Software Engineer

Jack Winkelman

What Software Engineers Do

Software Engineers are the creative masterminds behind all the software (programs) that are on your computer. They take ideas for applications and make them reality. Without Software Engineers there wouldn't be high quality, or secure programs at your disposal.

Average Salary

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics the median wage for a Software Engineer is $93,350 per year. However, within Software Engineering there are certain types of Software Engineers. A Software Engineer whom develops system software makes an average of $99,000. A Software Engineer whom develops applications makes an average of $90,060 per year.

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