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Google Software Engineer Salaries

Base Salary Ranges

Based on our data, a Software Engineer at Google earns a median base salary of about $141,000.

Base Salary Ranges by Level

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

LevelRangeMedian
L3 $105,000 - $140,000 $125,000
L4 $133,000 - $171,000 $143,500
L5 $170,000 - $198,000 $174,000
L6 $193,000 - $217,000 $200,500
  • L3: $105,000 - $140,000, median $125,000
  • L4: $133,000 - $171,000, median $143,500
  • L5: $170,000 - $198,000, median $174,000
  • L6: $193,000 - $217,000, median $200,500

Base Salary Ranges by Location

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

LocationRangeMedian
Boulder CO $133,000 - $133,000 $133,000
Mountain View $90,000 - $217,000 $141,000
New York $120,000 - $210,000 $133,500
San Bruno $100,000 - $150,000 $120,000
San Francisco $125,000 - $209,000 $162,000
Seattle $138,000 - $203,000 $172,000
Sunnyvale $129,000 - $171,000 $170,000
Switzerland $144,000 - $144,000 $144,000
  • Boulder CO: $133,000 - $133,000, median $133,000
  • Mountain View: $90,000 - $217,000, median $141,000
  • New York: $120,000 - $210,000, median $133,500
  • San Bruno: $100,000 - $150,000, median $120,000
  • San Francisco: $125,000 - $209,000, median $162,000
  • Seattle: $138,000 - $203,000, median $172,000
  • Sunnyvale: $129,000 - $171,000, median $170,000
  • Switzerland: $144,000 - $144,000, median $144,000

Total Compensation Ranges

Based on our data, a Software Engineer at Google earns a median total compensation of about $235,500, which includes additional compensation like annual bonuses and stock RSU or option grants.

Total Compensation Ranges by Level

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

LevelRangeMedian
L3 $135,000 - $300,000 $184,000
L4 $183,000 - $480,000 $241,000
L5 $299,000 - $398,000 $330,000
L6 $342,000 - $494,000 $429,500
  • L3: $135,000 - $300,000, median $184,000
  • L4: $183,000 - $480,000, median $241,000
  • L5: $299,000 - $398,000, median $330,000
  • L6: $342,000 - $494,000, median $429,500

Total Compensation Ranges by Location

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

LocationRangeMedian
Boulder CO $183,000 - $183,000 $183,000
Mountain View $90,000 - $480,000 $226,500
New York $120,000 - $418,000 $226,750
San Bruno $105,000 - $243,000 $165,000
San Francisco $189,000 - $494,000 $284,000
Seattle $219,000 - $450,000 $299,000
Sunnyvale $196,000 - $308,000 $305,000
Switzerland $224,000 - $224,000 $224,000
  • Boulder CO: $183,000 - $183,000, median $183,000
  • Mountain View: $90,000 - $480,000, median $226,500
  • New York: $120,000 - $418,000, median $226,750
  • San Bruno: $105,000 - $243,000, median $165,000
  • San Francisco: $189,000 - $494,000, median $284,000
  • Seattle: $219,000 - $450,000, median $299,000
  • Sunnyvale: $196,000 - $308,000, median $305,000
  • Switzerland: $224,000 - $224,000, median $224,000

Years of Experience by Level

LevelMedian Years
L3 2
L4 5
L5 10
L6 12