Experienced Lead Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salary

The average pay for an Experienced Lead Software Development Engineer (SDE) is $111,239 per year.

$78,900 - $147,585
$79K
$110K
$150K
MEDIAN: $111,239
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$40.85 - $97.87
$41
$61
$98
MEDIAN: $61.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$78,900 - $147,585  
   
Bonus
$2,936 - $25,490  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $19,392  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$79,660 - $158,013  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 234
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$40.85 - $97.87  
   
Overtime
$40.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$2,936 - $25,490  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $19,392  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$79,660 - $158,013  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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Key Stats for Lead Software Development Engineer (SDE)

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.
10-19 years
91%
20 years or more
9%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Lead Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salaries

C++ Programming Language
▲5%

Java/J2EE
▲4%

JavaScript
▲2%

Object Oriented Programming (OOP)
▲2%

Java
▲1%

National Average
$118,000

C++
▼1%

HTML
▼2%

C# Programming Language
▼3%

.NET
▼3%

C#
▼4%

C
▼5%

ASP.NET Framework
▼5%

ASP.NET
▼9%

Microsoft SQL Server
▼9%

SQL
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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