How much does a Software Performance Engineer make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Software Performance Engineer in the United States is $47 as of April 26, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $41 and $55. Hourly rate 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Recently searched related titles: IT Developer, Systems Team Leader, Associate Security Consultant

Search Software Performance Engineer Jobs in the United States

Software Performance Engineer

Review the job openings and experience requirements for the Software Performance Engineer job to confirm that it is the job you are seeking.

See user submitted job responsibilities for Software Performance Engineer.

Job Openings for Software Performance Engineer
Dutch Ridge Consulting Group - Sterling , VA
PERFORMANCE ENGINEER (SENIOR)Company Overview Dutch Ridge Consulting Group, LLC (DRCG) is an ISO ... architecting, software/ hardware release management & maintenance services, new cloud-based ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 16 days ago
Swish - Tysons Corner , VA
Knowledge of Site Reliability Engineering, DevSecOps, Application Performance Management (APM), and software troubleshooting are desired. Experience with observing and troubleshooting micro-services ...
ZipRecruiter - 21 days ago
CC Pace Systems, Inc. - Vienna , VA
... software development projects as a performance tester  Working experience in spark, python and Databricks and proficiency in SQL  Experience in collaborating with cloud engineering team to fine ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 6 days ago
Solutions³ LLC - Dulles , VA
Benchmark system performance, database performance analysis, capacity sizing and optimization. * Strong problem-solving and analytical skills with an aptitude and passion for learning new ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 5 days ago
Vision Point Systems - McLean , VA
Participate as part of an agile software development team to design, implement, execute and analyze ... engineer, or performance test engineer. * BS degree in Computer Science or related field
LinkedIn - 7 days ago
Node.Digital - Dulles , VA
Software Quality Assurance Engineer Location: Dulles, VA Job Description: Node is supporting a U.S ... Benchmark system performance, database performance analysis, capacity sizing and optimization
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 23 days ago
Not the job you're looking for? Search more salaries here:

Are you an HR manager or compensation specialist?'s CompAnalyst platform offers:

  • Detailed skills and competency reports for specific positions
  • Job and employee pricing reports
  • Compensation data tools, salary structures, surveys and benchmarks.
Learn about CompAnalyst

Understand the total hourly compensation opportunity for a Software Performance Engineer, hourly wage plus other pay elements

Average Hourly Wage

Core compensation


Average Total Hourly Cash Compensation

Includes base and short-term incentives

These charts show the average hourly wage (core compensation), as well as the average total hourly cash compensation for the job of Software Performance Engineer in the United States. The average hourly rate for Software Performance Engineer ranges from $41 to $55 with the average hourly pay of $47. The total hourly cash compensation, which includes base and short-term incentives, can vary anywhere from $45 to $63 with the average total hourly cash compensation of $52.

Discover how your pay is adjusted for skills, experience, and other factors

How much should you be paid?

For a real-time salary target, tell us more about your role in the four categories below.