Microsoft

Microsoft Software Engineer Salaries

Base Salary Ranges

Based on our data, a Software Engineer at Microsoft earns a median base salary of about $121,000.

Base Salary Ranges by Level

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

LevelRangeMedian
59 $111,000 - $117,000 $114,000
60 $113,500 - $131,000 $118,000
61 $115,000 - $137,000 $129,000
62 $128,000 - $128,000 $128,000
63 $149,000 - $160,000 $155,000
64 $177,000 - $177,000 $177,000
67 $230,000 - $230,000 $230,000
L59 $109,000 - $109,000 $109,000
  • 59: $111,000 - $117,000, median $114,000
  • 60: $113,500 - $131,000, median $118,000
  • 61: $115,000 - $137,000, median $129,000
  • 62: $128,000 - $128,000, median $128,000
  • 63: $149,000 - $160,000, median $155,000
  • 64: $177,000 - $177,000, median $177,000
  • 67: $230,000 - $230,000, median $230,000
  • L59: $109,000 - $109,000, median $109,000

Base Salary Ranges by Location

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

LocationRangeMedian
Boston $118,000 - $118,000 $118,000
Redmond $109,000 - $230,000 $123,000
Seattle $120,000 - $177,000 $148,500
  • Boston: $118,000 - $118,000, median $118,000
  • Redmond: $109,000 - $230,000, median $123,000
  • Seattle: $120,000 - $177,000, median $148,500

Total Compensation Ranges

Based on our data, a Software Engineer at Microsoft earns a median total compensation of about $168,200, which includes additional compensation like annual bonuses and stock RSU or option grants.

Total Compensation Ranges by Level

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

LevelRangeMedian
59 $142,000 - $154,000 $148,000
60 $122,500 - $272,000 $155,000
61 $142,000 - $185,000 $157,600
62 $189,000 - $189,000 $189,000
63 $187,000 - $270,000 $210,000
64 $328,000 - $328,000 $328,000
67 $470,000 - $470,000 $470,000
L59 $141,500 - $141,500 $141,500
  • 59: $142,000 - $154,000, median $148,000
  • 60: $122,500 - $272,000, median $155,000
  • 61: $142,000 - $185,000, median $157,600
  • 62: $189,000 - $189,000, median $189,000
  • 63: $187,000 - $270,000, median $210,000
  • 64: $328,000 - $328,000, median $328,000
  • 67: $470,000 - $470,000, median $470,000
  • L59: $141,500 - $141,500, median $141,500

Total Compensation Ranges by Location

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

LocationRangeMedian
Boston $272,000 - $272,000 $272,000
Redmond $122,500 - $470,000 $157,000
Seattle $152,000 - $328,000 $240,000
  • Boston: $272,000 - $272,000, median $272,000
  • Redmond: $122,500 - $470,000, median $157,000
  • Seattle: $152,000 - $328,000, median $240,000

Years of Experience by Level

LevelMedian Years
59 1
60 2
61 6
62 2
63 10
64 6
67 18
L59 0