Software Engineer Salary in Ireland

€51,915
per year
per month
€4,330
per month
per year
Bonus
€5,130/year
Bonus
€430/month

Software Engineer - Average Salary in Ireland

The average salary for a Software Engineer is €51,915 gross per year (€4,330 gross per month), which is 17% higher than the national average salary in Ireland.
Pay Scale: a Software Engineer can expect an average starting salary of €36,640. The highest salaries can exceed €120,000.
€36,640
Low
€51,915
Average
€120,000
High
€3,050
Low
€4,330
Average
€10,000
High
Total compensation includes salary plus bonus.
€2,000
€69,000
€140,000
Base Salary€36,640 - 120,000
Bonus€2,000 - 20,000
Total Compensation€38,640 - 140,000
€170
€5,750
€11,670
Base Salary€3,050 - 10,000
Bonus€170 - 1,670
Total Compensation€3,220 - 11,670

Software Engineer Salary Range

Low
€36,640
Average
€51,915
Senior
€70,928
High
€120,000
Low
€3,050
Average
€4,330
Senior
€5,910
High
€10,000
Among Computer Software Engineers, Junior Software Engineers tend to have the lowest salaries, while more experienced and highly skilled Senior Software Engineers enjoy the highest salaries.

Software Engineer - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Senior Software Engineer€71K/year
+36% 
Software QA Engineer€44K/year
 -16%
Junior / Graduate Software Engineer€40K/year
 -23%

Software Engineer - Pay by Experience Level in Ireland

An Entry Level Software Engineer with less than three years of experience can expect to earn €40,000 gross per year on average. A mid career Software Engineer with 4-9 years of experience earns an average compensation of €50,000, while a Senior Software Engineer with 10-20 years of experience makes on average €70,000. Software Engineers with more than 20 years of experience may earn more than €90,000.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Software Engineer

Late Career▲ +73%
Senior▲ +35%
Average Salary€51,915/year
Mid Career▼ -4%
Entry Level▼ -23%

Gender Breakdown

Female
15%
Male
85%

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The salary information presented on this page is based on salary data collected from Software Engineer jobs published on Jobted Ireland in the last 12 months and on public data sources (eg. Civil Service salary scales, HSE salary scales).
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Frequently asked questions about the salary of the Software Engineer

How much does a Software Engineer make in Ireland?
A Software Engineer in Ireland earns an average of €51,915 gross per year, which is about €4,330 gross per month. Everything you need to know about the salary of the Software Engineer updated to 2022.
What is the starting salary for a Software Engineer in Ireland?
The starting salary of a Software Engineer in Ireland is around €36,640 gross per year. Junior Software Engineers usually have a lower salary.
What is the highest salary for a Software Engineer in Ireland?
The highest salary of a Software Engineer in Ireland can reach and exceed €120,000 gross per year. Senior Software Engineers usually have the highest salaries.
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