A Lead Software Engineer with Java/J2EE skills earns an average salary of $113,372 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$81,189 - $145,081
(Median)
$81K
$110K
$150K
MEDIAN: $113,371
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$29.03 - $76.97
(Median)
$29
$65
$77
MEDIAN: $65.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$81,189 - $145,081  
   
Bonus
$1,739 - $24,190  
Profit Sharing
$1,479 - $21,852  
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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$81,254 - $159,661  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 195
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$29.03 - $76.97  
   
Overtime
$77.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,739 - $24,190  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,479 - $21,852  
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).
)
$81,254 - $159,661  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Pay by Experience Level for Lead Software Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Lead Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
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Entry-Level
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National Average
$119,000

Mid-Career
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
54%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 78%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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