Entry-Level Lead Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Lead Software Development Engineer (SDE) is $88,352 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Python and Java/J2EE.

$65,640 - $134,745
$66K
$88K
$130K
MEDIAN: $88,352
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Salary
$65,640 - $134,745  
   
Bonus
$991 - $19,933  
Profit Sharing
$1,600  
Total Pay (?
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$66,076 - $137,735  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 58

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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
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
45%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Lead Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salaries

Python
▲41%

Java/J2EE
▲10%

National Average
$91,000

JavaScript
▼2%

C# Programming Language
▼2%

Java
▼2%

Object Oriented Programming (OOP)
▼2%

.NET
▼3%

SQL
▼4%

C++ Programming Language
▼4%

C#
▼6%

ASP.NET Framework
▼8%

Microsoft SQL Server
▼11%

HTML
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 10%