, CA reports the highest annual salary for Software Support Engineers at 122,453. Even as an entry-level Software Support Engineer, you will make $85,000 per year in San Carlos, CA. Washington, California, District of Columbia, Oregon, and Georgia are the highest paying states. The lowest earning states are Kansas, North Dakota, West Virginia, South Dakota, and Wyoming.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
San Carlos, CA
$122,453
2
Redmond, WA
$114,865
3
Spring, TX
$90,534
4
Newport News, VA
$88,870
5
Atlanta, GA
$87,386

Average Software Support Engineer Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Software Support Engineer works in can influence their earning potential. Our analysis shows that Manufacturing companies, Retail companies, and Energy companies pay higher-than-average wages for Software Support Engineers. Salaries for Software Support Engineers in Manufacturing companies average $91,673 annually, while Retail companies and Energy companies pay $88,703 and $88,069, respectively. The average salary for Software Support Engineers in the Health Care industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $83,472.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Manufacturing
$91,673
2
Retail
$88,703
3
Energy
$88,069
4
Media
$88,027
5
Technology
$86,658

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Location
Date Added
Salary
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