Consulting Software Engineer Salary

Average pay for Consulting Software Engineers in the United States is more than reasonable, with annual salaries pushing past the six-figure mark ($125K). Most Consulting Software Engineers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. Male Consulting Software Engineers far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$81,094 - $160,995
$81K
$120K
$160K
MEDIAN: $124,919
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Salary
$81,094 - $160,995  
   
Bonus
$750 - $32,000  
Profit Sharing
$24,566  
Total Pay (?
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$82,434 - $178,568  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 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

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Consulting Software Engineers who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $67K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $96K. After 10 to 20 years, professionals can make it pretty big; the median salary sits in the six-figure neighborhood of $132K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $143K on average.

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Key Stats for Consulting Software Engineer

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
35%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Consulting Software Engineer Salaries

▲13%

▲4%

National Average
$126,000

Mid-Career
▼24%

Entry-Level
▼47%

Skills That Affect Consulting Software Engineer Salaries

▲27%

Linux
▲20%

C++
▲13%

National Average
$126,000

UNIX
▼17%

SQL
▼23%

Oracle
▼26%

JavaScript
▼27%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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