18 companies that pay software engineers over $110,000

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There’s no question that working in the tech industry, particularly as a software engineer, is a great job with high pay and lots of opportunities.

It’s also a job that will stay in demand for many years as software continues to eat the world.

But some companies pay far more than others. To get a feel for which companies are offering top dollar, we cruised the salary reports from job hunting site Glassdoor, looking for the average salary paid across software engineer titles.

The following list only includes companies that had at least 100 salary reports for “software engineer” on Glassdoor, and it only includes companies that pay significantly more than the national average, which is $95,195.


eBay: $113,549

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Thomson Reuters

At eBay a software engineer makes on average, $107,021 on base salary. Base salaries ranged from $87,000 for junior positions, to $168,000 for senior positions.

When factoring in bonuses and other comp, average total compensation is $113,549.


Oracle: $116,514

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Kimberly White / Getty

At Oracle, a software engineer makes on average, $113,870 on base salary. Base salaries ranged from $62,000 for junior positions, to $158,000 for senior positions.

When factoring in bonuses and other comp, average total compensation is $116,514.


Microsoft: $116,967

At Microsoft, a Software Development Engineer makes on average, $104,659 on base salary. Base salaries ranged from $73,000 for junior positions, to $152,000 for senior positions.

When factoring in bonuses and other comp, average total compensation is $116,967.


KLA-Tencor: $117,167

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Glassdoor/KLA Tencor

At KLA-Tencor a software engineer makes on average, $110,073 on base salary. Base salaries ranged from $74,000 for junior positions, to $138,00 for senior positions.

When factoring in bonuses and other comp, average total compensation is $117,167.


Intel: $117,643

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Robert Galbraith/Reuters

At Intel, a software engineer makes on average, $105,201 on base salary. Base salaries ranged from $65,000 for junior positions, to $176,000 for senior positions.

When factoring in bonuses and other comp, average total compensation is $117,643.


Nvidia: $117,804

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Nvidia

At Nvidia, a software engineer makes on average, $115,116 on base salary. Base salaries ranged from $76,000 for junior positions, to $190,000 for senior positions.

When factoring in bonuses and other comp, average total compensation is $117,804.


Amazon: $118,121

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At Amazon, a software engineer makes on average, $102,450 on base salary. Base salaries ranged from $50,000 for junior positions, to $180,00 for senior positions.

When factoring in bonuses and other comp, average total compensation is $118,121.


Symantec: $120,553

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AP/Marcio Jose Sanchez

At Symantec, a software engineer makes on average, $117,357 on base salary. Base salaries ranged from $70,000 for junior positions, to $149,000 for senior positions.

When factoring in bonuses and other comp, average total compensation is $120,553.


IAC: $120,755

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Flickr/Ken Conley

At IAC, a software engineer makes on average, $$119,067 on base salary. Base salaries ranged from $87,000 for junior positions, to $168,000 for senior positions.

When factoring in bonuses and other comp, average total compensation is $120,755.


Yahoo: $125,366

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Thomson Reuters

At Yahoo, a software engineer makes on average, $$117,968 on base salary. Base salaries ranged from $74,000 for junior positions, to $209,000 for senior positions.

When factoring in bonuses and other comp, average total compensation is $125,366


Cisco: $130,221

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Thomson Reuters

At Cisco, a software engineer makes on average, $117,324 on base salary. Base salaries ranged from $65,00 for junior positions, to $165,00 for senior positions.

When factoring in bonuses and other comp, average total compensation is $130,221.


Brocade: $132,036

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Glassdoor/Brocade

At Brocade, a software engineer makes on average, $122,746 on base salary. Base salaries ranged from $82,000 for junior positions, to $183,000 for senior positions.

When factoring in bonuses and other comp, average total compensation is $132,036.


Apple: $138,300

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Steve Kovach/Tech Insider

At Apple, a software engineer makes on average, $122,039 on base salary. Base salaries ranged from $68,000 for junior positions, to $200,000 for senior positions.

When factoring in bonuses and other comp, average total compensation is $138,300.


PayPal: $146,795

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Thomson Reuters

At PayPal, a staff software engineer makes on average, $130,583 on base salary. Base salaries ranged from $99,000 for junior positions, to $153,000 for senior positions.

When factoring in bonuses and other comp, average total compensation is $146,795.


Arista: $151,648

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NYSE

At Arista Networks a software engineer makes on average, $121,236 on base salary. Base salaries ranged from $82,000 for junior positions, to $163,000 for senior positions.

When factoring in bonuses and other comp, average total compensation is $151,648.


Google: $164,683

At Google, a software engineer makes on average, $126,852 on base salary. Base salaries ranged from $82,000 for junior positions, to $226,000 for senior positions.

When factoring in bonuses and other comp, average total compensation is $164,683.


LinkedIn: $170,839

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Getty Images/Mandel Ngan

At LinkedIn, a software engineer makes on average, $131,956 on base salary. Base salaries ranged from $88,000 for junior positions, to $188,000 for senior positions.

When factoring in bonuses and other comp, average total compensation is $170,839.


Facebook: $177,014

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REUTERS/Robert Galbraith

At Facebook, a software engineer makes on average, $125,829 on base salary. Base salaries ranged from $83,000 for junior positions, to $201,000 for senior positions.

When factoring in bonuses and other comp, average total compensation is $177,014.