Consulting Software Engineer Salary

Consulting Software Engineers in the United States can expect to earn a very comfortable salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $128K) surpassing six figures annually. There are far more male Consulting Software Engineers survey respondents than women, making up 88 percent. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$81,094 - $158,937
$81K
$130K
$160K
MEDIAN: $127,728
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$81,094 - $158,937  
   
Bonus
$1,454 - $24,730  
Profit Sharing
$24,566  
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$82,434 - $177,701  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 41

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Job Description for Consulting Software Engineer

  • Test and document software for client applications.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for client applications.
  • Write code to create single-threaded or user interface event driven applications, either stand-alone and those which access servers or services.
  • Use source debuggers and visual development environments.

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Pay by Experience Level for Consulting Software Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Consulting Software Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Consulting Software Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 55 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Consulting Software Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $96,000 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Consulting Software Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $132,000 based on 22 salaries. A Consulting Software Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $143,000 based on 15 salaries.

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Key Stats for Consulting Software Engineer

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
37%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Consulting Software Engineer Salaries

▲11%

▲2%

National Average
$130,000

Mid-Career
▼26%

Entry-Level
▼48%

Skills That Affect Consulting Software Engineer Salaries

▲24%

Linux
▲17%

C++
▲10%

National Average
$130,000

UNIX
▼19%

SQL
▼25%

Oracle
▼28%

JavaScript
▼29%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
37%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 8%
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