The average pay for a Mid-Career Lead Software Engineer is $99,635 per year.

$73,893 - $139,093
$74K
$100K
$140K
MEDIAN: $99,634
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$30.71 - $88.08
$31
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$88
MEDIAN: $50
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$73,893 - $139,093  
   
Bonus
$1,005 - $19,603  
Profit Sharing
$979 - $19,574  
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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$74,937 - $146,812  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 925
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$30.71 - $88.08  
   
Overtime
$20.27 - $74.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,005 - $19,603  
   
Profit Sharing
$979 - $19,574  
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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$74,937 - $146,812  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 22

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Key Stats for Lead Software Engineer

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 123 votes.
5-9 years
69%
10-19 years
31%
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Skills That Affect Lead Software Engineer Salaries

up arrow 9%

Software Architecture
up arrow 5%

JavaScript
up arrow 2%

Software Development
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Database
up arrow 1%

Java/J2EE
up arrow 1%

National Average
$102,000

.NET
up arrow 2%

C++
up arrow 2%

ASP.NET Framework
up arrow 2%

C
up arrow 2%

ASP.NET
up arrow 3%

SQL
up arrow 3%

C# Programming Language
up arrow 5%

C#
up arrow 6%

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 123 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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