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 Arizona. On average, they make less than computer and information research scientists but more than robotics engineers.

Career Median Salary
Computer and information research scientist salary $107K
Electrical engineer salary $101K
Chemical engineer salary $100K
Industrial engineer salary $94K
Biomedical engineer salary $97K
Software engineer salary $93K
Computer network architect salary $100K
Mechatronics engineer salary $92K
Wind energy engineer salary $92K
Robotics engineer salary $92K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)