Entry-Level Lead Software Engineer Salary

The average salary for an Entry-Level Lead Software Engineer is $91,427 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Software Architecture and Java.

$67,063 - $129,932
$67K
$91K
$130K
MEDIAN: $91,427
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$19.73 - $66.55
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MEDIAN: $31.83
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$67,063 - $129,932  
   
Bonus
$501 - $13,088  
Profit Sharing
$973 - $14,094  
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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$67,207 - $133,012  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 297
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.73 - $66.55  
   
Overtime
$35.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$501 - $13,088  
   
Profit Sharing
$973 - $14,094  
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).
)
$67,207 - $133,012  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Key Stats for Lead Software Engineer

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
41%
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Skills That Affect Lead Software Engineer Salaries

Software Architecture
▲12%

Java
▲10%

Software Development
▲9%

Database
▲4%

C++ Programming Language
▲4%

Linux
▲2%

JavaScript
▼0%

National Average
$93,000

Project Management
▼1%

C++
▼2%

ASP.NET Framework
▼2%

C# Programming Language
▼8%

.NET
▼8%

SQL
▼9%

ASP.NET
▼12%

C#
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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