Tesla Software Engineer SalaryTesla Software Engineer Salary

$140,843

Average Base Salary

$199,990

Average Total Compensation

Min: $114K
Max: $191K
Base Salary
Median: $135K
Mean (Average): $141K
Data points: 208
Min: $18K
Max: $455K
Total Compensation
Median: $178K
Mean (Average): $200K
Data points: 122

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Normalized Tesla 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 Tesla is in the top 76% compared to all other companies salaries.

The average base salary for Software Engineer at Tesla is $140,843 while the average Software Engineer base salary is $115,989.

If we normalize the salaries at Tesla by the cost of living, then the average base salary for Software Engineer at Tesla is in the top 60% compared to all other companies.

If we normalize the salaries at Tesla by the years of experience, then the average base salary for Software Engineer at Tesla is in the top 67% compared to all other companies.

Tesla Software Engineer Salary by Seniority Levels

$186K
$469K
Manager
Median: $192K
Mean (Average): $292K
Data points: 3
$117K
$201K
Senior
Median: $162K
Mean (Average): $162K
Data points: 49
$112K
$150K
Mid-Level
Median: $134K
Mean (Average): $132K
Data points: 27
$109K
$133K
Entry Level
Median: $120K
Mean (Average): $121K
Data points: 8

Seniority can increase the pay of a Software Engineer at Tesla. Here are the base salaries of a Software Engineer at Tesla grouped into 4 seniority categories.

Tesla Software Engineer Salary Compared to other Positions

$124K
$195K
Product Manager
Median: $144K
Mean (Average): $154K
Data points: 6
$123K
$170K
Machine Learning Engineer
Median: $140K
Mean (Average): $144K
Data points: 4
$114K
$191K
Software Engineer
Median: $135K
Mean (Average): $141K
Data points: 208
$115K
$164K
Data Engineer
Median: $140K
Mean (Average): $138K
Data points: 25
$99K
$167K
Data Scientist
Median: $126K
Mean (Average): $127K
Data points: 28
Growth Marketing Analyst*
$120K
Growth Marketing Analyst
Median: $120K
Mean (Average): $120K
Data points: 1
Product Analyst*
$112K
$124K
Product Analyst
Median: $118K
Mean (Average): $118K
Data points: 2
$86K
$142K
Research Scientist
Median: $96K
Mean (Average): $107K
Data points: 6
$85K
$126K
Data Analyst
Median: $103K
Mean (Average): $102K
Data points: 16
$87K
$114K
Business Intelligence
Median: $90K
Mean (Average): $97K
Data points: 9
$90K
$115K
Business Analyst
Median: $91K
Mean (Average): $94K
Data points: 21

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

From the graph we can see that on average the Product Manager role pays the most with a $153,667 base salary while the Business Analyst role on average pays the least with a $94,262 base salary.

Top Cities for Tesla Software Engineer Salaries

$122K
$180K
Seattle, WA
Median: $147K
Mean (Average): $148K
Data points: 10
$147K
Los Angeles, CA
Median: $147K
Mean (Average): $147K
Data points: 1
$113K
$196K
San Francisco, CA
Median: $135K
Mean (Average): $142K
Data points: 179
$140K
Fresno, CA
Median: $140K
Mean (Average): $140K
Data points: 1
$131K
$139K
Salt Lake City, UT
Median: $135K
Mean (Average): $135K
Data points: 4
$130K
Reno, NV
Median: $130K
Mean (Average): $130K
Data points: 2
$117K
$140K
Austin, TX
Median: $126K
Mean (Average): $128K
Data points: 7
$127K
Singapore, Singapore
Median: $127K
Mean (Average): $127K
Data points: 1
$74K
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Median: $74K
Mean (Average): $74K
Data points: 1

The Software Engineer salary in Seattle, WA is the highest paying salary with a $147,600 average base salary. The Software Engineer salary in Amsterdam, Netherlands is the lowest paying salary with $73,575 average base salary.

Tesla Software Engineer Salary Compared to other Companies

$200K
$714K
Netflix
Median: $475K
Mean (Average): $482K
Data points: 242
$133K
$425K
Roku Inc.
Median: $275K
Mean (Average): $284K
Data points: 151
$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
$165K
$239K
Gemini
Median: $214K
Mean (Average): $204K
Data points: 12
$165K
$248K
Chime
Median: $200K
Mean (Average): $200K
Data points: 28
$135K
$280K
Jane Street
Median: $200K
Mean (Average): $197K
Data points: 13
$140K
$278K
Cruise Automation, Inc.
Median: $190K
Mean (Average): $196K
Data points: 117
$148K
$295K
Wepay
Median: $190K
Mean (Average): $196K
Data points: 32
$139K
$254K
Hbo
Median: $190K
Mean (Average): $195K
Data points: 19
$130K
$254K
Airbnb
Median: $197K
Mean (Average): $194K
Data points: 291
$114K
$191K
Tesla
Median: $135K
Mean (Average): $141K
Data points: 208

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.