Lead Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salary

The average salary for a Lead Software Development Engineer (SDE) is Rs 961,749 per year. Experience strongly influences pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are C, Linux, and C++.

Rs 517,573 - Rs 1,546,519
Rs 520K
Rs 960K
Rs 2M
MEDIAN: Rs 961,748

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Rs 0Rs 600KRs 1.2MRs 1.8M
Rs 517,573 - Rs 1,546,519  
Rs 0.00 - Rs 186,570  
Profit Sharing
Rs 2,043 - Rs 153,193  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
Rs 547,572 - Rs 1,620,244  
Country: India | Currency: INR | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,384

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What is it like working as a Lead Software Development Engineer (SDE)?

Lead Software Development Engineer (SDE) in Gurgaon:
"A Satisfying Job"
Pros: Lots of new technology to work with, no real impounding deadlines, a relaxed casual environment. Very technical mentors and seniors, a flat reporting hierarchy. Liberal work hours of 10:40 AM to 6:00 PM.
Cons: 6 days work a week, bit of a sluggish HR department and delay in annual procedure of bonus and increment.

Lead Software Development Engineer (SDE) in Bangalore:
Pros: Corporate culture, work flexibility, Great directors and leaders
Cons: Senior management handle subordinates poorly. Extremely biased review process. Higher ups does not know how to conduct review meetings and setting goals

Lead Software Development Engineer (SDE) in Bangalore:
"Compensation Evaluation"
Pros: Software Design Business Analysis
Cons: Management

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Experience Affects Lead Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salaries

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Rs 994,000

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 394 votes.


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90 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 7%
vision benefits Vision: 7% employee benefits None: 16%