Amazon

Amazon Software Development Engineer Salaries

Base Salary Ranges

Based on our data, a Software Development Engineer at Amazon earns a median base salary of about $124,750.

Base Salary Ranges by Level

The Software Development Engineer role at Amazon has the following estimated base salary ranges, by level:

LevelRangeMedian
L4 $94,000 - $119,500 $106,750
L5 $130,000 - $131,000 $130,500
  • L4: $94,000 - $119,500, median $106,750
  • L5: $130,000 - $131,000, median $130,500

Base Salary Ranges by Location

Our data for Amazon Software Development Engineer includes submissions from the following cities, listed with the estimated base salary range for the role at that location:

LocationRangeMedian
Seattle $130,000 - $131,000 $130,500
Sydney $119,500 - $119,500 $119,500
Toronto $94,000 - $94,000 $94,000
  • Seattle: $130,000 - $131,000, median $130,500
  • Sydney: $119,500 - $119,500, median $119,500
  • Toronto: $94,000 - $94,000, median $94,000

Total Compensation Ranges

Based on our data, a Software Development Engineer at Amazon earns a median total compensation of about $160,750, which includes additional compensation like annual bonuses and stock RSU or option grants.

Total Compensation Ranges by Level

The Software Development Engineer role at Amazon has the following estimated total compensation ranges, by level:

LevelRangeMedian
L4 $119,000 - $143,500 $131,250
L5 $178,000 - $191,000 $184,500
  • L4: $119,000 - $143,500, median $131,250
  • L5: $178,000 - $191,000, median $184,500

Total Compensation Ranges by Location

Our data for Amazon Software Development Engineer includes submissions from the following cities, listed with the estimated total compensation range for the role at that location:

LocationRangeMedian
Seattle $178,000 - $191,000 $184,500
Sydney $143,500 - $143,500 $143,500
Toronto $119,000 - $119,000 $119,000
  • Seattle: $178,000 - $191,000, median $184,500
  • Sydney: $143,500 - $143,500, median $143,500
  • Toronto: $119,000 - $119,000, median $119,000

Years of Experience by Level

LevelMedian Years
L4 1
L5 6