How much does a Software Engineer III make in the United States? The average Software Engineer III salary in the United States is $110,317 as of June 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $100,621 and $120,324. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Software Engineer III designs and develops software applications. Performs coding, debugging, testing and troubleshooting throughout the application development process. Being a Software Engineer III may direct a few junior level software engineers. Requires a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Software Engineer III typically reports to a manager. The Software Engineer III contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. To be a Software Engineer III typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
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City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
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Skills associated with Software Engineer III: Software Development, Software Testing, Programming Language, Application lifecycle management (ALM) Software ...More

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