PayPal Software Engineer SalaryPayPal Software Engineer Salary

$125,589

Average Base Salary

$105,056

Average Total Compensation

Min: $64K
Max: $185K
Base Salary
Median: $127K
Mean (Average): $126K
Data points: 1,364

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Normalized PayPal Software Engineer Salaries


Average total compensation
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Cost of living
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The average base salary for Software Engineer at Paypal is in the top 62% compared to all other companies salaries.

The average base salary for Software Engineer at Paypal is $125,589 while the average Software Engineer base salary is $115,894.

If we normalize the salaries at Paypal by the cost of living, then the average base salary for Software Engineer at Paypal is in the top 56% compared to all other companies.

If we normalize the salaries at Paypal by the years of experience, then the average base salary for Software Engineer at Paypal is in the top 51% compared to all other companies.

PayPal Software Engineer Salary by Seniority Levels

$145K
$270K
Manager
Median: $187K
Mean (Average): $193K
Data points: 29
$84K
$197K
Senior
Median: $143K
Mean (Average): $141K
Data points: 577
$92K
$147K
Mid-Level
Median: $124K
Mean (Average): $120K
Data points: 343
$74K
$130K
Entry Level
Median: $120K
Mean (Average): $113K
Data points: 28
$92K
Intern
Median: $92K
Mean (Average): $92K
Data points: 1

PayPal Software Engineer Salary Compared to other Positions

$143K
$197K
Research Scientist
Median: $197K
Mean (Average): $177K
Data points: 3
$85K
$250K
Product Manager
Median: $165K
Mean (Average): $163K
Data points: 60
$100K
$180K
Data Scientist
Median: $145K
Mean (Average): $142K
Data points: 273
$74K
$153K
Machine Learning Engineer
Median: $148K
Mean (Average): $131K
Data points: 10
$64K
$185K
Software Engineer
Median: $127K
Mean (Average): $126K
Data points: 1,364
$92K
$157K
Data Engineer
Median: $124K
Mean (Average): $123K
Data points: 52
$73K
$163K
Business Analyst
Median: $115K
Mean (Average): $116K
Data points: 36
$75K
$130K
Data Analyst
Median: $117K
Mean (Average): $113K
Data points: 73
$71K
$140K
Business Intelligence
Median: $86K
Mean (Average): $101K
Data points: 10
Growth Marketing Analyst*
$68K
Growth Marketing Analyst
Median: $68K
Mean (Average): $68K
Data points: 1

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

From the graph we can see that on average the Research Scientist role pays the most with a $176,967 base salary while the Growth Marketing Analyst role on average pays the least with a $68,037 base salary.

Top Cities for PayPal Software Engineer Salaries

$167K
$209K
Denver, CO
Median: $188K
Mean (Average): $188K
Data points: 2
$124K
$226K
Los Angeles, CA
Median: $163K
Mean (Average): $168K
Data points: 19
$144K
$170K
Seattle, WA
Median: $158K
Mean (Average): $157K
Data points: 8
$122K
$193K
New York, NY
Median: $135K
Mean (Average): $147K
Data points: 13
$120K
$200K
San Francisco, CA
Median: $141K
Mean (Average): $146K
Data points: 662
$95K
$141K
Boston, MA
Median: $110K
Mean (Average): $114K
Data points: 10
$88K
$135K
Austin, TX
Median: $114K
Mean (Average): $114K
Data points: 122
$91K
$157K
Phoenix, AZ
Median: $106K
Mean (Average): $112K
Data points: 49
$90K
$136K
Philadelphia, PA
Median: $99K
Mean (Average): $104K
Data points: 9
$60K
$173K
Chicago, IL
Median: $95K
Mean (Average): $102K
Data points: 339
$80K
$133K
Baltimore, MD
Median: $99K
Mean (Average): $102K
Data points: 24
$81K
$108K
Omaha, NE
Median: $95K
Mean (Average): $94K
Data points: 32
$48K
$125K
Singapore, Singapore
Median: $59K
Mean (Average): $71K
Data points: 8
$43K
$91K
Chennai, India
Median: $54K
Mean (Average): $60K
Data points: 6
$42K
$73K
Bangalore, India
Median: $48K
Mean (Average): $52K
Data points: 22

The Software Engineer salary in Denver, CO is the highest paying salary with a $188,000 average base salary. The Software Engineer salary in Bangalore, India is the lowest paying salary with $52,222 average base salary.

PayPal Software Engineer Salary Compared to other Companies

$200K
$714K
Netflix
Median: $475K
Mean (Average): $482K
Data points: 242
$132K
$425K
Roku Inc.
Median: $275K
Mean (Average): $282K
Data points: 149
$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
$140K
$265K
Cruise Automation, Inc.
Median: $190K
Mean (Average): $194K
Data points: 116
$130K
$254K
Airbnb
Median: $197K
Mean (Average): $194K
Data points: 291
$64K
$185K
Paypal
Median: $127K
Mean (Average): $126K
Data points: 1,364

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.