A Late-Career Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE) earns an average salary of $124,131 per year.

$98,004 - $152,572
(Median)
$98K
$120K
$150K
MEDIAN: $124,130
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MEDIAN: $56.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$98,004 - $152,572  
   
Bonus
$491.32 - $20,673  
Profit Sharing
$8,000  
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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$98,011 - $164,146  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 102
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$56.32  
   
Overtime
$55.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$491.32 - $20,673  
   
Profit Sharing
$8,000  
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).
)
$98,011 - $164,146  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7
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Skills That Affect Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salaries

C# Programming Language
up arrow 8%

C++
up arrow 7%

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 7%

Java
up arrow 7%

JavaScript
up arrow 2%

National Average
$128,000

C
up arrow 1%

.NET
up arrow 2%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 3%

ASP.NET Framework
up arrow 4%

C#
up arrow 5%

C programming Language
up arrow 5%

Linux
up arrow 5%

SQL
up arrow 8%

Oracle
up arrow 10%

ASP.NET
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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