The average pay for an Entry-Level Lead Software Development Engineer (SDE) is $85,015 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Java/J2EE and Python.

$64,969 - $123,909
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MEDIAN: $85,015
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$64,969 - $123,909  
   
Bonus
$973 - $19,727  
Profit Sharing
$1,600  
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$65,410 - $133,987  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 65

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Lead Software Development Engineer (SDE) Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Lead Software Development Engineer (SDE) in Southlake:
"Too many meetings and lack of good developers."
Prepare to set low standards on developers in the team as it's hard to get a good one where you can just give tasks and leave without any worries.

Key Stats for Lead Software Development Engineer (SDE)

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
055
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
42%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Lead Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salaries

Java/J2EE
up arrow 13%

Python
up arrow 13%

C# Programming Language
0%

Java
0%

Object Oriented Programming (OOP)
0%

National Average
$88,000

JavaScript
up arrow 1%

.NET
up arrow 1%

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 1%

C#
up arrow 3%

SQL
up arrow 3%

ASP.NET Framework
up arrow 6%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 9%

HTML
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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