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Lead Computer Software Engineer, Applications Salary (United States)

A Lead Computer Software Engineer, Applications earns an average salary of $94,147 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are JavaScript, UNIX, and C++. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Lead Computer Software Engineer, Applications Salary (?
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$61,078 - $124,366
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$61,078 - $124,366  
   
Bonus
$974 - $15,123  
Profit Sharing
$1,007 - $10,213  
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$61,907 - $133,107  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 286
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Job Description for Lead Computer Software Engineer, Applications

Lead computer software engineers for applications are responsible for leading the development of software applications within their organization. They are in charge of facilitating communication among engineers, developers, and other technical staff on project requirements and information, as well as helping motivate their peers to meet all project goals while minimizing use of company resources. Additionally, these engineers review software code to make sure it meets project specifications, as well as process applications to search for bugs and review memory consumption features. Lead computer software engineers generally report their progress to the software development manager in their organization.
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Lead Computer Software Engineer, Applications Tasks
  • 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.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for client applications.
  • Test and document software for client applications.
  • Mentor other employees in development methodologies.

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Experience Affects Lead Computer Software Engineer, Applications Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%
National Average
$97,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Skills That Affect Lead Computer Software Engineer, Applications Salaries

JavaScript
up arrow 16%
UNIX
up arrow 15%
C++
up arrow 11%
Java
up arrow 9%
Linux
up arrow 8%
Oracle
up arrow 4%
National Average
$97,000
HTML
up arrow 2%
SQL
up arrow 3%
C#
up arrow 3%
Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 4%
.NET
up arrow 5%
Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 5%
ASP.NET
up arrow 5%
Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 70 votes.

Gender

Female
16%
female alumni
 
Male
84%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
49%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 8%