Amazon

Amazon Software Engineer Salaries

Base Salary Ranges

Based on our data, a Software Engineer at Amazon earns a median base salary of about $139,000.

Base Salary Ranges by Level

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

LevelRangeMedian
SDE II $130,000 - $130,000 $130,000
L4 $106,000 - $130,000 $123,000
L5 $118,000 - $175,000 $144,000
L6 $160,000 - $160,000 $160,000
  • SDE II: $130,000 - $130,000, median $130,000
  • L4: $106,000 - $130,000, median $123,000
  • L5: $118,000 - $175,000, median $144,000
  • L6: $160,000 - $160,000, median $160,000

Base Salary Ranges by Location

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

LocationRangeMedian
Austin $130,000 - $130,000 $130,000
Boston $112,000 - $160,000 $136,000
New York $123,000 - $175,000 $127,000
Palo Alto $116,500 - $130,000 $123,250
Pittsburgh $155,000 - $155,000 $155,000
Portland, or $140,000 - $140,000 $140,000
Seattle $106,000 - $150,000 $140,000
Sunnyvale $150,000 - $150,000 $150,000
  • Austin: $130,000 - $130,000, median $130,000
  • Boston: $112,000 - $160,000, median $136,000
  • New York: $123,000 - $175,000, median $127,000
  • Palo Alto: $116,500 - $130,000, median $123,250
  • Pittsburgh: $155,000 - $155,000, median $155,000
  • Portland, or: $140,000 - $140,000, median $140,000
  • Seattle: $106,000 - $150,000, median $140,000
  • Sunnyvale: $150,000 - $150,000, median $150,000

Total Compensation Ranges

Based on our data, a Software Engineer at Amazon earns a median total compensation of about $201,500, which includes additional compensation like annual bonuses and stock RSU or option grants.

Total Compensation Ranges by Level

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

LevelRangeMedian
SDE II $230,000 - $230,000 $230,000
L4 $146,000 - $206,000 $160,000
L5 $140,000 - $310,000 $217,000
L6 $305,000 - $305,000 $305,000
  • SDE II: $230,000 - $230,000, median $230,000
  • L4: $146,000 - $206,000, median $160,000
  • L5: $140,000 - $310,000, median $217,000
  • L6: $305,000 - $305,000, median $305,000

Total Compensation Ranges by Location

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

LocationRangeMedian
Austin $230,000 - $230,000 $230,000
Boston $146,000 - $305,000 $225,500
New York $167,000 - $217,000 $197,000
Palo Alto $148,050 - $160,000 $154,025
Pittsburgh $214,000 - $214,000 $214,000
Portland, or $220,000 - $220,000 $220,000
Seattle $140,000 - $310,000 $190,000
Sunnyvale $235,000 - $235,000 $235,000
  • Austin: $230,000 - $230,000, median $230,000
  • Boston: $146,000 - $305,000, median $225,500
  • New York: $167,000 - $217,000, median $197,000
  • Palo Alto: $148,050 - $160,000, median $154,025
  • Pittsburgh: $214,000 - $214,000, median $214,000
  • Portland, or: $220,000 - $220,000, median $220,000
  • Seattle: $140,000 - $310,000, median $190,000
  • Sunnyvale: $235,000 - $235,000, median $235,000

Years of Experience by Level

LevelMedian Years
SDE II 5
L4 0
L5 6
L6 6