A Late-Career Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE) earns an average salary of $123,523 per year.

$98,731 - $151,773
$99K
$120K
$150K
MEDIAN: $123,523
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90%

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$47.50 - $82.50
$56
MEDIAN: $55.96
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$98,731 - $151,773  
   
Bonus
$491.32 - $20,769  
Profit Sharing
$13,757  
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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$98,555 - $162,809  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 86
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$55.96  
   
Overtime
$55.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$491.32 - $20,769  
   
Profit Sharing
$13,757  
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).
)
$98,555 - $162,809  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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Key Stats for Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE)

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
0100
20 years or more
100%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salaries

C# Programming Language
up arrow 10%

C++
up arrow 7%

Java
up arrow 7%

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 5%

C
0%

JavaScript
0%

Microsoft SQL Server
0%

National Average
$127,000

.NET
up arrow 1%

C#
up arrow 4%

Linux
up arrow 5%

C programming Language
up arrow 6%

SQL
up arrow 8%

Oracle
up arrow 9%

ASP.NET
up arrow 14%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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