Geek Love: Companies That Pay Software Engineers the Most

By Bloomberg Rankings and Marcus Chan - 2013-10-25T21:27:38Z

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8. Wal-Mart Stores

The world's largest retailer, which faces competition from, paid its software engineers an average base salary of $122,110. The size of the workforce at the Bentonville, Arkansas-based company did not significantly change from a year ago, according to the latest data. However, the company plans to double its e-commerce staff in Brazil, where its Web-based sales are growing twice as fast as the industry average.