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How much does a Software Engineer make in Norfolk, VA?

Estimated salaries
per year
The estimated salary for a software engineer is $85,959 per year in Norfolk, VA and $4,250 cash bonus per year.
21% lower
than national average
Additional compensation
Cash bonus
per year
Most common benefits
  • Health savings account
  • Commuter assistance
  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Health insurance

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Salaries by years of experience in Norfolk, VA

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Software Engineers

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earn +24.30% more

The jobs requiring this skill have increase by 6.76% since 2018. Software Engineers with this skill earn +24.30% more than the average base salary, which is $85,959 per year.

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Top fields of studyMechanical Engineering Degree

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Most common benefits for Software Engineers

  • Health savings account
  • Commuter assistance
  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Health insurance
  • Stock options
  • Food provided
  • Dental insurance
  • Paid sick time
  • Vision insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Gym membership

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63% of Software engineers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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Software engineers with management experience and skills are paid the highest.

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