Software engineers are in demand now than ever before. There are certain countries where you'll earn more money for your skill and hard work. Here's a list of the 12 countries where software engineering pays the most on average.
12. France: $54,700
Employees also in the country where they get one of the best qualities of life.
11. United Kingdom: $56,200
The rate is around $13,000 more than an average employee in the country.
10. Canada: $57,500
The job was ranked 12th best in a 2015 Best Jobs article from Canadian Business.
9. New Zealand: $59,600
The country has a shortage of software engineers.
8. Sweden: $61,400
No shortages but the role is in demand.
7. Germany: $63,800
SAP and Siemens is one of the world's largest corporations and based here.
6. Australia: $65,900
Software engineers earn around $4,000 more than the average citizen.
5. Israel: $70,700
It is Bloomberg's 6th most favorable countries for tech firms, making it a software engineer's dream.
4. Denmark: $71,500
Polaris has just bought 65% of Configit and will expand the company.
3. United States: $76,000
It is the home of Silicon Valley, and software engineers earn around $20,000 more than the average citizen.
2. Norway: $81,400
The downside here is the pay is $15,000 on average less than the average worker.
1. Switzerland: $104,200
This is just an average, and many are paid much more!
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