Mid-Career Lead Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salary

The average pay for a Mid-Career Lead Software Development Engineer (SDE) is $97,214 per year. A skill in Java/J2EE is associated with high pay for this job.

$72,481 - $140,041
$72K
$98K
$140K
MEDIAN: $98,045
10%
50%
90%

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$49.13 - $66.13
$55
MEDIAN: $55.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$72,481 - $140,041  
   
Bonus
$981 - $21,699  
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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$73,771 - $146,590  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 200
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$55.00  
   
Overtime
$75.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$981 - $21,699  
   
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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$73,771 - $146,590  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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Key Stats for Lead Software Development Engineer (SDE)

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.
5-9 years
67%
10-19 years
33%
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Skills That Affect Lead Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salaries

Java/J2EE
▲12%

Object Oriented Programming (OOP)
▲7%

National Average
$101,000

Java
▼1%

C++
▼2%

C
▼2%

.NET
▼3%

JavaScript
▼3%

ASP.NET Framework
▼3%

ASP.NET
▼5%

C# Programming Language
▼5%

C#
▼6%

Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS
▼7%

HTML
▼10%

Microsoft SQL Server
▼11%

SQL
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 12%
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