Geek Love: Companies That Pay Software Engineers the Most

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

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4. Google

The search giant, which recently surpassed $1,000 a share, paid its software engineers an average base salary of $127,143. The Mountain View, California-based company's workforce decreased by 13 percent from a year ago, according to the latest data.