Senior Software Engineer in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

A Senior Software Engineer in Washington, District of Columbia earns an average salary of $116,313 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. A skill in HTML is associated with high pay for this job.

$88,117 - $149,255
$88K
$120K
$150K
MEDIAN: $116,313
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$56.73 - $101.61
$57
$85
$100
MEDIAN: $85.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$88,117 - $149,255  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,648  
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
Total Pay (?
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$90,555 - $161,095  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 142
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$56.73 - $101.61  
   
Overtime
$69.21  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,648  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
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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$90,555 - $161,095  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Software Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Senior Software Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Software Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $101,000 based on 25 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Software Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $115,000 based on 78 salaries. An experienced Senior Software Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $124,000 based on 74 salaries. A Senior Software Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $136,000 based on 18 salaries.

Key Stats for Senior Software Engineer

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
12%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries

▲13%

▲3%

National Average
$120,000

▼4%

Entry-Level
▼16%

Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries

▲16%

▲8%

▲4%

Python
▲4%



C programming Language
▲2%

▲1%

JavaScript
▼0%

National Average
$120,000

▼3%

C++
▼3%

C#
▼4%

▼6%

C
▼7%

SQL
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 8%