Computer Engineer salary in the United States

Average salary
Based on 3,420 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do Computer Engineers make?
The average total salary for a Computer Engineer is $106,000 per year. This is based on data from 3,420 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Computer Engineer and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Computer Engineer salary can vary between $37,500 to $297,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Computer Engineer salary by location

Computer Engineer salary by company

Average salary per year*
Salary range**
Microsoft, King County, WA
23 income tax records
$150K – $564K
Apple, Santa Clara County, CA
19 income tax records
$94K – $716K
Advanced Micro Devices, Travis County, TX
10 income tax records
$123K – $369K
Intel, Sacramento County, CA
14 income tax records
$109K – $261K
US Department Of Defense, Harford County, MD
16 income tax records
$64K – $158K
Ntess, Bernalillo County, NM
11 income tax records
$89K – $134K
Dynetics, Madison County, AL
13 income tax records
$45K – $124K

Computer Engineer demographics in United States

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39% are single
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61% are married
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43% have kids
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65% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Computer Engineers in United States

3,420 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a computer engineer in the United States is $106,000 per year. Computer engineer salaries in the United States can vary between $37,500 to $297,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 3,420 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as computer engineer.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for computer engineers in the United States: Microsoft ($273,000 a year), Apple ($217,500 a year), and Advanced Micro Devices ($216,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for computer engineers in the United States: San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($200,000 a year), San Jose Metro Area, CA ($183,500 a year), and Seattle Metro Area, WA ($146,000 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.