How much does a Software Engineer III make in the United States? The average Software Engineer III salary in the United States is $115,776 as of July 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $106,232 and $125,926. 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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Job Description for Software Engineer III

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 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Skills associated with Software Engineer III: Debugging, Application lifecycle management (ALM) Software, Software Testing, Software Requirements Specification ...More

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