Amazon Software Engineer Salary

Amazon Software Engineer SalaryAmazon Software Engineer Salary

$137,340

Average Base Salary

$202,101

Average Total Compensation

Min: $77K
Max: $185K
Base Salary
Median: $143K
Mean (Average): $137K
Data points: 11,033
Min: $18K
Max: $410K
Total Compensation
Median: $187K
Mean (Average): $202K
Data points: 7,356

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Normalized Amazon Software Engineer Salaries


Average total compensation
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Cost of living
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Years of experience
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The average base salary for Software Engineer at Amazon is in the top 74% compared to all other companies salaries.

The average base salary for Software Engineer at Amazon is $137,340 while the average Software Engineer base salary is $115,622.

If we normalize the salaries at Amazon by the cost of living, then the average base salary for Software Engineer at Amazon is in the top 69% compared to all other companies.

If we normalize the salaries at Amazon by the years of experience, then the average base salary for Software Engineer at Amazon is in the top 69% compared to all other companies.

Amazon Software Engineer Salary by Seniority Levels

$185K
Executive
Median: $185K
Mean (Average): $185K
Data points: 1
$114K
$228K
Manager
Median: $160K
Mean (Average): $165K
Data points: 652
$90K
$200K
Senior
Median: $155K
Mean (Average): $152K
Data points: 2,365
$91K
$182K
Mid-Level
Median: $146K
Mean (Average): $142K
Data points: 4,174
$76K
$151K
Entry Level
Median: $116K
Mean (Average): $118K
Data points: 601
$41K
Intern
Median: $41K
Mean (Average): $41K
Data points: 1

Amazon Software Engineer Salary Compared to other Positions

$84K
$192K
Machine Learning Engineer
Median: $150K
Mean (Average): $147K
Data points: 205
$100K
$185K
Product Manager
Median: $150K
Mean (Average): $146K
Data points: 1,849
$77K
$185K
Software Engineer
Median: $143K
Mean (Average): $137K
Data points: 11,033
$72K
$180K
Data Scientist
Median: $142K
Mean (Average): $135K
Data points: 3,133
$84K
$167K
Research Scientist
Median: $135K
Mean (Average): $131K
Data points: 739
$75K
$182K
Growth Marketing Analyst
Median: $134K
Mean (Average): $130K
Data points: 85
$60K
$184K
Data Analyst
Median: $126K
Mean (Average): $125K
Data points: 19
$75K
$160K
Data Engineer
Median: $126K
Mean (Average): $123K
Data points: 3,135
$73K
$150K
Business Intelligence
Median: $117K
Mean (Average): $114K
Data points: 2,689
$54K
$130K
Business Analyst
Median: $90K
Mean (Average): $90K
Data points: 1,839

Most data science positions fall under different position titles depending on the actual role.

From the graph we can see that on average the Machine Learning Engineer role pays the most with a $146,766 base salary while the Business Analyst role on average pays the least with a $90,192 base salary.

Top Cities for Amazon Software Engineer Salaries

$92K
$200K
Melbourne, Australia
Median: $163K
Mean (Average): $160K
Data points: 5
$104K
$185K
San Francisco, CA
Median: $160K
Mean (Average): $157K
Data points: 1,568
$80K
$185K
New York, NY
Median: $159K
Mean (Average): $152K
Data points: 657
$106K
$190K
Miami-Ft. Lauderdale Area
Median: $134K
Mean (Average): $145K
Data points: 6
$96K
$188K
Tel Aviv, Israel
Median: $140K
Mean (Average): $144K
Data points: 25
$88K
$165K
Portland, OR
Median: $149K
Mean (Average): $143K
Data points: 36
$108K
$165K
Seattle, WA
Median: $144K
Mean (Average): $142K
Data points: 5,368
$73K
$209K
Houston, TX
Median: $152K
Mean (Average): $142K
Data points: 7
$75K
$177K
Denver, CO
Median: $146K
Mean (Average): $138K
Data points: 84
$94K
$161K
Boston, MA
Median: $144K
Mean (Average): $138K
Data points: 367
$69K
$185K
Monterey-Salinas, CA
Median: $148K
Mean (Average): $136K
Data points: 20
$72K
$174K
Minneapolis-St. Paul Area
Median: $144K
Mean (Average): $134K
Data points: 42
$78K
$160K
Los Angeles, CA
Median: $132K
Mean (Average): $134K
Data points: 241
$72K
$160K
Austin, TX
Median: $142K
Mean (Average): $133K
Data points: 355
$77K
$162K
Washington, DC
Median: $135K
Mean (Average): $133K
Data points: 357

The Software Engineer salary in Zurich, Switzerland is the highest paying salary with a $230,000 average base salary. The Software Engineer salary in Beijing, China is the lowest paying salary with $48,245 average base salary.

Amazon Software Engineer Salary Compared to other Companies

$200K
$714K
Netflix
Median: $475K
Mean (Average): $482K
Data points: 242
$126K
$425K
Roku Inc.
Median: $270K
Mean (Average): $278K
Data points: 124
$210K
$324K
Smartnews
Median: $220K
Mean (Average): $242K
Data points: 5
$166K
$270K
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
Median: $230K
Mean (Average): $222K
Data points: 10
$158K
$250K
Noom
Median: $220K
Mean (Average): $214K
Data points: 6
$142K
$327K
Roblox
Median: $196K
Mean (Average): $207K
Data points: 78
$180K
$229K
Pdt Partners
Median: $200K
Mean (Average): $206K
Data points: 5
$169K
$242K
Gemini
Median: $214K
Mean (Average): $205K
Data points: 9
$165K
$248K
Chime
Median: $200K
Mean (Average): $200K
Data points: 28
$135K
$280K
Jane Street
Median: $200K
Mean (Average): $197K
Data points: 13
$139K
$254K
Hbo
Median: $190K
Mean (Average): $195K
Data points: 19
$148K
$295K
Wepay
Median: $190K
Mean (Average): $195K
Data points: 31
$130K
$254K
Airbnb
Median: $197K
Mean (Average): $194K
Data points: 290
$121K
$251K
Box
Median: $195K
Mean (Average): $194K
Data points: 120
$77K
$185K
Amazon
Median: $143K
Mean (Average): $137K
Data points: 11,033

The Software Engineer at Netflix salary is the highest paying salary with a $482,214 average base salary. The Software Engineer at Healthedge salary is the lowest paying salary with $41,374 average base salary.