Pay for Lead Software Engineers with PHP skills sits in the ballpark of $94K annually. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$62,887 - $137,562
$63K
$94K
$140K
MEDIAN: $94,180
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$62,887 - $137,562  
   
Bonus
$586 - $12,071  
Profit Sharing
$2,100  
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$63,503 - $140,482  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 84

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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.


Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $77K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $98K. After one to two decades on the job, professionals can reap plentiful salaries that average out to the six-figure sum of $104K. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $96K on average.

Key Stats for Lead Software Engineer

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
6%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Lead Software Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$97,000

Late-Career
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Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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