Software engineer earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Software engineer salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $98,030
Alabama $90,259
Arkansas $81,856
Arizona $93,279
California $123,040
Colorado $104,980
Connecticut $100,150
District of Columbia $113,750
Delaware $101,680
Florida $92,620
Georgia $100,820
Hawaii $82,807
Iowa $89,516
Idaho $86,162
Illinois $80,725
Indiana $90,787
Kansas $85,310
Kentucky $85,788
Louisiana $79,750
Massachusetts $109,130
Maryland $108,850
Maine $87,150
Michigan $87,880
Minnesota $96,750
Missouri $91,820
Mississippi $79,220
Montana $80,900
North Carolina $100,560
North Dakota $77,340
Nebraska $87,110
New Hampshire $108,650
New Jersey $107,640
New Mexico $80,900
Nevada $102,380
New York $113,802
Ohio $91,280
Oklahoma $84,900
Oregon $100,080
Pennsylvania $96,370
Puerto Rico $46,540
Rhode Island $96,730
South Carolina $87,170
South Dakota $72,720
Tennessee $88,910
Texas $108,490
Utah $97,230
Virginia $109,740
Vermont $95,010
Washington $128,200
Wisconsin $84,480
West Virginia $77,310
Wyoming $66,060

How do software engineer salaries compare to similar careers?

Software engineers earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than geospatial information scientists but more than wind energy engineers.

Career Median Salary
Geospatial information scientist salary $90K
Software quality assurance engineer salary $90K
Video game designer salary $90K
Database architect salary $90K
Electrical engineer salary $97K
Software engineer salary $93K
Nanosystems engineer salary $97K
Nanotechnology engineer salary $97K
Photonics engineer salary $97K
Wind energy engineer salary $97K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)